Mr James Casey
Address: 86 Mountain View Ave, Miami, Qld 4220
Phone: (07) 5535 9816
Mobile: 0402 695 717
Home Town: Burleigh Heads; Gold Coast, Queensland
Style Practiced: KenshinKan International Karate. History Origin, Teaching: Kyokushin Karate
Rank: 7th Dan
Branch Chief Australia Rank 5th Dan 1993: Seidokaikan Karate, Seidokaikan is a traditional full contact karate derived from Kazuyoshi Ishii, Seidokaikan organization the first professional full contact karate tournament named the Karate World Cup
International referee - World Titles Japan- Tokyo & Isaka. Full contact karate.
International referee - K1 kickboxing 1992, 1993, 1994
Australian Coach - Seido Kai Kan Karate team to Japan
Australian Coach National All Styles - Canada 1996
National All Styles - President/CEO
World All Styles - President/CEO
Citizen of the Year - Gold Coast, Queensland 1995. For working with underprivileged teenagers and adults.
Sensei James Casey first became involved in Karate in 1970. He was taught Kyokushin Karate under Sensei Frank Everett on the Gold Coast. As a very dedicated student he trained seven days a week and became a full time instructor under Sensei Frank running two dojos for many years.
Sensei Casey founded KenshinKan International Karate in 1995, KenshinKan meaning bare-fist spirit karate. The style, philosophies and foundation are based on traditional karate. Since formed in 1995 KenshinKan Karate has grown to be among some of the respected martial arts taught in Australia today and has produced many Australian & World champions within NAS, WASO, IKA, WKO & Seido Karate
Transferring the NAS to its new owners
Mr. Silvio Morelli, President/Founder, handed over the National All Styles competition circuit to the new CEO NAS/WASO owners in 2016. Mr. James Casey and Mrs. Virginia Casey have been friends and business partners for 25 years. Mr. Jim Casey met Mr. Silvio Morelli for the first time in 1993 at the K1 Spectacular in Tokyo, Japan, where he was refereeing a full contact karate battle between two top martial artists. Nobuaki Kakuda and Andy Hug. Over the weekend, Silvio and I explored whether Virginia and I would be interested in joining National All Styles as directors. The rest of the story is history!