Lota Instructor profile
Geoff Waye profile
Geoff Waye began Karate training at age 14 in 1972 at a time when it was not fashionable for children or young adults to train in Karate.
Geoff trained wiith Katsimi Iba when he arrive in Australia in 1974
1978 Graded to 2nd Kyu
1983 Graded to Shodan by Sensei Greg Story
1986 Graded to Nidan by Sensei Sotokawa, and represented Qld in the National titles
1986 Opened dojo at Lota PCYC, which is still running under Sensei Geoff.
1992 Graded to Sandan
2000 Graded to Yondan
2012 Graded to Godan
Paddington Instructor profile
Peter Bayliss profile
Peter Bayliss began karate training in 1972 with Sensei Stan Prokuda in Indooroopilly where McDonalds is today.
1974-1977 Trained with Katsumi Iba in Brisbane
1976 received Ist Dan from Katsumi Iba
2nd Dan from Sotokawa
3rd Dan from Sotokawa
4th Dan from Sotokawa
5th Dan from Renbukan Association grading panel gold Cost
1996 Started training in Japanese Archery ( Kyudo )
1999 Started training in Matayoshi Kobudo
Peter regularly visits Himeji to train with Katsumi Iba 9th Dan in Karate and visits Taherino Gaja Sensei 9th Dan in Okinawa regularly to train in Kobudo
Peter is also a 5th Dan in Matayoshi Kobudo