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WORLD CHAMPION, TRAILBLAZER + THOUGHT LEADER

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ABOUT
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OKLAHOMA'S 1ST FEMALE BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU BLACK BELT

I began training in martial arts at the age of 42 (I am currently 60). My interest in martial arts started at the age of 13 when an after-school martial arts class was offered at my Jr. High School. Unfortunately, my father wouldn’t consent because he said: “girls did not participate in combative sports.” This was very hard for me to accept, but I still had my love for Bruce Lee and martial arts films. It wasn’t until I was 41 that I was posed with the question by my friend and mentor, Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones, “What is stopping you from achieving this dream now?” So, with the realization of having nothing to stop me, I enrolled in Karate class at Apollo’s Martial Arts right after my 42nd birthday. 


Accomplishments:

First Female BJJ Blackbelt in the State of Oklahoma; First African American Female BJJ Black Belt under Carlos Machado Affiliation; Tulsa, Oklahoma Impact Woman of Color of the Year; 2x World Champion; BJJ Master Ranked #3 Internationally for BJJ; Female Black Belt Master 6; 2017 Inductee into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame; 2021 AAMA Inductee; 2021 Inductee into the Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame; 2021 Sport Karate Museum Honoree; 2021 Black Belt Co-Instructor; Girls in Gis 22 State Championships; Multiple National Championships; 
40 + Karate Grand Championships; Lifetime Achievement Award by the Whirlwind Classic Tournament

Affiliations:

Elite PublicationsAmerican Martial Arts Alliance Girls In Gis StretchLab South Tulsa OsteoStrong The Athletes Sportsbag │Grappling Getaways Bombsai Handmade Soaps

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BEST SELLING +
AWARD WINNING 

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CO-AUTHOR Of

ELITE MARTIAL ARTISTS

IN AMERICA

There are so many American Men & Women who have used their martial arts platform to become some of the most influential thought leaders in life & business. The Elite Martial Artists in America compilation book focusing on life lessons, leadership, and business, all in one publication. Never before has there been a book to bring together a total life package. Our co-authors are experts in their own right based on their personal achievements in life, leadership, and business. Discover the hidden secret that separates one martial artist from another as they share the secrets to life, secrets leadership, and secrets to business. 

Professor Kimberly Blake joins her fellow martial arts leaders in this best-selling unique compilation book! In her chapter "Getting There From Here: Adjust Until You Become the You of You," Blake tells readers, "Never be afraid to follow your heart, passion, or dreams, no matter the timing. Age is only a convenient way of keeping track of our experiences." 

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COMING Soon

MOM CHAMP: THE QUIET STORM 

KIMBERLY BLAKE'S Highly Anticipated Autobiography!

FEATURES
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MY JOURNEY +
MY LIFE LESSONS

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