Andrew Kent

Andrew Kent

Coaching Category: Martial Arts

Specialization(s): Karate


**Andrew Kent: A Martial Arts Journey of Excellence and Dedication**

Andrew Kent, a name synonymous with martial arts prowess and unwavering dedication, embarked on his karate journey in 2001 in Australia. Under the tutelage of the GoKanRyu style, encompassing both Shotokan and Go-ju, Andrew's early training laid the foundation for a remarkable martial arts career.

In 2005 and 2006, Andrew Kent soared to victory, clinching gold medals as the Australian Champion in both Kumite and Kata categories. His exceptional skills and commitment to excellence brought him recognition on the national stage, setting the tone for a future marked by achievements on the global platform.

The pinnacle of Andrew's karate journey came in 2007 when he represented Australia at the World Cup in England. This not only showcased his individual prowess but also underscored his role as a formidable ambassador for Australian martial arts on the international stage.

A personal student to Eleanor Kyoshi Shihan, Andrew delved into the intricate art of Iaido (居合道), often described as "the way of mental presence and immediate reaction." This additional dimension to his martial arts repertoire exemplifies Andrew's commitment to holistic training, emphasizing mental focus and quick, decisive action.

Sensei Andy Kent, now holding the esteemed rank of 4th Dan, believes in the transformative power of karate to train the mind, body, and spirit. His philosophy echoes the idea that through karate, noble leaders for the future are forged. He emphasizes the importance of passing on knowledge to preserve tradition, ensuring that the essence of martial arts is carried forward through generations.

For the past 15 years, Andrew Kent has not only lived but also shared his profound knowledge and expertise by teaching karate in Cambodia. His impact on the local martial arts community has been immeasurable, shaping the lives of countless individuals and instilling in them the values of discipline, respect, and perseverance.

Andrew Kent's journey is not just one of personal achievement but a testament to the transformative power of martial arts in shaping individuals and communities. His commitment to tradition, excellence, and the holistic development of his students marks him as a true exemplar in the world of martial arts.

Awards & Certifications

GoKanRyu gold medals | 2024-01-06

GKR Medals | 2024-01-06

Aussport | 2024-01-06

Work Experience

Shimbukai | Founder & Chief instructor

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Samraong Kraom - Phnom Pehn, Phnom Pehn, KH

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