Sensei Charles started his Karate Journey in September 1986, never imagining that his journey would last a life time. In his time of training he has had the privilege of training with some of the best Shukokai Karatekas in Australia & Japan. Kawata Sensei 10th Dan, Yamada Sensei, Isitobi Sensei and Hanshi Paul Mitchell.
Sensei Charles is a direct student of Hanshi Paul Mitchell for twenty five years and prior for 11 years under the guidance of Ronan Mitchell sixth Dan. He is now under the umbrella of Shihan Darren Olsen 7th Dan. Under the examination of Soko Kawata, Hanshi Paul Mitchell & Hanshi Doi he obtained the rank of 5th Dan Renshi Shidoin. He is also owner and chief instructor at Waverley Dojo Victoria for sixteen years.