Dr. Amir Lamei is the son of Shihan Siamak Lamei. He started training under his father at age 6 and has been in martial arts for 27 years. He holds a Yondan (4th Degree) Black Belt in both Shotokan karate and Olympic Style Taekwondo (World Taekwondo Federation), and a Sandan (3rd Degree) Black Belt in ITA Taekwondo, in which he won 9 National Championships. In 2003 he and his father started Ultimate Karate and Fitness in Marietta and are proud to have led many of their students to becoming state, regional, and National Champions. Sensei Amir took a hiatus from teaching martial arts in 2010 when he moved to Augusta, Georgia to attend the Medical College of Georgia. He graduated from Dental school in 2014 and continued his education by specializing in Orthodontics. While in Dental school, Dr. Lamei was inducted a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society and served as President of the American Student Dental Association. He is now practicing Orthodontics in Marietta with Dr. Harold Enoch and is happy to be back in the dojo.