Sensei Cheah, a direct student of the legendary Master Nishiyama – a founding father of Traditional Karate, has been teaching for over 35 years in the U.S. and in clinics around the world.

Sensei Cheah is recognized as one of the best Karate technicians and teachers worldwide. His expert knowledge is sought by students from around the world. His unique instructional style emphasizes the natural ability of each student combined with proper use of body dynamics and mental focus.

Sensei Cheah is also a published author. You can find his book titled “Karate Do – The Art Beyond Techniques” here:

The dojo offers a unique and rare opportunity to be taught by one of the greatest Karate teachers in the world.

His experience and credentials include:

-Instructor University of Southern California, Karate Club       1976 – 1980
-Instructor Woodbridge Recreation, Irvine                               1980 – 1985
-Chief Instructor Orange County JKA                                      1980 – present
-Instructor Anaheim Recreation Department                           1982 – 1985
-Instructor Saddleback Recreation Department                      1982 – 1990
-Regional Director AAKF, Western Region                              2006 – 2008

-7 Time U.S. National Champion
-10 Time U.S. National Team Member

-International Judge, International Traditional Karate Federation
-National Coach, International Traditional Karate Federation
-National Examiner, International Traditional Karate Federation
-Technical Committee Member, WTKF (World Traditional Karate Federation)