Affiliation to the Kiaido Ryu Martial Arts International


If you would like to know more about how you, or your school, can become a part of the Kiaido Ryu Martial Arts International organization you can contact us at or call 07 869 0180 or 021 502 333, New Zealand.

A frustration for many high ranking martial artists today is the lack of really advanced information, classes, and training knowledge available to enable them to continue their personal study and growth to higher levels after Black Belt.

Kiaido Ryu Martial Arts can provide regular high level study resources and opportunities to all senior ranks.

These studies cover Basic, Advanced, and Masters Level in all aspects of our comprehensive syllabus; including the keys to understanding and applying Kata Bunkai for real self defence. These keys and principles can be adapted and applied to any martial art.

The benefits of being an Instructor in Kiaido Ryu are many and include:

  • The benefits of being a Kiaido Ryu Instructor are many and include:

    • A most comprehensive, progressive, and leading edge written syllabus
    • Complete DVD Video resources for all elements of the Syllabus for Basic, Advanced, and Masters levels
    • Comprehensive Instructor and Student support services resources
    • Readily available high levels of knowledge in key areas including: the Six levels of Karate Kata Self Defence (Bunkai) including Kiai-Jitsu,  Kyusho Jitsu-Tuite Jitsu, (Pressure Points), Jiu Jitsu (Small Circle and BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Boxing and Kickboxing Skills, Muay Thai, Stickfighting  - Arnis Mati and Modern Arnis, Martial Arts Weapons and Weapons Defence, Wei Keun Do (The Ten Angles of Attack & Trapping Hands), and real world Street Self Defence.
    • Instructor Certification Training
    • Internationally recognized Rank and Instructor Certification
    • Affiliation to an international martial arts network
    • Access to a worldwide network of martial arts knowledge and research
    • Regular regional and international Advanced and Masters Classes and Training Camps covering all core elements of the KRMA Syllabus
    • Regular visits by leading overseas martial arts instructors including Grandmasters Leo Fong, and 5 Times World Kickboxing Champion Kathy Long
    • The support of a very family-based organization
    • Real people, no Macho attitudes
    • Marketing and Promotional Support and information to really grow your school
    • High Standards, Values, and Ethics
    • A support structure that assures you live your dream to be a highly skilled and knowledgeable martial arts professional

Bokken SheathedPlease note: You cannot just do some sort of 12 week course and become a Kiaido Ryu Martial Arts Instructor. We only want sincere and genuine martial arts Black Belts who have several years of instructing experience, and who have a serious desire to grow their knowledge, who have a focus on personal growth, and who have a true commitment to the development of their students.

We only want instructors in our organization who are doing it for the right reasons. This includes a desire to make a real difference in the lives of their students.


Next Event

Jiu Jitsu Seminar with Shihan Phil
Sunday March 14th   10am-2.30pm
Thames Jack Mclean Community Center
Rolleston Street

Register with your Instructors by Fri 12th
$30 if registered $35 at the door
Orange Belts and up may attend.
This seminar will be covering Positional Drills so make the most of
Shihans knowledge and come and up grade your skills.
These seminars are always a lot of fun so register asap.
Remember to bring your water bottle & lunch.

Warriors Wisdom Part 1.
Fri March 5th 7pm start - ends Sunday 7th March 1.30pm
You still have time to get your name in and join us for a great
weekend in the beautiful Kauaeranga Valley, Thames.
Learn how to make a plan for your life and follow the skills taught on this course to help make the changes you may need to move forward for greater results.
Anyone can attend this course they do not have to be Kiaido Ryu Student.
Want more information then contact us below and we will send through more details
contact: Lance Strong MNZM or Ava Strong MNZM





Postponed and rescheduled to above date

August Saturday 15th   10am - 2.30pm
Just about time for the All Ranks Training Day.
Make sure you let your Instructor know you are attending by Thursday 13th August.
It will be an awesome day of rank specific training and a little bit of Hanshi Seminar. The biggest thing about it will be the fact we can all catch up and find out how everyone is doing.

The Gathering function in the evening will be awesome socialising  having a little dance it seems almost like normal life hahaha. 
Come and enjoy it with us. See your Instructor to get your last minute ticket. More details below:

August, Saturday 15th Thames - 10am - 2.30pm $25
Thames Jack Mclean Community Recreation Centre
Thames High School, Rolleston Street

After training join KRMA friends and family at 

THE GATHERING” function at GBD

Nibbles and a Disco will be included in Ticket with a Casual Dress code.
More details and cost to follow.
Make sure you let your Instructor know if you would require tickets as numbers will be limited.

Next Grading Day will be:
December 4th Black Belts
December 5th All Ranks

Other dates to for rest of year are:
Warriors Wisdom Part 1 –August 21,22,23
Warriors Wisdom Part 2 – Sept 18,19,20 TBC
All Ranks Camp – Nov Sat 14, 15   (at this point still a go)
last being the Gradings in Dec 4,5