Kayne M. Dewhurst

Kayne M. Dewhurst

Coaching Category: Fitness

Specialization(s): Body Building, Functional Fitness


Kayne M. Dewhurst is a highly accomplished martial artist with a wealth of experience in the world of combat sports. He holds the prestigious 6th Dan Black belt in Karate and is widely recognized as an expert Kickboxing coach. Kayne's journey in martial arts began in 1993, and since then, he has dedicated his life to honing his skills and sharing his knowledge with others.

As the founder of Unsu Kai Karate and the Centre for Karate Excellence, Kayne has had a profound impact on the martial arts community in Australia. Over the years, he has had the privilege of teaching karate to thousands of students, instilling in them not only the physical techniques but also the discipline, respect, and mental fortitude that martial arts embody.

Kayne's reputation as a skilled instructor extends beyond Australia's borders. His expertise has been sought after worldwide, leading to invitations as a guest coach in various countries such as New Zealand, the United States, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia. These international experiences have enriched his teaching style, allowing him to integrate diverse perspectives into his training methods.

Beyond the traditional classroom setting, Kayne has taken his passion for martial arts to corporate and school environments. Through tailored programs, he has empowered individuals from different walks of life, introducing them to the transformative power of martial arts and helping them improve their physical fitness, confidence, and mental well-being.

While Kayne is widely recognized for his coaching abilities, his competitive coaching record speaks for itself. His students have achieved remarkable success, securing over 100 State championships and 80 National championships across various martial arts disciplines. This outstanding track record is a testament to Kayne's dedication, expertise, and ability to inspire and guide his students to reach their fullest potential.

In 2015, Kayne founded the Open Style Martial Arts Tournament (OSMAT), a highly regarded competition circuit in Australia. OSMAT has become a popular platform for martial artists to showcase their skills, providing a supportive and challenging environment that fosters growth and camaraderie within the martial arts community.

Continuing to expand his endeavors, Kayne established Sweat Kickboxing Studio in 2017, catering to individuals seeking a dynamic and effective fitness regimen. The studio offers high-quality kickboxing training, ensuring participants not only achieve their fitness goals but also learn valuable self-defense skills and gain confidence in their abilities.

Currently, Kayne is engaged in a contract delivering kickboxing coaching and accreditation to fitness trainers across Cambodia's largest network of gyms. Through this endeavor, he is making a significant impact on the fitness industry in Cambodia, equipping trainers with the knowledge and expertise to provide effective kickboxing programs to their clients.

Kayne M. Dewhurst's journey in martial arts spans decades and continents. His unwavering dedication, extensive experience, and commitment to excellence have made him a highly respected figure in the martial arts community. Whether he is teaching, coaching, or organizing tournaments, Kayne continues to inspire and empower individuals through martial arts, leaving a lasting legacy in the world of combat sports.

Awards & Certifications

6th Dan Black Belt Karate | 2016-06-23

Diploma in Sport Coaching (Martial Arts) | 2011-03-21

Certificate IV in Fitness | 2011-09-21

Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training | 2013-06-23

Work Experience

Unsu Kai Karate | Director

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