Listen To The  “Karate 4 Life Podcast” & Start Living Your Best Life

Karate is more than just kicking & punching, it's a way of life.  Everything we learn in the dojo can be applied to everyday life. 

about THE Hosts

Martin & Sandra Phillips

Sensei Martin & Sensei Sandra Phillips are both 5th Degree Black Belts & Shihan (Master Instructors) in the Chito-Ryu style of Karate.  They share more than 65 years of experience.

In 2000, they established Sunshine Coast Karate, which has grown into a full-time karate dojo.  Along with their team of instructors & dojo leaders they have helped 1000's of students become the best version of themselves as they share their Karate 4 Life philosphy.

Both Sensei Martin & Sensei Sandra have had long and successful competitive careers, with podium finishes at World Championship events over serveral decades.  In addition, they have coached many of their own students to do the same.

In addition to training & teaching together, they have also been married for nearly 20 years and have 2 teenage children and a wealth of practical parenting experience. 


Discover How To Make Karate 4 Life A Part Of Your Life 

Karate 4 Life is not just a brand, it's our philosophy, it's our lifestyle, it's our way of life. We'd like to invite you to join us on this journey of self-discovery and self-improvement.

In everything you do, make it a goal to improve in some way, even just a little.

Find a good teacher, surround yourself with people who are already doing what you want to do.

Keep turning up and give your best.

By taking this approach, you cannot help but be successful.


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