Malcolm Ayles is a 5th Dan in karate.
Shihan Malcom is the founder and head instructor of Shiryodo Karate organisation. Having commenced training in karate in 1991, his previous training was in boxing and kickboxing, giving him a well rounded ability in a broad cross section of stand up fighting. He has been running his own martial arts school since 2001, initially from a hired hall then opened the current full time location in 2003.
Shihan Malcolm is well known and respected within the Australian martial arts community. He is the current Victorian technical director of the National All Styles organization, in charge of overseeing the refereeing for Victoria.
Shihan Malcolm has a degree majoring in Psychology, his commitment always being to helping his students develop their true potential and achieve their goals. Shihan Malcom believes in a holistic approach to martial arts, Shiryodo Karate doesn’t just teach self defense and skills for competition it also helps develop the individual, improving their self confidence, health and fitness, self discipline and sense of who they are.
Sensei Malcolm is passionate in his belief that through Shiryodo Karate many peoples lives can be dramatically enhanced. His passion and drive clearly being demonstrated by his building of Geelongs first purpose built martial arts centre.
5t Dan Karate | 2018-08-09
Diploma Sport Coaching (Martial Arts) | 2006-08-09
Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer) | 2006-08-09
Geelong Martial Arts | Director