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SSKANZ Instructors

If you want to be the best, you've got to train with the best. We have achieved excellent results nationally and internationally because of our high calibre coaches.

​Chief Instructor, Shihan

Johnny Ling

·    World Karate Federation Referee
·    Oceania Karate Federation Referee
·    World Karate Federation Black Belt 5 Dan
·    Shitoryu Black Belt 7 Dan
·    Shotokan Black Belt 7 Dan


Sensei Johnny Ling is one of the founders and presently chief instructor of SSKANZ. He is a 7th Dan black belt and a certified World Karate Federation (WKF) and Oceania Karate Federation referee. He has over twenty years of teaching experience and expertise in sports karate.

Sensei Johnny Ling has successfully mentored and continues to coach New Zealand athletes into winning national and international Karate championships both in Kata and Kumite.

WKF matches refereed by Sensei Johnny Ling

Jennifer Robinson (USA) vs S. Ishibashi (JAPAN) 14-15 female FINAL in Spain at the WKF Junior World Championship 2013

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