Sensei Dylan Powell South Africa JKA – Japanese Karate Association

Dylan has been instructing for 13 years as senior instructor at Pinetown JKA and has coached both provincial and national karateka at Pinetown JKA.

He represented South Africa internationally for WKF (World Karate Federation) in various age groups from 2009 – 2014.

Career Highlights

  • SA JKA 2022 Kumite Champion
  • SA JKA 2019 Kumite Champion.
  • Senior JKA team 2018.
  • Gold at the JKA Africa Cup 2018.
  • Represented SA JKA, the senior team at the Shotocup in Ireland 2017. (JKA World Championships).


  • 2012 Head Boy St Henry’s Marist Brothers.
  • 2017 Honours in Strategic Management.