Sempai Peter Hogarth
Sempai Peter has been training in Kyokushin since 1973 under Hanshi Eddie Ermin and Shihan Peter Volke. Known as a passionate tournament competitor in his time fighting the tournament circuit in Australia from 1974 until 1977, Sempai Peter has recently returned to Shinkyokushin after a hiatus.
His ethos is for strong and focused training, with a rediscovered joy for the applications of karate in a self defence situation. Sempai Peter has also worked in security, and was a serving member of the Australian Defence Force from 1970 until 1973.
Sempai Peter is a qualified level 3 First Aid Responder, and is dedicated to the Shinkyokushin ideals as a dojo operator and instructor, as well as a judge and referee.