Specialization/s: Martial arts coach,
Jim Phillips is a 6th Dan Black Belt Kyokushin Karate.
Shihan Jim Phillips has been training and teaching kyokushin Karate for over 45 years producing many of Australia's top fighters and black Belts.
In 1979, he was chosen to represent Australia at the 2nd world Championships held in Tokyo Japan.
He later stayed on, in Japan training under the founder and legendary Sosai Mas Oyama. Shihan Jim trained full time at the main headquarter in Tokyo Ikebukuro 7 days a week 3 classes a day full time.
He won and completed in many tournaments taking out 3 National titles and being one of the first people in Australia to complete the 50 man fight test in 1986.
Shihan Jim now teaches at his full time school (Dojo) in Eastern Suburbs Sydney. He has dedicated his life and his teaching to training and mentoring new students that are looking for a better futyre and life style.
Kyokushin has many benefits for the old and young, the strong and the weak, the meek and the mild.
It's not just a karate but a way of life.
Shihan Phillips heads the Power Karate Australia organisation and has trained many thousands of martial arts practitioners over the years earning him the respect and endearment of those who know him.
Black Belt kyokushinkaikan | 1985-12-07
Kyokushin Karate | Shodan Grade
Kyokushin Karate | Nidan Grade
Kyokushin Karate | Sandan grade
Kyokushin Karate | Yondan grade
Kyokushin Karate | Godan (Shihan)
Kyokushin Karate | Rokudan Grade