Sensei Colin Phillips
Colin is the owner and Head Instructor at Seito Shito Ryu Phillips Dojo. He first graded to Shodan or 1st Dan, in another traditional style of karate in 1986, giving him over 32 years of Black Belt experience in Traditional Karate. Colin has also trained, competed and graded in Japan.
Colin is passionate about traditional ‘Pure’ karate and feels very privileged to be part of the International Karate Do Kai and in doing so help grow Shito Ryu Karate.
Sensei David Smith
David Trained in Tae Kwon Do for 7 years during his university years and trained in numerous dojos in many styles prior to settling in Bathurst and starting training with Colin Sensei in 2009. He obtained his Black Belt (Sho Dan) in Seito Shito Ryu in 2014 and his 2nd Dan (Nidan) in Japan, 2017. David is currently training for his 3rd dan (Sandan) and aims to achieve this in 2021.
David says he feels privileged to be guided by Colin Phillips Sensei.