Sensei Bruce Hyland 7th Dan
7th Dan / Chief Instructor

Sensei Bruce Hyland 7th Dan is Ishinryu Victoria's chief instructor and has been training and teaching karate since 1972.

Sensei Ticky Donovan 10th Dan
10th Dan / OBE Ishinryu Founder

In 1973 Sensei Ticky Donovan 10th Dan founded the Ishinryu Dojo which later became recognised as style of Karate which means ‘All of one Heart’.

Sensei Nigel Knighton 5th Dan
5th Dan

Sensei Nigel has been training for 35 years he was graded by Sensei Donovan in 2015 to the rank of 5th Dan, he is a teacher by profession.

Sensei Emily Read 3rd Dan
3rd Dan

Emily started martial arts (Taekwondo) at just 7 years of age, five years later she achieved her Black Belt at just the age of 12.

Sempai Kiran Chawla 2nd Dan
2nd Dan

Sempai Kiran help out teaching the Dragons , Ronins and Seniors and is available for private lessons...

Sempai Zoe Manders 2nd Dan
1st Dan

Sempai Zoe is a former swimming teacher - she is the Mini Mites and Dragons instructor and part of the grading panel...

Sensei Richard Stevenson 5th Dan Dingley Ishinryu
5th Dan

Sensei Richard Stevenson 5th DanContact Sensei Richard Phone: 0403 677 496 Email:

Sensei Tamara Joy Davies 2nd Dan Echuca Ishinryu
2nd Dan

Sensei Tamara 2nd DanPhone 0458 317 458

Sensei Robert Wiseman 3rd Dan Dan Nyora Ishinryu
3rd Dan

Sensei Robert Wiseman 3rd DanPhone 0410 014 540

Sempai Trevor Mottram 1st Dan Echuca Ishinryu
1st Dan