Chief Instructors

SOUTH AMERICA

Argentina
Candido Gamez Lapaz,
Venezuela
Guillermo Paz Lopez,
(See profile opposite)
Chile
Julio Cesar Martinez Haro

AFRICA

Ghana
George K. Aiduenu
Nigeria
Hezekiah Mokwunye
Botswana
Andrew Dobolo
South Africa
Sidney Hoaeane

ASIA

India
Sensei Bharat Sharma,
(See profile opposite)
Bangladesh
Md Mostafizur Rahman
Sri Lanka
Ruwan Satharasinghe,
Nepal
Mukesh Baruwal,
Philippines
Alan Gonzales
Bhutan
Ugyen Wangchuk

Oceania

Australia
Colin Punyer
 (See profile opposite)

Middle East

Iran
E.R. Ehsani
Saudi Arabia
Chito Divinas,
(See profile opposite)
Israel and Palestine
Hosni Arar

Europe

Germany
Athula Minithanthri,
Portugal
Antonio Morais Pina
Switzerland
Rizalito Brucal
(See profile opposite)
Russia
Vladimir Japaridze

NORTH AMERICA

Canada
Denis Deziel, Quebec
Stacy Graveline, Ontario

Shito-Ryu Seikokai International,
2-2-15 Shinkoiwa-cho, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Tel:  03-3651-0204    Fax: 03-3651-0304
International Co-ordinator: Wim Tewinkel

 

Instructor Profiles

NAME: Prospero Chito N. Divina Jr.
Seiko Kai Saudi Arabia Branch Chief     2006 - Present
Shorin-ryu (Shidokan)                     1989 - 2006

PROMOTIONS

- 1st dan - 1990
- 2nd dan - 1992
- 3rd dan - 1995
- 4th dan - 1998
- 5th dan - 2005

ACHIEVEMENTS

· Appointed Regional Director (Region 4) and Chief Instructor, 1998
Okinawa Shorin-ryu Clan Philippines Karate Club (OSCPKC)
· Headed the first OSPKC Summer Karatedo Camp at Laguna, Philippines, 1998
· Appointed OSCPKC Executive National Training Director, 2000
· Appointed OSCPKC Chief Instructor for Middle East, 2002
· Appointed Branch Chief of Seiko Kai, Saudi Arabia in the Middle East, 2006


NAME: Bharat Sharma
Seiko Kai India Branch Chief     2006 - Present

PROMOTIONS

- 5th dan

ACHIEVEMENTS

· Treasurer- All India Karate-Do Federation
· Director- West Bengal Karate-Do Association
· General Secretary- Karate-Do Association of Dehli
· Chief Instructor- National Security Guards (Black Cat Commandoes)


NAME: Colin Punyer

Seiko Kai Australia Branch Chief     2006 - Present

Itosu-Kai (Shito-Ryu)     1985 - 2005
Various Arts             1983 - 1985

PROMOTIONS

- 1st dan - 1990 (issued by Ryusho Sakagami Soke)
- 2nd dan - 1991 (issued by Ryusho Sakagami Soke)
- 3rd dan - 1998 (issued by Sadaaki Sakagami Soke)
- 4th dan - 2002 (issued by Sadaaki Sakagami Soke)
- 5th dan - 2007 (issued by Sato Shihan and Suzuki Soke)

ACHIEVEMENTS

· Top 8 Kumite, All Japan Itosu-Kai Championships Tokyo, 1999
· 5th place Kata, Top 16 Kumite, All Japan Itosu-Kai Championships, Tokyo, 2002
· Appointed Australian Branch Chief of Seiko-Kai, 2005
· Accepted Coaching Role QKA, 2006
· Graded to 3rd Dan in Matayoshi Kobudo 2006
· Appointed Secretary Queensland Karate Association, 2007
· Appointed Member Technical Committee QKA, 2007


NAME: Rizalito Brucal
Seiko Kai Switzerland Branch Chief

Started Karate / Martial Arts in 1968

PROMOTIONS

- 4th dan - (issued by Sato Shihan and Suzuki Soke)
- 5th dan - (issued by Sato Shihan and Suzuki Soke)
- 6th dan - 2006 (issued by Suzuki Soke)
- 7th dan

ACHIEVEMENTS

· Won many places in Kata and Kumite in the Philippines, in his younger days. Currently supports Seiko-Kai Switzerland as a Coach and Referee

NAME: António Morais Pina
Seiko Kai Portugal Branch Chief  

Shukokai 1976-1981
Shito-Ryu since 1981

PROMOTIONS

- 1st dan - 1981
- 2nd dan - 1985
- 3rd dan - 1988
- 4th dan - 1994
- 5th dan - 2003
- 6th dan - 2007 (issued by Kyoshi Akira Sato)

ACHIEVEMENTS

· Several participations in both Shiai Kumite and Shiai Kata at National and International Level, from 1978 to 1989
· Appointed member of the Technical Department of the Portuguese National Federation representing Shito-ryu, 2006
· Appointed LPK Technical Director, 1999
· Several seminar participations with : Sensei Yasunari Ishimi; Sensei Shoko Sato; Genzo Iwata; Hidetoshi Nakahashi; Yamada Kohei; Sensei Mock; Kyoshi Akir


Name: Guillermo Luis Paz Lopez
Chief: Seikokai Kunshi no Ken Venezuela

PROMOTIONS

- 6th dan - Seikokai 2005
- 4th dan - F.K.V.D.
- 3rd dan - Ryuei Ryu
- 3rd dan - Kobudo
- 1st dan - Jiu Jitsu

ACHIEVEMENTS

· 1987 - 1998 Several times first place and other medals in tournaments in Venezuela
· 1989 - Member of the Venezuela National Team.
· 1999 - 2001 Consecutive first place finishes in kata, kumite and selected as tournament grand champion in the International Japan Karate do Shotokan championships in Florida, U.S.A.
· Regional trainer for the Venezuela Karate do Federation.
· Member of technical committee for Karate do Association of the state Aragua.
· Trainer for the Karate do Association of the state Aragua


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