Chris Hoath began training with Japan Karate-do Shobukan (Australia Branch) Chief Instructor Sensei Kyoshin Kayo at W.A.I.T. dojo (now known as Curtin University) - he progressed to 6th kyu.
Commenced the 5 month course at the WA Police Academy and soon after met Rick Weskin and Steve Brown who were training with Bill Nyssen, learning Shotokan karate at Bushido Martial Arts.
June - Chris commenced training with Sensei Bill Nyssen (Nidan) of Bushido Martial Arts (Shotokan).
In January, as a Shodan, Chris opened his first karate dojo with Bushido Martial Arts. The club was located in a child care centre in Ballajura, and later moved to a hall in Lansdale.
In September (because of work), Chris and Judy Hoath move to Mandurah and Chris begins training with Peter Wilkinson (Nidan) and soon join as a full member of Shotokan Karate International Australia (SKIA). Judy also commences training after 8 years of watching.
27 October, Coastal Shotokan opens its 1st dojo at Rockingham Senior High School Gymnasium with SKIA. Foundation members included Chris Hoath, Judy Hoath, Keith Blair, Bill Hird, Authur Walsh, Anthony Double, Wade Barry, Denham Carlyon and Andrew Border. (Chris, Judy and Denham are the surviving foundation members)
Judy opens Coastal Shotokan dojo at Safety Bay Senior High School, specializing in junior karateka. This is the same year Judy earned her Shodan in Gladstone Queensland before Kanazawa Kancho.
23 January 2001 the CSKA Rockingham senior class moved to Secret Harbour Community Centre in Oasis Drive.
3 June both the senior dojo of Secret Harbour and the junior dojo of Safety Bay moved to Icon Fitness Centre, Sunlight Drive Port Kennedy. This move was largely unsuccessful and was a search for a more suitable and permanent location.
January the club moved to the studios of Dance 4 Theatre Arts (also in Sunlight Drive Port Kennedy). Here the club has access to two studios that accommodate both junior and senior classes. At the same time CSKA went independent, resigning from SKIA and is now controlled by Chief Instructor and founder Chris Hoath.
December also saw the promotion of the first Dan grades as an independent organisation, awarded by the Chief Instructor. Successful were Judy Hoath and Candice Schmied to Sandan and Kyle Hoath to Nidan - a great moment in our history.
October, CSKA is offered Associate membership with the Australian Karate Federation (AKF), WA Branch.
17 October, Judy celebrates 10 years as a dojo Instructor with CSKA
11 December, Chris awarded Godan grade at CSKA Port Kennedy
15 December, Dan Gradings promote 3 to Sandan (Walter Hurni, Mike Betteridge and Paul Buck) and 2 to Shodan (Kirsty Hoath and Danielle Standley)
January, the club moves to the Betty Bentley Dance Studio, Stockton and Helmshore Streets in Port Kennedy. This is a top class clean facility with two studios that accommodate both junior and senior classes.
In May, we move the dojo back to Secret Harbour Community Centre in Oasis Drive. This has always been the best facility and the change was essential due to the very slippery conditions at Port Kennedy.
Mid January the first Summer Course (3 weeks) for individual training and Bo.
In May Kyle Hoath was elevated to Instructor status (Sensei) and Mike Betteridge, Kirsty Hoath and Daniel Standley recognised as Senior students (Senpai).
October the Club celebrates 15 years
12 December, Judy achieves Yondan (4th Dan) and Kyle achieves Sandan (3rd Dan)
Train with SKIA's Suzuki Sensei at Carine dojo. CSKA members attending included: Chris, Kyle, Walter Hurni, Mike Betteridge, Brett and Danni Standley, Mike Constable, Andrew and Kent Rogers, Toni Walker, Craig and his 2 boys
10 December, Chris awarded 6th dan grade by CSKA Grading Council
July saw the 1st Junior Black Belt grades awarded to Brett Standley and Toni Walker (see the picture gallery)
December, Walter Hurni promoted to 6th Dan
05 December, Chris awarded 7th Dan grade by CSKA Grading Council
07 December, John and Jane Hackett visit CSKA and conduct self defense session.
01 August, Denham Carlyon awarded Nidan by the grading council
24 September, Denham Carlyon awarded Sandan (3rd Dan) by the grading council
10 December, Maryn and Janine awarded Shodan (1st Dan)
01 July, Cedric awarded Sandan (3rd Dan) by the grading council
01 July, Lauren takes leave from the dojo to concentrate on becoming a mother (daughter due in August). Class 4 of the juniors closes.
September - Paul, Denham and Cedric recognised as Instructors (Sensei's)
18 December, Maryn and Rilana awarded Nidan (2nd Dan), Judy promoted to 6th Dan by CSKA Grading Council
April, Judy retires after 19 years as a CSKA instructor.
13 October, Denham Carlyon and Cedric Dugouchet recognised as senior instructors and given the title Renshi
19 April, Rilana recognised as Senior Student (Senpai) and invited to CSKA Grading Council.
17 June, Art, Heather and Louie awarded Shodan (1st Dan). Kathryn promoted to Nidan (2nd Dan).
09 December, Joel awarded Shodan (1st Dan). Sensei Denham promoted to Yondan (4th Dan).
29 June, Bob and Michael awarded Shodan (1st Dan).
05 Dec, Joel and Carl awarded Nidan. Rilana promoted to the rank of Instructor (Tashi). Carl and Joel recognised as Senior Students (Senpai) and invited to the grading council.
07 Dec, Trish, Matt, Nathan and Xanthe awarded Shodan (1st Dan).
28 Aug, Sensei Rilana and Brett awarded Sandan (3rd Dan). Mike promoted to Rokudan (6th Dan)
20 Sep, Sensei Cedric promoted to Yondan (4th Dan). Mike promoted to the rank of Instructor (Tashi)
11 Dec, Jo and Kevin awarded Shodan (1st Dan).
12 Jun, the Dojo moved to Living Water College in Warnbro. The club has access to a full length Gymnasium for both Senior and Junior classes. Classes start an hour earlier than before. The senior class is also extended to 1.5h of training.
11 Dec, Jane and Terry awarded Shodan (1st Dan), Art awarded Nidan (2nd Dan) by the grading council.
|2016||Jolie Carlyon. Runner Up: Finley Ryan|
|2012 Term 2||Filipe da Trindale||Louie Kendrick|
|2012 Term 3||Ryan Southen||Rachael Hagger
|2012 Term 4||Ethan Curtis
|2013 Term 1||Jordan Wegwermer||Louie Kendrick|
|2013 Term 2||Belinda Ramsay|
|2013 Term 3||Rachael Hagger||Dannielle Field|
|2013 Term 4||Xanthe Carlyon|
|2014 Term 4||Reuben Liadow||Jolie Carlyon|
|Current Grading Council members:|
|Denham Carlyon (Renshi)||Senior Instructor||December 2012|
|Cedric Dugouchet (Renshi)||Senior Instructor||August 2010|
|Rilana Ostheim (Tashi)||Instructor||April 2015|
|Mike Betteridge (Tashi)||Instructor||September 2017|
|Joel Verdon (Senpai)||Senior Student||December 2016|
|First Name||Last Name||Rank||Member|