— Since 1981 —
Instructed by 8x World Champion, Troy Dorsey's Karate is your go-to Karate and Martial Arts facility in Mansfield, Texas. Troy instills the values of discipline, self-control, and respect. Troy Dorsey is an internationally renowned martial artist, 8-time World Champion, and is recognized as one of the greatest martial artists of all time.
Founded in 1981 Troy Dorsey's Karate is located in Troy’s hometown of Mansfield, Texas. Troy’s passion does not end on the mats; he carries his love and passion for people throughout the streets of his hometown. He is a recognized strong community leader, is actively involved in his church, and most importantly, he is a loving father to his two daughters and a caring husband to his wife of 28 years.
With over 35 years of teaching experience, Mr. Dorsey provides training for people of all ages, physical abilities, and fitness levels. He specializes in not only the physical aspects of martial arts, but also in teaching valuable life skills. He is well known well in the community for his special ability to work with children and help them improve in the areas of academic achievement, attitude, focus, self-control, confidence, and respect.
WHO WE ARE
Our students learn to become more confident and contributing members of our community with our emphasis on self-defense and life skills.
Troy Dorsey is an internationally renowned martial artist, 8X World Champion, and acknowledged as one of the greatest martial artists of all time. Troy earned his Black Belt at age 15, this sparked a passionate career and lifelong love for martial arts.
Troy Dorsey, was born and raised in Mansfield, Texas. He is actively involved in his community and teaches karate to men, women, and children of all ages. Troy instills the values of discipline, self-control, respect, and the dangers of drugs and alcohol, while promoting making good grades. Troy began taking karate instruction at the age of 11 in 1974, and is involved with community service and volunteering. Troy holds a particularly unique distinction as the only man in history to hold World Titles in Kickboxing, Karate, and Boxing.
✪ 1980 Named Top Amateur kick-boxer of the year
✪ 1982 Sets the world record for quickest knockout in kickboxing history, 9 seconds in 1st round
✪ 1985 Becomes the only person to ever win two World Titles at the WAKO World Championships in London England, one in point fighting and one in full contact fighting.
✪ 1985 Wins first Professional boxing match
✪ 1987 Becomes ISKA World Bantam Weight Champion Kick-boxing Champion defeating Felipe Garcia
✪ 1989 Tae Kwon Do Hall of Fame names Troy Dorsey as Professional Fighter of the Year
✪ 1989 US television names Troy Dorsey vs. Harold Rhodes Fight of the Year
✪ 1989 Wins PKO World Champion in Gothenburg, Sweden
✪ 1990 Tae Kwon Do Times names Troy Dorsey fighter of the Year
✪ 1991 Inducted into World Martial Arts Hall of Fame
✪ 1991 Wins IBF World Champion Title Fight Las Vegas, NV
✪ 1991 Becomes the first man in history to hold world titles in both Boxing and Kickboxing
✪ 1991 Receives a Proclamation and Key to the City from his hometown Mansfield, TX and the city proclaims August 27-31 as Troy Dorsey Week
✪ 1991 City of Mansfield awards Troy Dorsey the Chamber of Commerce President’s Award
✪ 1992 Sets the record for the most punches thrown in a boxing match 1,527 in a 12 round fight
✪ 1992 Troy Dorsey vs. Kevin Kelly named Fight of the Year
✪ 1996 Inducted into the World Karate Union Hall of Fame
✪ 1997 Inducted into Texas Martial Arts Hall of Fame
✪ 2003 Martial Arts Digest names Troy Dorsey greatest all around fighter in history