– Goju Ryu Karate-do Instructor Diploma
– Chinese Internal Kung Fu Instructor Diploma
– Shaolin

Awarded on successful completion of the prescribed requirements, this unique and holistic course has been structured for people wishing to gain insights into methods of training and study in the teaching the Martial Arts.

Graduates wishing to teach professionally or semi-professionally within the Kakurin Kan Karate International or Chen Pan Ling International Foundation will receive more detailed information on the specific methods of training and teaching.

Karate students must attain the level of 1st Degree Black Belt before being eligible for licence to teach within Kakurin Kan International. In addition, final approval by the Principal must be granted.

Successful completion of all prescribed components of this course, recognised worldwide is hence for a prerequisite for Instructorship within these Organisations in the fields of Goju Ryu Karate, Tai Chi, Pa Kua, Hsing I or Shaolin.


  • Teaching Skills

    Structuring, Communicating and Basic Psychology of Instructing.

  • Fundamentals of Karate-do

    Strikes, Kicks, Stances, Movement, Basic Etiquette and Philosophy.

  • History and Evolution of Martial Arts
  • Othodox Goju Ryu

    Movement / more important combat applications. Advanced classical principles and methods of generating power.

  • Kumite

    Strategy and methods of training.

  • Foundations of Oriental Medicine

    Shiatsu, Acupuncture, Cupping and Moxibustion, Dietary Energetics.

  • Treating Martial Arts Injuries

    Theory and structured clinical practice (includes preparing and applying herbal poultices, first aid and resuscitation).

  • Breathing Methods

    For Martial Arts and Health.

  • Qi Gong and Self Massage
  • Authentic Tai-Chi Form of China (Chen Pan Ling)

    Pushing Hands and Martial Applications.

  • Hsing I

    Fundamentals and Philosophy, Five Element Forms, 12 Animal Forms, Linking Forms and Applications, Hsing I weapons and Qi Gong.

Study Time Requirements
To successfully complete the course, a minimum of 12 personal study hours per week is recommended. Day and evening classes will be available, however, some weekend classes will also be necessary.

Correspondence Study
A proportion of the course may be completed by correspondence, however, some class contact hours are compulsory. Classes will be held at Goju Ryu KAKURIN KAN Karate-do International at Wu Lin Retreat, Lancefield, Victoria. Special arrangements will be made for interstate/international students.

Reference Material
Detailed notes on each component will be presented to students as the course progresses. Study books will also be supplied at no extra cost.

A multiple choice theory examination and short thesis will be required in order to receive your Diploma. In addition, each student will be required to demonstrate and teach the areas covered in the course.

A detailed timetable for the full year will be forwarded on receipt of your deposit/payment in full.