Our leading Spirits
Chief Instructor and 9th Dan, JSKA
Keigo Abe, a prominent master of Shotokan Karate style was born in Japan into a family with Samurai ancestry. The Japan Shotokan Karate Association, founded by him in 1999 in Japan is one of the fastest growing Shotokan Karate associations in the world. He had started his martial arts training from a very young age and trained and taught at the Headquarters of the Japan Karate Association (JKA) and retired as Technical Director. He had practiced the art under an exponential master in the Shotokan style, NAKAYAMA Masatoshi Sensei who became his grand master.
Keigo Abe was an accomplished competitor, national and international referee and a fight consultant in Hollywood movies. He had studied the history and Philosophy of Shotokan style of Karate, improvising and reforming its techniques while founding the JSKA all the while adhering to the traditional values and training of the Japan Karate Association. The JSKA Karate philosophy is to: Improve technique as a sport, Enjoy Karate practice as a means for developing a healthy body and mind and Learn self-defense as a martial art. JSKA is now a popular style of Karate practiced in more than 40 countries across the world.
Sensai CV Usman
Sensai CV Usman is the soul and spirit behind the martial arts and health fitness initiative for children and the adult’s fitness programme ‘ Mind Your Body’. A paramount Martial Arts and Fitness Trainer, CV Usman has valuable experience of over 25 years in instructing martial arts and trained over 5000 students in many parts of the world. A hardcore trainer and practitioner of various martial arts he had won various titles in competitions in India and abroad including
- 4th DAN Black Belt from World union of Karate-Do Federation
- 4th DAN from Japan Karate International, Miami ,USA
- 4th DAN from UAE Taekwondo & Karate Federation
Apart from Karate, he is skilled in other Martial Arts like Shaolin Kungu Fu with a Black Belt, a certified Yoga instructor for 20 years as well as Boot Camp and Fitness trainer. He is one of the organizers of 12th Asian Karate Championship, in Dubai, mentor of Indian Karate clubs in UAE and was Chief Instructor, Japan Karate International, UAE. CV Usman has been associated with organizing and coordination of numerous social and cultural activities in Middle East and India.