Our Sensei

5th Dan Seiwakai Goju Ryu Karate

Indran Tanabalan

With over 28 years experience in training and 20 years in coaching, Indran is one of the most experienced instructors in the world. First started under Chris Ellerker Sifu, then Rod Martin Shihan and for many years after, he was a direct student and close colleague of Leo Lipinski Shihan 8th Dan; the only non-Japanese person to achieve the highest level. Lipinski Shihan mentored Indran with both karate and the mindset required to develop people to the highest levels.

4th Dan Seiwakai Goju Ryu Karate

Marie Tanabalan

Marie has been training for over 20 years and is one of 6 women on the Seiwakai International Women Advisory Board (SIWAB). She, along with Indran Sensei continually receive top tuition from Fujiwara Hanshi 8th Dan, travelling to Japan yearly to do so. Both Marie & Indran Sensei have extensive competition experience and have travelled the world competing and placing many times in the top three. She was also a student of Rod Martin Shihan and Leo Lipinski Shihan 8th Dan and spent many years training under them and learning how to develop people.

Sensei’s Assistants

Emmie Brown


Tyrone Briscoe


Dominik John


Matthew David


Jasmine David


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Office Hours

9am-4pm Monday to Friday
12pm - 5pm Weekends.

Contact Us

Hackney / Bethnal Green / Bow / Ilford / Dagenham
Tel: 07743764234

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