QLD State Director

James Casey

Personal Details:

  • Home Town: Burleigh Heads
  • Country: Australia
  • Style Practiced: Kyokushin Karate
  • Rank: 7th Dan

Achievements:

  • Sensei James Casey has taught/trained in martial arts for the past 47 years at the same location KenshinKan Honbu, Burleigh Heads RSL Gold Coast QLD
  • International referee - World Titles Japan- Tokyo & Osaka. Full contact karate.
  • International referee - K1 kickboxing 1992, 1993, 1994
  • Australian Coach - Seido Kai Kan Karate team to Japan
  • Australian Coach National All Styles - Canada 1996
  • National All Styles - President/ Chairman NAS ARB
  • World All Styles - President/ Chairman WASO ARB
  • Citizen of the Year - Gold Coast, Queensland 1995. For working with underprivileged teenagers and adults.

Background:

Shihan James Casey first became involved in Karate in 1970. He was taught Kyokushin Karate under Sensei Frank Everett. A very dedicated student he trained seven days a week for many years under Sensei Frank's direction.

At present Mr Casey teaches traditional karate and hopes to continue doing so well into the future. He is helping to build the status of KenshinKan International Karate both in Australia and overseas.

Mr Casey is President of National All Styles and continues to improve the growth, professionalism of the NAS and WASO, both in Australia and Internationally.