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