Regional President for Australia & Oceania, World Karate Confederations
Keith Geyer was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1953. He learnt to be motor mechanic before opening his own sport school for martial arts.
He started karate in 1969 under Stan Schmidt Sensei, the living legend of South African Karate and world know instructor. Keith Geyer was awarded Shodan in November 1972 and a 7th Dan in 2000 by the Japan Karate Association in Tokyo. He was a member of the South African National (Springbok) Karate team form 1975 to 1988. He won the South African all styles Open Kumite Title 6 times competed in the 1975 WUKO world championship in Long Beach California and coached the South African National Team from 1992 to 2000.
Mr. Geyer has lived in Australia for the past 10 years and is head of the Karate Alliance Australia and Chief Instructor of Shotokan Karate Coalition.
Mr. Geyer has been a active member of the WKC since 2001 and has taken Australian teams to most of the more recent WKC World Championship. Since 2004, he has acted at the Regional WKC President for Australia and Oceania. His desire is that WKC prospers and continues to give karate every opportunity to compete in fair and well run competitions.