1st Dan Blackbelt (Shodan)
1st Dan by Hitoshi Kasuya Sensei – Japan – 6/8/2017
2001 – Gold Medal – Mens Kyu Grade Kata
2002 – Bronze Medal – Mens Kyu Grade Kata
2003 – Silver Medal – Mens Kumite 10th Kyu to 1st Dan
2015 – Silver Medal – Veterans Kyu Grade Kata – SKI WA State Championships
2016 – Silver Medal – Veterans Kyu Grade Kata – SKI WA State Championships
2016 – Silver Medal – Mens Kyu Grade Kata – SKI WA State Championships
Reason for starting karate?
I went to Cannington High school in the ’80s, my Mum thought it would be a good idea to do martial arts. I was also interested in Martial Arts and Bruce Lee movies.
Why do you like doing karate?
I like doing karate because of the increase in fitness, focus on discipline and the fact the sport is based on the value of respect.
What have you learned from your karate?
Karate is for life.