ACT State Director


Mr Glen Gibbons

Address: 148 Burrinjuck Cres, Duffy ACT 2611

Mobile: 0416 258 051
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Personal details:

Home town: Griffith N.S.W

Country: Australia

Style practiced: Kyokushin

Rank: 6th Dan


1998 South Pacific Full Contact Champion (middleweight)

1999 N.S.W Non Contact Champion (teams event)

1999 N.S.W Kata Champion

2001 New Zealand Weapons Champion (forms)

2001 New Zealand Kata Champion

2001 Australian Full Contact Ring Karate Champion (super welterweight)

2002 Australian Full Contact Ring Karate Champion (middleweight)

2006 50 Man Kumite

2012 Founded the Independent Kyokushin Alliance International

2014 Graded to 6th  Dan

2015 Accredited MASA official



After training for a number of years in boxing and an "on again, off again" affair with Judo, Shihan Glen Gibbons began training in Kyokushin Karate in 1986 at the Griffith (N.S.W) Dojo. It was an instant fit.


He has been fortunate enough to train under some of the best instructors in Australia (alphabetically): Sempai Sebastian Arciadarcono, Shihan Eddie Emin, Sempai Wally Grey, Hanshi John Taylor and Sensei Barry West.

Shihan Gibbons founded the Independent Kyokushin Alliance in 2012. Beginning with just 2 Dojo locations the IKA now has locations in the A.C.T, N.S.W, S.A and VIC as well as branches in the U.S.A and Pakistan. Shihan Gibbons is looking forward to growing the IKA both nationally and internationally.