About us

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This Academy stands not just for self-defence but instills enormous self-confidence thorugh its training. The wards of our Academy have / are growing up to be valuable members of the Society.

JOURNEY OF RAMESHA BALAKRISHNA

  •  40 YEARS WITH KARATE (STARTED TRAINING IN 1974)
  •  FOUNDED ACADEMY OF KARATE DO-INTERNATIONAL IN 1986
  •  KBI MALAYSIA AWARDS III DEGREE BLACK BELT – 1986
  •  OKINAWA GOJU RYU – III DEGREE BALCK BELT, MALAYSIA – 1990
  •  IV DEGREE BLACK BELT IN OKINAWA GOYU RYU – 1993
  •  V DEGREE BLACK BELT @ ALL INDIA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP – 1995
  •  KARNATAKA STATE CHAIRMAN OF TRADITIONAL KARATE FEDERARTION OF INDIA – 1996 TO 1998
  •  STARTS PRACTICE UNDER JAPAN KARATE ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL INDIA (JKAII) – 2000 TO 2004
  •  III DEGREE BELT AWARD BY JKAII – 2004
  •  PARTICIPATES IN SEMINAR BY WIKFI HANSHI TATSUO SUZUKI-SAN -2004
  •  PRACTICES WADO STYLE UNDER WIKFI
  •  V DEGREE BLACK BELT AWAREDED – 2009
  •  HONOURED “INSPIRATIONAL GRAND MASTER OF AKI” – 2011
  •  AWARDED “GURU BRAHMA” BY CHAN-KI MARITAL ARTS TRUST – 2012
  •  BECAME “KYOSHI” & 7TH DAN IN GOJU RYU STYLE – 2013

 

KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE THREE DECADE JOURNEY

 Sensai R Mohan _first burning brick instruciton_1981_200 and more such demonstration over the next 33 years.

  Sown seeds, set up academies and trained Karategas 3 states across Bangalore

  • ITI colony
  • Whitefiled
  • Yelahanka
  • Rajajinagar
  • Seshadripuram
  • Malleshwaram
  • Kunigal
  • Davanagare
  • Harihar
  • Hubli
  • Dharwad
  • Belgaum
  • T Narsipur
  • Talakadu
  • Nanjangud

Kolar District

  • Chintamani
  • Srinivaspur
  • Mulbagal
  • Bangarpet
  • BML officers club – simultaneous training

Tamil Nadu 1982 to 1990

  • Tirupatur
  • Trichy
  • OOty

Goa 1982 to 1990

  • Margaon
  • Panjim
  • Vascodagama

 

 Brought Master Narashimhan to Karnataka to start Karate in the state under Sensai R Mohan – 1973 (B Ramesha as a student).

 Founded & composed 85 techniques for various levels starting White belt to the black belt.

 Family dedicated to promoting Karate – Wife R. Gowri (3rd Dan Black belt); Daughter R Shalini (3rd Dan Black Belt) .

 Met with a serious road accident in the year 1984 – lost movement in left hand – pursued teaching Karate skill across various states – Passion, dedication, energy, endurance.

 33 years continously – conducted annual tournaments in Bangalore in the academy of Karate do international.

 Over 350 students awarded black belt after their training at the academy (since 1980).

 Single handedly administered the training, documentation, karate passport across all Dojos across 3 states.

 Introduced the concept of Karate Passport (introduction, techniques, information, attendance, fees, progress in the belts, etc).

 Over 10,000 students trained over 33 years.