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World Class Instructors

In an age where there’s a Martial Arts schools on every corner, in an unregulated industry (anyone regardless of credentials can start a Martial Arts school) and everyone’s a “master”, we want to differentiate ourselves from the phonies. Real benefits

Shihan Martin Phillips Co-Founding Instructor of Sunshine Coast Karate (est. 2000) Sunshine Coast Karate Head Instructor QLD Chito-Ryu Karate-Do Regional Head Instructor Co-Founder of Karate4Life Edojo Training History: Studying Chito-Ryu Karate-Do since 1984. Dan Level: 5th Dan Instructor Qualification:  Shihan   Competitive Highlights:   Numerous

Shihan Sandra Phillips Co-Founding Instructor of Sunshine Coast Karate (est. 2000) Co-Founder of Karate4Life Edojo Author: A Way of Living Book Series Training History: Studying Chito-Ryu Karate-Do since 1990. Dan Level: 5th Dan Instructor Qualification:  Shihan Current Instructors:  Left – Shihan Martin Phillips (5th

A Brief Chito-Ryu History

The founder of Chito-Ryu Karate-Do, Chinen Gua (1898-1984) who later changed his name to Tsuyoshi Chitose  was born in Naha, Okinawa.  He was later affectionately known by his students as O Sensei (great teacher).  He began his training in Tode

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