Founder, President and Chief Instructor
Eric Govender started with Judo and karate in 1970 under the leadership of the Late Robbie Reddy and Late Subbiah Naidoo in Chatsworth, Durban in the Dojo called “Raku”. He went abroad many times to train with karate masters all over the world. Some of the great Masters he trained with was H. Kanazawa Sensei- K. Enoeda Sensei- Tomita Sensei- K. Funakoshi Sensei- Asano Sensei- N Kawasoe Sensei- M. Miura Sensei- T. Asai Sensei- R. Koga Sensei- Kagawa Sensei- A. Trimble Sensei- D. Hazard Sensei and A, Nagai Sensei.
Former member of the Executive Council of KZN Karate,
National Referee for KSA, Chief Referee of FKSA World Champs in Sun City in
In 2000 Shihan Eric Govender formed the world friendship karate union with affiliates from India- Sri Lanka – Pakistan - Nepal and Bangladesh.