Founder and Chief Instructor –  Syed Mohiuddin


Renshi Syed Mohiuddin is the founder of Lion Budokan Karate International New Zealand. He is the Chief Instructor and Joint Secretary & Examiner of Lion Budokan Karate International.

Syed started learning karate at the age of 13. He graduated Black Belt Shodan (1st Dan) in 1993. He feels honored to be graded direct by Founder and Grand Master Karate Budokan International Mr. Chew Choo Soot.

Syed started two Dojos (Clubs) as an Instructor in India the same year he graduated Black Belt. He held regular Karate classes at both Dojos till the end of 2001 before leaving the country for career development.

Renshi Syed is a double Master’s graduate. An MCA (Master of Computer Applications and an MBA (Master of Business) from Unitec New Zealand. He directs a Web Development and Digital Marketing company in Auckland. He believes in ‘where there is a will, there is a way’.

Renshi Syed is trained under the instruction of Mr Mohammed Bin Ahmed, Grand Master Lion Budokan Karate International. Grand Master Mohammed brings varied skills from different Martial Arts styles. In addition to Budokan Karate, he also teaches Aikido, Muay Thai, Boxing, Kick Boxing and Hapkido to his students.

Renshi Syed was graded for his Black Belt Sandan (3rd Dan) by late Grand Master Chew Choo Soot’s son Master Richard Choo.

Renshi Syed Mohiuddin

Black Belt Yondan (4th Dan)