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Instructors

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Brando Pillay

  • Provincial, National and International Champion;
  • 4th Dan Black belt (one of the youngest in the world graded by Prof. Kanazawa);
  • Gold Medalist at Indira Gandhi Memorial Championships in 2000 in New Delhi;
  • SKISA National Kumite Champion: 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Kanazawa Cup Kata Champion: 2000, 2001, 2002 Sport Karate (All Styles) Champion: 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Represented SKISA at the 7th World Champs- Indonesia 2000
  • Coach: KZN Provincial Team & SKI National Team;
  • Reebok qualified Tae-Bo Instructor
  • SKISA National captain and coach since 2003

 

 

Trevor Ganess

  • 4th Dan
  • Snr Protea Colours
  • Head Instructor Phoenix Region

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Kruben Pillay

  • 4th Dan
  • Senior Instructor  Gauteng
  • Gold Medalist – Kanazawa Cup – 75kg 1995
  • Western Gauteng Colours 1996
  • Contested in 5 SKIF World Championships, Japan 94, Italy 97, Indonesia 2000, South Africa 03; Japan 06
  • Participated in India Delhi – Silver/Bronze Medal 1997, Malaysia (Perak, Kuala Lumpur)
  • Communication Officer SKISA Team 2000 Indo - Bali
  • Western Gauteng Colours 1996
  • Received Protea Colours 2003
  • Secretary General and Draw Sheets Officer – SKISA 1997 - 2006
  • Tournament Commissioner SKIF World Championship 2003
  • Kardio Warrior Instructor Westonaria Gym 2004
  • Served as KASA Secretary General
  • Served as SASKA Secretary General
  • Instructor Westonaria  – SKI
  • Instructor Glenharvie  – SKI
  • Instructor Daxina  – SKI
  • Chief Instructor – Westrand SKI
  • Executive Officer – Westrand All Styles 2012
  • President – Gauteng Karate Federation 2012
  • KSA Additional Executive member - 2012
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Mergenthen Naidoo

  • 3rd Dan
  • Gold Medallist at the Indira Gandhi 50th Independence Championships in 1997 in India
  • Achieved Protea Colours in 1998;
  • Represented South Africa in the African Cup Championships in 1998 in Cameroon;
  • Participated in the 7th SKI World Championships in 2000 in Indonesia;
  • Provincial and National Champion
  • 2003 achieves Senior Protea Colours

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Juan J. Lista Garcia

  • 3rd Dan
  • Head Instructor Mpumalanga
  • Started practising karate in 1982 in Matanzas, Cuba.
  • Gold medal in the National University Karate-Do Championship. Cuba 1988. Kata
  • Bronze medal in the National University Karate-Do Championship. Cuba 1988. Kumite
  • Participation in several provincial and national championships in Cuba from 1985 to 1990.
  • Gold medal in Kata at the International Ashihara Karate-Do Championship. Cape Town 2003.
  • November 2006 participated in the 9th SKIF World Cup in Japan

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Lorenzo Pillay

  • 4th  Dan SKIF
  • Member of the SKISA National Team
  • 2007 All Styles Asian Kumite Champion Under 75kg 2004
  • Instructor Durban and Districts

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Sensei Evita Pillay

  • 4th Dan
  • Australia

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Jeffery Gumbi

  • 2000 SA WKF All Styles Champ
  • National South African all-styles Champion in 2001;
  • Achieved Protea colours in 2001.
  • Selected for Protea Team to Fight at the World Champs Greece
  • 2003 Bronze Medalist SKIF World Champs Icc Durban

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Tina Lee Singh

  • Age- born 24.07.84  
    Grade- Sandan
    1997 – Provincial – All-Styles (KASA)
  • 1998 – Provincial Colours –All Styles (KASA)
  • 1999 – Provincial and National Colours –All Styles (KASA) Provincial and national Colours –Sports Karate
  • Selected to represent South Africa at the 8th SKIF World Championships, Bali, Indonesia
  • 2000 - Achieved Bronze Medal at 7th SKIF World Championships, Bali, Indonesia
  • 2001 – Could not take part in Championships due to broken Femur was on Rehabilitation programme
  • Graded to 1st DAN Black belt by Kancho Kanazawa – President of SKIF
  • Winner of Kanazawa Cup in first comeback match at Kanazawa Cup Championships
  • Special Achievement Award
  • Provincial and National Colours – SKISA2002 – Provincial and National Colours – SKISA Grand champion of Kanazawa Cup
  • Selected onto SKISA World Cup Karate 2003 Squad Kata and Kumite

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Victor Gumbi

  • 2nd Dan
  • 2005 SA All Styles Champ
  • 2007 Achieved Protea Colours
  • 2007 selected to fight at World Champs in Turkey

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Deniro Pillay

  • 1997 - Represented South Africa at 6th SKIF World Championships - Italy
  • 1999 - South African Sport Karate(All Styles) Kumite Champion
  • 2nd South African Sport Karate(All Styles) Kata
  • SKISA Outstanding Student of the Year Award
  • 2000 - Final Round(Top 16) Kata - 7th SKIF World Championships - Indonesia
  • 3rd South African Sport Karate(All Styles) Kumite
  • SKISA National Grand Champion(Kata & Kumite)
  • SKISA Student of the Year Awardee
  • 2001 - Presented Sports Award- Department of Education and Culture Kwazulu Natal

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Njabulo Khumalo

  • 2nd Dan
  • 2003 SKIF Jnr World Champion
  • 2005 SA WKF All Styles Champion
  • 2007 Selected for Protea Team to fight all All Africa Games in Algiers

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Frank Moodley

  • 3rd Dan
  • Senior Instructor
  • Practices and promotes Karate on South Coast of KZN for over 30years

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Joy Luckram

  • 3rd Dan
  • Senior Instructor Durban and Districts
  • Participated 10th SKIF World Cup Japan

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Bradley Naidoo

  • Senior Instructor Southcoast KZN

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Ashley Moonsamy

  • 2nd Dan
  • Senior Instructor Gauteng

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Michelle Singh

  • Snr Instructor Northcoast KZN

 

Marie Cooper

  • 2nd Dan
  • SKISA Associated Member - UK

 

Daniel Govender

  • Senior Instructor Southcoast

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Graig Johnstone

  • Senior Instructor

 

Pumza Kekezwa

  • 2nd Dan
  • Senior Instructor Border Region

 

Sifundu Seki

  • Senior Instructor Border Region

 

Osman Allow

  • Senior Instructor Gauteng

 

Raj Govender

  • Senior Instructor Phoenix Region

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