Peter Hogarth

Peter Hogarth

Coaching Category: Martial Arts

Specialization(s): Karate, Kyokushinkaikan


Shihan Peter Hogarth stands as a pillar in the world of martial arts, embodying the essence of dedication and skill. With a distinguished career spanning over five decades, he holds the esteemed rank of 5th Dan in Karate, a testament to his unwavering commitment and expertise in the discipline.

Shihan Peter's journey into the realm of Kyokushin began in 1973 under the tutelage of esteemed mentors, Hanshi Eddie Ermin and Shihan Peter Volke. It was during the vibrant years of the tournament circuit from 1974 to 1977 that Shihan Peter Hogarth carved his name as a formidable competitor, showcasing not only his technical prowess but also his unwavering passion for the art. Following a brief hiatus, he returned to the fold, emerging as a seasoned veteran and assuming the esteemed role of senior branch chief of the Kyokushinkaikan Allied Karate.

Nestled in the heart of Adelaide, South Australia, is the renowned "Ironside Dojo," a testament to Shihan Peter's lifelong dedication to the propagation of Karate. Here, amidst the echoes of training, he endeavors to nurture a new generation of martial artists, instilling in them not only the techniques of Karate but also the values of discipline, respect, and perseverance. His dojo serves as a sanctuary where individuals from all walks of life converge, united by their shared passion for martial arts. With a special focus on the junior class, Shihan Peter fosters a warm and inclusive environment, where diversity is celebrated, and each student is empowered to reach their fullest potential.

Beyond the realms of the dojo, Shihan Peter Hogarth boasts a diverse professional background, having served in security roles and as a member of the Australian Defence Force from 1970 to 1973. These experiences have fortified his resolve and discipline, further enriching his journey as a martial artist. Committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of his students, he holds certifications as a level 3 First Aid Responder and possesses a DHS Working with Children Check, underscoring his unwavering dedication to safeguarding those under his care. Additionally, his extensive training as an internationally recognized judge and referee attests to his deep understanding and commitment to the principles of fair play and sportsmanship within the martial arts community.

Shihan Peter Hogarth stands as a beacon of inspiration, embodying the true spirit of a martial artist dedicated to the growth and evolution of Kyokushin Karate. Through his leadership at the Ironside Dojo, he continues to shape the lives of aspiring practitioners, not only in South Australia but also on the global stage, contributing to the expansion and legacy of Kyokushinkaikan Allied Karate internationally.

Awards & Certifications

5th dan Black Belt Karate | 2023-09-09

Work Experience

Kyokushinkaikan Allied Karate | Branch Chief Australia

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Adelaide, South Australia, AU

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