Sensei Sean Hayden | The Martial Arts Academy
Ph 075785344 | Mb 021980878 | 154 First Avenue West, Tauranga | 29 Reynolds Place, Papamoa

Sensei Sean Hayden

Sensei Sean, 5th Dan has been training in traditional Goju Ryu, Olympic Sport Karate, Muay Thai and Western Boxing for over 35 years. He also spent over 10 years as a night club “Bouncer” in NZ and London has a very street practical approach to reality based training based on personal experience.


New Zealand Light Heavyweight Champion 1990, 1991, 1992
New Zealand Open Weight Champion 1991, 1992
New Zealand Teams Champion 1991, 1992
New Zealand Universities Team Captain 1990 - 1991
New Zealand Universities Sporting Blue 1991
Waikato University Sportsman Of The Year 1991
New Zealand National Karate Team Captain 1990-1994
Waikato Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1991
England Karate Teams Champion 199
British Karate Teams Champion 1993
Oceania Light-Heavyweight Karate Champion 1992, 1993
Oceania Open Weight Karate Champion 1992, 199
Oceania Open-Weight Karate Champion 1993
World Championships Bronze Medal Cruiserweight - World Kickboxing Association 1997
European Championships Bronze Medal Light-Heavyweight - World Kickboxing Association 1998
Silver Medalist 1991 IOGKF World Karate Championships - Japa
Graded 5th Dan Black Belt in traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu Karatedo 2001


Sensei, 5th Dan