Management Team

Sensei M Ramathas

President & Chief Instructor of Goshin Isshinryu Karate Assoctiation (GIKA) International
He is the first member of Isshin-Ryu World Karate Association, from United Kingdom and he has got trained under the great Sensei Michael Calandra, 8th Dan, Kyoshi Go I.W.K.A in the USA.He successfully set up GIKA back in 2007 and has been instrumental in mentoring, motivating the younger generation and spreading the Isshinryu karate form all over the UK.

Anjana Ramathas

Managing Director, Goshin Isshinryu Karate Association (GIKA) International.
A multi faceted and highly talented professional. She is the source of inspiration for GIKA and has been instrumental in the immense growth of GIKA over the past years.


Jaya Nair

Managing Director, Goshin Isshinryu Karate (GIKA) India.
An Architect by Profession, having more than 15 years Industry experience and also a great sports enthusiast.Discipline and endurance as a way of life in Karate inspired her to get into martial arts

Sundeep Ramanan

Director, Goshin Isshinryu Karate (GIKA) India
Sundeep has spent a significant part of his career based in the UK and Continental Europe and worked at large multinational corporations in management roles. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and responsible for managing operations in GIKA India


Sensei Yasotharan Soosainathar

Director, Goshin Isshinryu Karate (GIKA) Sri Lanka
Yasotharan is the representative of Goshin Isshinryu Karate Association in Sri Lanka and is a certified 3rd Dan Black belt having 10 years of martial arts experience.He is deeply involved in mentoring, motivating the younger generation and spreading the Isshinryu karate form all over SL.

Sensei Shanmugavel

Representative of Isshinryu World Karate Association in India.
Highly experienced in martial arts and currently holds a 6th Dan Black belt.Over 30 years of Isshinryu karate experience and and also holds very good expertise in Sliambam and Muay Thai.