- 6th Degree Black Belt
- First Woman in India & only women in South Asian Country to become a World
Karate Federation (WKF) Referee.
- First Woman in India to become an Asian Referee (AKF)
- She is the highest qualified World Karate Referee in India
- Chair person of the Referee Council of Maharashtra Karate Association (MKA)
- Vice Chair person of the Referee Council of Karate Association of India (KAI)
Shihan Shaheen Ansari has been practising Karate since 1984. As a teenager she has attended a number of training camps at Khandala, Pune, Alibag, where she was graded and achieved her black belt in 1989. Now she holds the Rank of Sixth Degree Black Belt. She is the Senior Most Women Karateka in India.
She has visited countries like Singapore, Malaysia and Phillipines in 1990 for training where she won a Gold Medal in the Indo-Malaysian Event at Malayasia. She has also participated as a referee in various tournaments held in Japan, Hongkong, Serbia, Paris, Spain, Germany, Khazakistan and China.
Over the years she has continued her training and also imparting training to students as well as her own kids. She has represented India at the Karate Common Wealth Games in Scotland and for the 2008 World Karate Championship in Tokyo.
With her pure dedication and hard work she has won State Championship Titles for 5 Years from 2007 to 2011, won National Titles for 3 Consecutive Years and also became the National Champion for the year 2010 -2011.
In August 2010, she qualified as an Asian Karate Referee and in October the same year she qualified as World Judge for Karate and became the First & the only Indian Woman to achieve this qualification. In Oct 2013 in Spain she cleared yet another Referee examination and became the highest qualified referee in India.
She was made the Captain of the Women Karate Team of Maharashtra, and also participated in the National Games which was held in Jarkhand in 2011.