TSKF Australia has great pleasure in announcing that our Chief Instructor, Takahashi Shihan, OAM, has been promoted to the rank of 9th Dan by Okazaki Shihan, Chief Instructor, International Shotokan Karate-do Federation (ISKF). On behalf of all members of TSKF Australia, we recognize this great achievement and congratulate Shihan on a truly well-deserved honour, in recognition of the many years of continuous dedication to teaching and practicing our style of traditional karate.