Richard Bradford

Richard Bradford

Coaching Category:

Specialization/s: Martial arts coach,


Dr Richard Bradford, 9th Dan Karate Master, started his martial arts training in 1959 in Judo, Jujitsu and boxing. In 1963, he formally started his Karate training and in 1966 started teaching the art. Shihan Bradford was the Austrailan Karate Federation National Coach from 1977-1993 and produced many champions, the most prestigious being World Heavyweight Champion Brian Peakal (1992), Australia's 1st ever senior male world title.

Awards & Certifications

Hachidan (8th Dan Blach belt) | 2014-04-20

Diploma Sports Coaching | 2004-03-20

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment | 2004-03-20

Work Experience

Goshin Ryu karate | Chief Instructor

Australian Karate Federation | National Coach

China Karate Team | Technical Coach



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Manly, NSW, Australia


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