Charlotte Rice

Charlotte Rice

Coaching Category: Fitness

Specialization(s): Body Building, Functional Fitness


Charlotte Johnston is a 4th Dan Black Belt in Karate. 

Charlotte Rice is a remarkable individual who has made significant contributions to the world of martial arts and education. With a strong background in both karate and teaching, Charlotte has left an indelible mark on the lives of her students and the communities she has served.

With a 4th dan in Karate, Charlotte possesses an exceptional level of skill and expertise in the martial art. Her dedication and commitment to her craft have propelled her to the forefront of the karate community. Not only has she achieved a high rank, but she has also become a pioneer in developing karate programs specifically tailored for preschool-age students. Through her innovative approach, Charlotte has revolutionized the way young children engage with martial arts, fostering their physical fitness, discipline, and self-confidence from an early age.

As a Bachelor of Education, Charlotte has channeled her passion for teaching into making a positive impact on the lives of students. Her notable teaching experience includes working with Aboriginal students in Far North Queensland at the prestigious Abergowrie School. Her ability to connect with her students and create a nurturing environment has earned her widespread respect and admiration from both students and parents. Charlotte's dedication to supporting and empowering her students extends beyond the classroom, allowing her to make a lasting difference in their lives.

Charlotte's influence extends beyond her role as a school teacher. She gained international recognition as the face of the Cage Fitness program in Australia, captivating audiences around the world with her dynamic presence. Her image appeared in prominent locations in London and New York, further solidifying her reputation as a prominent figure in the fitness and martial arts community.

Currently, Charlotte is spearheading the garage dojo concept, a groundbreaking initiative that assists martial arts and fitness enthusiasts in setting up their own home training spaces. Through this unique approach, she not only supports individuals in pursuing their personal fitness goals but also empowers them to train their children through her Little Ninja preschool karate program. This innovative concept allows families to cultivate a love for martial arts and fitness within the comfort of their own homes.

With her pioneering spirit, expertise in karate, and passion for education, Charlotte Rice continues to make a lasting impact on the lives of students, parents, and martial arts enthusiasts alike. Her dedication to excellence, coupled with her unwavering commitment to fostering growth and empowerment, has cemented her position as a beloved and respected figure within her communities.

Awards & Certifications

Bachelor of Education | 2011-12-20

4th Dan Teshinkai | 2022-09-09

Work Experience

Bendigo Mixed Martial Arts Academy | Senior Instructor

Abergowerie School | Teacher

Teshinkai Karate | Shihan-dai

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Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, AU

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