Ahmad Ismail

Ahmad Ismail

Coaching Category: Fitness

Specialization(s): Body Building, Functional Fitness


Ahmed Ismail, a distinguished martial artist holding a prestigious 5th Dan Black Belt in Karate, is a luminary in the world of martial arts. Known as Shihan Ahmed, he holds the revered title of the most senior (Saiko) practitioner within the Kyokushin-kan organization in Lebanon. His illustrious journey also sees him in the esteemed position of Branch Chief under the guidance of Kancho Hatsuo Royama.

Shihan Ahmed Ismail's impact extends far beyond the dojo. For many years, he has been a tireless advocate for his community, profoundly changing the lives of thousands of students through his martial arts instruction and personal leadership. In his hometown of Tripoli, Shihan Ahmed is not only beloved by all who know him but also commands deep respect from both the local community and martial arts leaders worldwide.

Traditional Karate-do, or Budo Martial Arts, holds a special place in Shihan Ahmed's heart. He recognizes its crucial role in nurturing strong bodies and resilient minds, qualities essential for navigating the challenges of our modern world. Through the practice of traditional Karate-do, Saiko Ahmad Ismail makes a powerful and enduring contribution to the people of Tripoli.

Shihan Ahmed's emphasis on rigorous training and unwavering commitment to quality has earned him a reputation as a strong yet fair leader. His students look up to him as a mentor who not only imparts martial skills but also guides them on a path to becoming the best versions of themselves.

In the words of Gichin Funakoshi, the founder of Shotokan Karate, "The ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of character of its participants." Shihan Ahmed Ismail embodies this philosophy, striving to instill not just martial prowess but also the virtues of integrity, discipline, and personal growth in all those he teaches and leads.

Awards & Certifications

5th Dan Black Belt in Karate | 2011-11-11

Work Experience

Kyokushin-kan Lebanon | Senior Practitioner

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Contact details

Tripoli, Lebanon, LB

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