Instructor Profile

Sensei Yasu Yahiro

4th Dan Black Belt
'01, '03~'09 = National Lightweight Champion
'06 = All Japan Lightweight 3rd place
'05, '09 = World Cup Australian representative
'07 = World Tournament Australian representative
'11-present = National Head Coach

Over 22 years experience in martial arts.
Trained under Sensei Frank Russo, a legend in Australian Kyokushin Karate.
Has fought and trained with many Karate practitioners around the globe.
Undefeated in Australia's under 80kg division during his career.
Has lead the Australian team to various championships and training events overseas.
Currently in charge of the National Squad, aimed at producing the first Australian world champion.


Sensei Riina Yahiro

1st Dan Black Belt
'10-'11 = Karate Dream Festival All Japan Kata Champion
'16 = Karate Dream Festival All Japan Kata Champion
'07-'13 = All Japan Youth Team Member

Trained under WKO President Kenji Midori, and All Japan Champion Kenta Mori.
Also studied under Former All Japan Champion and World Cup finalist Kumiko Sunakawa as assistant instructor.
She has obtained the skills to help young and old students according to their ability, and let them improve to their next level.