Sunshine Coast Karate proudly announces that 15 of its competitors will be representing Australia at the highly anticipated Chito-Ryu Karate World Championships in Japan this August.

After 18 months of intensive training, these skilled athletes are in their final weeks of preparation, aiming to deliver exceptional performances on the global stage.

As a testament to their hard work, dedication, resilience and talent, on Sunday 23rd July, these exceptional athletes will be officially presented with their coveted Australian Team Jackets during a special ceremony.

This honour reflects their exemplary skills and serves as a symbol of their representation of the nation at the prestigious Chito-Ryu Karate World Championships.

Led by experienced coaches and supported by a passionate community, Sunshine Coast Karate anticipates a strong showing at the Karate World Championships alongside other Australian athletes from Gold Coast Chito-Ryu Karate, The Karate Institute Peakhurst and Chito Ryu Karate Blue Mountains.

“We are immensely proud of our Sunshine Coast Karate team,” said Martin Phillips, head instructor at Sunshine Coast Karate. “Their unwavering dedication and commitment are truly inspiring, and we have full confidence in their ability to represent Australia with integrity and passion.”

The Chito-Ryu Karate World Championships will bring together top Chito-Ryu martial artists from around the world providing an opportunity for camaraderie, competition, and cultural exchange.

Meet Your Sunshine Coast Karate Athletes

  • Sam Hunt
  • Flynn Jordan
  • Bailey Keefe
  • Abby Kerrison
  • Mahirah Khan
  • Na’ila Khan
  • Jacqui Lippey
  • Brett McRae
  • Sam Phillips
  • Steven Phillips
  • Otis Pihema
  • Tim Probert
  • Abi Robb
  • Selina Strazzari
  • Mitchell Stringer

    Stay tuned to catch a glimpse of your Sunshine Coast Karate athletes proudly donning their Australian Team jackets on Sunday 23rd July.

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