Shihan Martin Phillips
Co-Founding Instructor of Sunshine Coast Karate
Sunshine Coast Karate Head Instructor
QLD Chito-Ryu Karate Regional Head Instructor
Co-Founder of Karate4Life Edojo

Training History: Studying Chito-Ryu Karate-Do since 1984.
Dan Level: 5th Dan
Instructor Qualification:  Shihan

Competitive Highlights:  

  • Numerous regional, state and national champion competitor 1987 – 1999.
  • Represented Australia at WKF World Championships in 1994 & 1996
  • Podium finishes (Kata &/or Kumite) at the International Chito-Ryu Championships (also known as the Soke Cup) in 1989, 1992, 1995, 1998, 2004, 2010, 2013.  Winning gold in 1989 and 2017.

Coaching Highlights:

  • Students representing Sunshine Coast Karate and Australia at International Chito-Ryu Championships.  Numerous outstanding performances, podium finishes and international karate champions in 2001. 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2017. Most recent, 6 gold medalists, 3 silver medalists and 3 bronze medalists in 2017.

In The Media


Shihan Martin Phillips performing Sanshiru kata with wife Shihan Sandra Phillips at the 2010 International Chito-Ryu Karate-Do Championships

This page was last updated:  September 2017