MEET OUR KARATE CLASSES INSTRUCTORS

Personal Training Karate Perth Instructor

Personal Training Karate PerthOur professional team of instructors hold some of the highest qualifications in Australia. Through teaching methods which have been successful since Shobukan was established in 1974, you or your child will benefit mentally and physically through Karate for Kids training with Shobukan Karate in Perth ,Western Australia.

Our instructors are a qualified under the Australian Sports Commission Coaching accreditation scheme,and have Working with Children checks.

Master Kyoshin Kayo – 9th Dan

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Shihan Dion Panossian

8th Dan
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Shihan Dion Panossian

8th Dan Shito Ryu

Trained and graded under Kyoshi Kyoshin Kayo  9th Dan , direct student of Kosei Kuniba, Kenwa Mabuni and Ryusei Tomoyori.

5th Dan Ryuei Ryu

Trained and graded by Sensei Tsuguo Sakumoto 9th Dan – 3 x World Champion, Coach of multiple world champions including Olympic Gold medalist Ryo Kiyuna.

World Karate Federation

  • World Kumite Referee A
  • World Kata Judge A
  • Member of World Karate Federation Referee Commission 2011 – 2021
  • Appointed Chief Referee 2017 Premier League Okinawa ,Japan
  • Appointed Chief Referee 2018 Premier League Tokyo ,Japan
  • Appointed Chief Referee 2019 Premier League Shanghai ,China
  • Selected as Referee for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games shortlist.

Oceania Karate Federation

  • Chairman Oceania Karate Federation Referee Council.

Australian Karate Federation

  • Chairman Australian Karate Federation Referee Council.
  • Selected as Referee for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
  • Bronze level – Australian Sports Commission (Karate Specific).

West Australian Karate Federation

  • President – West Australian Karate Federation. 2013-2019.

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Other

Kali Sikran Interanation – Black Belt

Shihan Michael Panossian

7th Dan Shito Ryu

Trained and graded under Kyoshi Kyoshin Kayo  9th Dan , direct student of Kosei Kuniba, Kenwa Mabuni and Ryusei Tomoyori.

4th Dan Ryuei Ryu

Trained and graded by Sensei Tsuguo Sakumoto 9th Dan – 3 x World Champion, Coach of multiple world champions including Olympic Gold medalist Ryo Kiyuna.

World Karate Federation

  • World Karate Federation – Kumite & Kata Coach

Australian Karate Federation

  • Silver level Coach – Australian Sports Commission (Karate Specific)
  • National Coach – Australian Karate Federation.
  • National Referee – Australian Karate Federation

West Australian Karate Federation

  • State Coach

Other

  •  Kali Sikaran International Black Belt

Lauren Meintjes

Lauren Meintjes 2nd Dan
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