Yes and No.
Yes in that he was awarded the levels by several karate institutes, who were happy to have him as a student and be associated with him.
Yesish for technical skill and ability -but with his manic depression, he utterly lacked any self discipline – so no. Elvis Presley was never actually qualified, he was more of a “Boot to the Head” tourist.
Elvis Presley movies were some of the first 1960s movies to showcase karate; and it certainly made for exciting staging during the 1970s concerts. He even tried to produce a karate documentary:
Elvis even one time, in 1977, broke up a fight. He did a kick and knocked a packet of smokes from the Aggressor’s shirt pocket without touching the guy at all.
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