Leadership Program

The National Association of Professional Martial Artists Leadership Program - Creating Leaders of Character

Karate International of West Raleigh's Leadership Program - 1karateDedicated to creating the next generation of "Leaders of Character" one black belt at a time using valuable lessons of the world's greatest leaders.

Our comprehensive leadership program is geared towards students that wish to grow beyond their black belt training and make a firm commitment to ongoing training. Students that are accepted in to the Leadership Program are required to fill out the application below in order to be accepted into the program. Students of all belt levels and abilities may apply, even new students. The program consists of physical curriculum as well as written lessons, which are provided through a partnership with the National Association of Professional Martial Artists (NAPMA).  

Our leadership program curriculum includes:

  • Self-Mastery (Independence)
  • Mastering Teamwork (Interdependence)
  • 1 to 1- Individual Leadership
  • Mastering Group Leadership
  • Executive Leadership
  • 3 Mandates of a Leader
  • Competence and Character
  • Management vs. Leadership
  • Motivational Leadership
  • Talent Scouting
  • 5 Levels of Leadership
  • And Much, Much More!

Karate International of West Raleigh's Leadership Program - 1leadershipposterThese lessons have created and inspired the greatest leaders of our time, and now you and your family can benefit from them as well!

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Notable leaders studied by the NAPMA Leadership Program include:

  • Tony Robbins #1 Motivational Speaker
  • Zig Ziglar - Author, Trainer, Motivational Mentor
  • Ronald Reagan - Former President of the United States of America
  • Nelson Mandela - Former President of South Africa
  • Oprah Winfrey - Media Mogul, Entrepeneur, Philanthropist
  • Brian Tracy - Top Business Performance Coach
  • Norman Shwarzkopf - Former 4-Star General
  • Condelezza Rice - Former United States Secretary of State
  • Stephen Oliver - CEO of National Association of Professional Martial Artists
  • Dalai Lama - Leader of Tibetan Buddhism, Humanitarian
  • Warren Buffett - One of the Wealthiest People in the World, Philanthropist
  • Mahatma Ghandi - Civil Rights Leader, Non-Violent Activist
  • Toby Milroy - COO of National Association of Professional Martial Artists
  • Tim Cook - CEO of Apple Computers
  • Steve Jobs - Founder of Apple Computers
  • Margaret Thatcher - Former Prime Minister of the U.K.
  • Jeff Smith - 1st World Karate Champion
  • Shad Helmstetter - Best Selling Author, Self-Talk Expert
  • Martin Dempsey - Former 4-Star General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Jim Rohn - Entrepreneur, Author, Motivational Speaker
  • Martin Luther King - Civil Rights Leader, Pastor, Activist
  • Colin Powell - Former 4-Star General, U.S. Secretary of State
  • Seth Godin - Business Leader, Author, Human Performance Expert
  • Richard Branson - Business Magnate, Investor
  • John Maxwell - Leadership Development Expert, Best Selling Author
  • Nido Qubein - President of High Point University, Author, Speaker
  • Elon Musk - Engineer, Business Magnate, Inventor