OUR INSTRUCTORS

Our Black Belt instructors have trained under the guidance of Grandmaster Tadashi Nakamura in New York. Our instructors are not only chosen for their years of experience and teaching ability, but for their compassion and desire to help others.

Mainstream Program

Sensei Ben Farago is a 4th Degree Black Belt. He commenced his training in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1990. He has won several junior NAS Tournament and competed in the Seido 30th Anniversary 2006 Saiten Tournament in New York. Sensei Ben is teaching at different levels since 1999 working with visually impaired students since 2007. Sensei Ben works as a jeweller. See his works at Burning Rose Jewellery

Sensei Kinga Farago is a 4th Degree Black Belt, training since 1991. She has won several national and international competitions in Australia and in the United States. Won the Grand Champion title in the kumite competition of the Seido 2003 Sydney International Benefit Tournament, the same title in 2010 & 2011 at the New York International Benefit Tournament. See her fights at http://www.seidokazoku.com.au/video.html. Sensei Kinga has been visiting and training in different Dojos around the world, in New York, Florence (Italy) Wellington, Melbourne and Geelong. She is teaching general karate classes since 2000 and runs sessions for visually impaired student since 2007. She is working as injury management expert.

Kyoshi Nora Farago is a 5th Degree Black Belt, training since 1992. She competed in several national and international competitions in Australia and in the United States. She has been visiting and training in different Dojos, in New York, Tokyo, Osaka, London, Wellington and Auckland, Melbourne and Geelong. Kyoshi Nora is teaching general classes since 1998, works with visually impaired students since 2001. Sensei Nora is an accountant and runs her own bookkeeping business.

Vision Program

Kyoshi Miklos Farago is a 5th Degree Black Belt, started to train in 1992. He competed in several national and international tournaments in Australia. He won silver medal in Senior Black Belt Kumite at the 2003 Seido International Benefit Tournament. He has been visiting and training in different Dojos, in New York, Wellington and Auckland. He is teaching since 1998. Kyoshi Miklos started the Kazoku Vision program for blind and visually impaired people. The first two students of the Vision Program graded for Black Belt in early 2007. The program had 27 students over the years, currently 11 students training actively, 4 black belts. Sensei Miklos works as a network engineer for IBM.