Welcome to Seishin-Ryu Karate-Do Australia’s website. We hope that you will enjoy our website and learn the many interesting facts about our club and karate. As a gesture of our warm welcome, we would like to invite you and your family to come and join us for a free introductory class at any of our branches.

Karate can be practiced by everyone at any age from 5 years old. It is practiced to build fitness, confidence and is also a great method to relieve stress. Karate can be taken up as a lifetime journey and it is a great way to spend quality time with the family.

Seishin-Ryu Karate-Do Australia is a traditional style based on Goju and Shotokan originating in Okinawa, Japan. The style was established by Chief Instructor Ettore Senatore and Senior Instructors Khai Tran and Delio Senatore. It is a non-contact style which concentrates and focuses on traditional basics Kihon (basic foundation), Kata, Bukai applications and Kumite (sparring). Seishin-Ryu believes strongly in respect, loyalty and etiquette.

All of our instructors are black belts with many years experience so you can be assured that the quality and level of karate is at the highest standard.

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Sensei Khai Tran 2014 NAS Champions of Champions Winner

The 2014 National All-Styles Australian Championships came to a thrilling conclusion in Melbourne 28th and 29th November 2014, with Sensei Khai Tran from our club, Seishin-Ryu Karate-Do Aus, walking away with the men’s Champion of Champions Title Belt again.

Sensei Khai Tran placed:

  • 1st in Males open Black Belt Welterweight Division
  • 2nd in Males open Black Belt Kata.

Sensei Khai Tran had to then compete against the winners of the other divisions such as Lightweight, Middleweight and Heavyweight.

Sensei Khai Tran received the Champions of Champions Title belt and Trophy by beating all the rest of the Divisions. Sensei Khai Tran retained the Title.

In addition to his success Seishin-Ryu Karate-Do Aus. produced National Champions in the following divisions:

  • Men’s Advanced Division: Jaimie Singh 1st in Kata and 1st in Sparring
  • Men’s Team Kata State v State 1st  Place: Jaimie Singh, Syd Ruben and David Hickman
  • Men’s Intermediate Division: Jacob Newton 1st in Sparring
  • Female Novice: Alycia Tebble 1st in Sparring
  • Female Intermediate: Mel Tebble 1st in Sparring and 1st in Kata
  • Female Advanced: Tia Butler 1st in Sparring
  • Junior Team Sparring 1st place: Jardine Ruben
  • Female Teams State v State Sparring: 1st place Tia Butler and Mel Tebble

Bevan Bell 2nd in Kata and 2nd in Sparring in Male Intermediate: 

Jardine Ruben, 3rd in Kata in 12-13yrs:

Lockie Tebble, 3rd in Sparring in 16-17yrs:  2nd in Team Sparring

Khai Tran, Jaimie Singh 2nd in Male State v State

Darryl Robinson just missed out on 3rd Place in Male Intermediate:

I want to thank all students who competed such as David Hickman, Darryl Robinson, Bevan Bell, Jaimie Singh, Jardine Ruben, Syd Ruben, Tia Butler, Mel Tebble, Lockie Tebble and Alycia Tebble You all did well.

Thanks to all the Students who helped to coach on the day. Thanks for the support to students, friends and families.

osu Ettore Senatore


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