Mr. Shair Wah Kwan
- Shihan Renshi 7th Dan
- Chief Instructor of Karate-Do Goshin Kan
- Hong Kong Branch Director of International Karate-Do Goju-Kai Association
Mr. Shair Wah Kwan started training in Karate in 1968 under tutorship of Mr. Takashi Kai (oversea instructor appointed by Master Gogen Yamaguchi of Goju-Ryu). He achievement in Karate, outlined below, has been outstanding. Mr. Shair also served in various technical positions (Chief Referee, Coach, etc.) in the Hong Kong Amateur Karate-Do Association for many years. After working for many years as a full-time/part-time instructor of Karate, he is now a well-known figure in the Karate circle, with students exceeding 3,000 in Hong Kong as well as in other parts of the world.
|1970||Represented Hong Kong in the First World Karate-Do Championship|
|1974||Champion of Hong Kong Goju-Kai Association Karate-Do Championship.|
|1974||Represented Hong Kong in the First International Karate-Do Invitational|
Championship (Philippines) and obtained three trophies.
|1974||Appointed by the Hong Kong Karate-Do Goju-Kai Association as full|
|1976||Referee of the Second Asia Pacific Karate-Do Championship (Jakarta,|
|1978||Coach of the Hong Kong team in the 3rd Asia Pacific Karate-Do Championship|
( Hong Kong obtained a 3rd place in the team kumite).
|1981||6th place in the Kata competition of the All Japan Goju-Kai Karate-Do|
|1987||Founded the Karate-Do Goshin Kan.|
|1992||Coach of Hong Kong team in the Karate-Do Invitational Championship|
hed in Bangkok, Thailand. (The Hong Kong team won one Gold medal,
two Silver medals and two Bronze medals on that occasion)
|1993||Team leader of Karate-Do Goshin Kan in the International Karate-Do|
Championship organized by the International Karate-Do Goju-Kai Association
in Chiba, Japan and served as Referee.
|1994||Appointed by Hanshi Goshi Yamaguchi of International Karate-Do Goju-Kai|
Association as Director of Hong Kong Branch.
|1999 ~ 2006||Vice-chairman, General Committee and Referee Council Chairman of HKAKA.|