Professor Bill Grossman began his training in the Kenpo Karate system in 1972, under the instruction of Grandmaster Rick Alemany, 10th Dan. After five grueling years of training, Mr. Grossman earned his Student Black Belt. Later, in 1978, Mr. Grossman began teaching as he continued his education with Grandmaster Alemany. Professor Grossman holds a 7th Dan in the Kenpo Karate System, along with a teaching certificate in Modern Arnis, from the system founder, Grandmaster Remy Presas. In addition to Kenpo and Arnis, Professor Grossman teaches Wing Chun Kung Fu, along with martial arts weapons, including Bo, Chinese Broadsword, Katana, Tonfa and Kamas.
Professor Grossman has enjoyed a long, successful competition career in addition to his teaching experiences. Of his over 500 first-place black belt division victories, the more notable championships include: 1983-84 Forms Grand Champion, Super Star Nationals; Golden Gate Championships Grand Champion; South Bay Kajukenbo Open Champion; Grasso’s ’86 Martial Arts Open Champion; ’90 AMAPA Nationals Champion; San Francisco Open Champion; West Coast Nationals Champion; and on the national curcuit, he has consistently placed in the top-top ten in such notable events as Ralph Castro’s Nationals and the Battle of Atlanta. Professor Grossman has been consistently top-ranked regionally and nationally by Karate Illustrated Magazine and the National Black Belt League. Professor Grossman is the promoter for 3 major annual tournaments; The Cable Car Karate Challenge; Gold Coast Karate Championships and the California Battle of Champions.