JUN SHIHAN Tony Gaeta – 6th Dan

Jun Shihan Tony Gaeta was promoted to 6th Dan in New York during June 2016 under Grandmaster Kaicho Tadashi Nakamura (founder of the World Seido Karate Organisation).  With over 35 years of martial arts training, Jun Shihan Tony has spent 15 years of that time overseas where he trained in different Martial arts throughout South East Asia. Having won many tournaments in Kata,weapons and sparring both throughout NZ and overseas, Jun Shihan Tony brings a wealth of knowledge and ability to his dojo and it’s students.


KYOSHI Debbie Di Leva – 5th Dan

Karate mugshots 014After a ten year absence from training, Kyoshi Debbie was honored to step into the South Wellington Seido Karate Dojo.  She originally started training in Seido Karate in 1984, achieving her 5th Dan in December 2016.  She describes her karate journey as one of self development, self discipline, self knowledge and growth.  She enjoys sharing her knowledge with others while continuing her own development.