KYOKUSHIN KARATE - IKO MATSUSHIMA

Kyokushin Karate - "The Ulitmate Truth" - Founded in 1964 by Sosai Masutatsu Oyama

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SOMNATH CHANDRA

Branch Chief (India)

Sensai Somnath Chandra, 3rd Dan Black Belt, is a Branch Chief authorized by IKO Matsushima, Japan. He is our lead Kyokushin Karate Instructor and has over 30 years of experience in training and coaching Kyokushin Karate. Over the years, he has met and trained with many renowned international exponents of Kyokushin Karate, including Dolph Lundgren and Sosai Oyama himself.

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MAYUKH BANERJEE

Founder - Mike's Martial Arts

Sensai Mayukh Banerjee. 1st Dan Black Belt, is the founder of Mike's Martial Arts. He is an authorized member of IKO Matsushima Japan Group and has over 15 years of experience in training and coaching Kyokushin Karate. He had participated in many competitions and held both State and National level positions in Kata and Full Contact Sparring.

 

GRADATION & TESTING COMMITTEE

Mike's Martial Arts & Fitness Studio upholds the highest standards of training and certification and maintains a board of highly experienced and competent examiners. Our present board consists of the following Sensei's:

SOMNATH CHANDRA

3rd Dan Black Belt - Branch Chief IKO Matsushima

Sensei Somnath Chandra has over 40 years of practicing and training Kyokushin Karate. He is the founder of Bengal Kyokushin Karate Association, a body formed for the purpose of unifying Kyokushin Karate Dojo's across the state of West Bengal and the nation. There are approximately 25 Dojo's who are members of this organisation.

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SATYESWAR MANDAL

3rd Dan Black Belt - Certified Judge and Referee

Sensei Satyeswar Mandal has over 30 years experience in Kyokushin Karate. He has trained and practiced in various international forums and has been teaching Kyokushin Karate for over 20 years.

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MAYUKH BANERJEE

1st Dan Black Belt - Founder of Mike's Martial Arts

Mayukh Banerjee has trained and practiced Kyokushin Karate for over 20 years. He also holds a black belt in Shotokan Karate and a blue belt and combative belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He is a certified MMA Conditioning Coach and has substantial combat experience.

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