Sinn Chew

Sinn Chew

Coaching Category: Fitness

Specialization(s): Body Building, Functional Fitness


Sinn Chew stands as a martial arts luminary with a 6th Dan black belt in Karate. Sensei Sinn embarked on his martial arts journey in 1973, marking the beginning of a lifelong dedication to the martial arts that has left an indelible mark on those who have had the privilege to learn from him.

Sensei Sinn's journey in martial arts has been marked by a diverse range of disciplines. He began his training in Shotokan Karate, Kung Fu, and Kickboxing, honing his skills and knowledge in these various systems. In 1990, he made the pivotal decision to transition to GojuRyu, a choice that would further enrich his martial arts repertoire.

In 2004, Sensei Sinn expanded his horizons by delving into Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), demonstrating his commitment to continuous learning and self-improvement.

Beyond his martial arts achievements, Sensei Sinn Chew is an educator and martial arts instructor held in the highest regard by all who have had the privilege to know him. As the Chief Instructor of the University of Queensland (UQ) Karate Club, his influence and mentorship have left an indelible mark on the lives of hundreds of students. His devotion to deepening his understanding of GojuRyu is only matched by his unwavering commitment to bring out the best in each and every student.

Sensei Sinn's teaching style is a testament to his dedication to optimizing the body, strengthening the mind, and nurturing the fighting spirit. He serves as a true inspiration to his students, whether they are newcomers or seasoned practitioners, instilling in them a passion for learning Karate, maintaining physical fitness, and cultivating self-defense skills.

Sensei Sinn understands that the development of Karate skills and life skills go hand in hand. He possesses a unique ability to demystify the ancient martial arts and bridge the gap between traditional fundamentals and modern fighting methodologies. His commitment to making martial arts accessible and relevant to contemporary practitioners is a testament to his innovation and dedication.

In conclusion, Sensei Sinn Chew's journey through the martial arts, his commitment to continuous learning and teaching, and his ability to blend tradition with modernity make him a true martial arts visionary. His influence extends far beyond the dojo, leaving an indelible impact on the lives of those he guides on their own martial arts journeys.

Awards & Certifications

6th Dan Black Belt in Kyokushinkai Karate | 2001-11-12

Work Experience

University of Queensland (UQ) Karate Club | Cheif Instructor

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Brisbane, Queensland, AU

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