Renshi Yangaiah

T. Yangaiah

YMFA ACE Certified Personal Trainer & Weight Management Specialist, Certified Fitness Trainer ( Level 4) SPEFL-SC, Govt. of India, Chief Instructor ( Karate ) OKGKSI, Karnataka

Karate, Fitness and me

At the age of 6 in the year 1993, I was inspired to learn Karate. My inspirations were my grandfather and father who themselves were involved in Stick fencing & Kusthi – a form of Indian martial arts and Wrestling. My uncle was a Karate master (Shihan Obulesh) which made me join Karate initially in theyear1993.

Bruce Lee the renowned martial arts legend has been a major role in my life as I started learning Karate. Initially, I learned Karate for fitness and self-defense. Later on, through the regular practice of Karate, I understood there is so much more to learn, it is vast and deep as an ocean, and is infinite. Karate is learned for self-defense, mental & physical fitness. It improves the overall personality of a person which includes discipline, patience, and good morals. For me Karate is not just martial art or sport, it is a part of my daily life and routine.

Renshi Yangaiah


Renshi Yangaiah
I have been a part of State, National, and International level tournaments and seminars of Great teachers like Hanshi Takayoshi Alveraz, Sensei MeitatsuYagi, Sensei Seiji Nishimura. I have been awarded 1st Dan Black Belt in the year 2003 by Shihan Sundaram (Chief Instructor, Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate) and became an Assistant Instructor to my Master. Later I began teaching karate classes under the association OKGKS India (Okinawan Koshiki Goju Ryu Karate-Do Shirinkan India) as a Chief Instructor and head of OKGKS Karnataka. At present, I hold the rank of 5th Dan Black Belt from OKGKS Canada & All India Goju Ryu Federation & 4th Dan Black belt from Karate Association of India, 2nd Dan Black Belt from International Wado Kai. My achievements in karate and fitness kept on adding and am still in the process to gather a few more. Below mentioned are my certificates and achievements with photographs.

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Achievements & Certification
Black Belt 1st Dan Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate-Do India Awarded by Okinwan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do India in the year 2003 at Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh
Black Belt 2nd Dan Gi-Toku Kai Karate – Do India Awarded by Gi-Toku Kai Karate –Do India. in the year 2012 at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Black Belt 2ndDan IWFI India Awarded in the year 2012 at Vadodara, Gujarat by International Wado Federation of India
Black Belt 3rd Dan OKGKS India Awarded by Okinawa Koshiki Goju Ryu Karate-Do Sherinkan – India in the year 2013 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu by
Organized National Karate Tournament 1st National Level Karate Tournament Organized by OKGKS Karnataka – YMFA , 2014 at Bengaluru.
Black Belt 4th Dan Karate Association of India Awarded by Karate Association of India in the Year 2015
Black Belt 4th Dan OKGKS Canada Awarded by Okinawa Koshiki Goju Ryu Karate-Do Sherinkan – Canada in the year 2015 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Kumite Judge ‘B’ Passed Kumite Judge ‘B’ exam of WKF rules version 9.0-2015 conducted by Karate Association of India on 15.08.2016 at Chennai.
Black Belt 5th Dan OKGKS, Canada Awarded by Okinawa Koshiki Goju Ryu Karate-Do Sherinkan – Canada in the year 2017 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Organized National Karate Tournament 2nd National Level Karate Tournament Organized by OKGKS Karnataka – YMFA, 2017 at Bengaluru.
Black Belt 5th Dan, AIGKA, India Awarded by All India Goju Ryu Karate – Do Association in the Year 2020 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Certificate of Official Recognition of Coach License License given by Karate Association of India, date of issue 27.07.2018
ACE personal trainer preparation Course R8 Fitness Academy, Certificate of Achievement, awarded Mrs Geetha Rajendram, Founder & Master Trainer , 2019
Training course in CPR/AED/ First AID Training & Certificate is awarded by Nightingales Medical Trust on 29.06.2019
Certified Personal Trainer Awarded by American Council on Exercise, 2020
Level 4 Fitness Trainer (SPEFL-SC) Sports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure Skills Council(SPEFL-SC) Certification, Government of India.
CPR/AED/ First AID Certification Certificate of completion in CPR/AED/First AID by National CPR foundation on 30.06.2020
Certified Weight Management Specialist Awarded by American Council on Exercise, 2020
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