Head Sensei Allan Youl

KKA founder and Head  Instructor Allan has over 40 years Martial Arts training; 1st degree Black Belt in Shotokan, Gokan Ryu and ZenDo Kai karate.  Allan has also studied Ninjitsu, Kempo and Kick Boxing.

Chief Sensei Edmond Otis

8th Degree Black belt, International Chairman & Chief Instructor for AJKA-International.  Chief instructor of Shotokan Hawkes Bay and also, via affiliation in 2016 - Kapiti Karate Academy.

Sensei Brad Stevens

 3rd degree Black belt in Shotokan Karate.

Sensei Barry Foster

1st degree Shotokan Karate,Black Belt barry has also trained extensively in Aikido and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. 

Sensei Mike Greening

Over 30 years experience in martial Arts, including Judo, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Muay Thai, Escrima and Karate (Kyokoshin and Shotokan styles) Outside of karate, Mike is a primary school teacher and enjoys coaching kids sport

Sempai Devon Foster

Devon Has the rank of 1st Degree Black belt in Shotokan Karate and has also trained in Aikido.

Chief Sensei Martin Takarangi

Senior Instructor Martin Takarangi is a 5th Dan Karate Black belt and former NZ WKC Kickboxing Champion. An ex-armed forces instructor, body guard and private security contractor.  Sensei Martin Trained the Senior  Adult grades in contact ZenDoKai Karate, up until December 2015 when he retired from training

Dai-Sempai Jackson Youl

Senpai in training, Jackson is a 3rd kyu (grade) Brown Belt and helps teach the younger students in the beginners and advanced classes.