Coaching Category: Fitness Coach
Specialization(s): Body Building, Functional Fitness
Sensei Ettore's martial arts journey began at the age of 14 in South Africa when his parents enrolled him in the local Shotokan club affiliated with the Japan Karate Association (JKA). He dedicated four years to training before taking a break to pursue an Electrical Engineering Degree. In 1995, he immigrated to Australia and reignited his passion for martial arts.
Sensei Ettore specializes in both Shotokan and Goju styles. His commitment to training is remarkable, as he dedicates more than four sessions per week to honing his skills. His exceptional talent and dedication have led him to achieve numerous State and National Titles as a member of the tournament team.
For over 20 years, Sensei Ettore has been sharing his knowledge as an instructor. Since the year 2000, he has been associated with the National All Styles (NAS), where he accomplished level 4 in 2009 in both judging and refereeing, showcasing his expertise and commitment to the martial arts community.
Driven by his passion, Sensei Ettore fulfilled his dream of opening his own school in 2007, founding Seishin-Ryu Karate-Do Australia. This establishment serves as a testament to his dedication and desire to impart his skills and wisdom to aspiring martial artists.
In August 2012, Sensei Ettore achieved the rank of Yondan, signifying his remarkable progress and mastery in the martial arts discipline. His continued growth and achievements are a testament to his unwavering dedication to the art of karate.