Shiva Fighters Karate School was founded by Sensei S.V. Shivakumar in 1989. He is a Karate Ontario Tournament Commissioner, Karate Canada Referee and PanAmerican Referee. Sensei Shivakumar practiced Shito-Ryu style, Kuthuvarisai, Kalari, Silambam, Nunchaku, and Kobudo under Dai Sensei Moses Thilak.
The karate school originally began in India and then branched out into Canada with one location, Scarborough, in 1998. With cooperation from students, parents and the community, the karate school has grown and spanned all across the GTA.
Shiva Fighters Karate School is a proud member of Karate Ontario. Members of Karate Ontario have a unique opportunity to compete at the provincial, national and international levels. This is made possible through Karate Ontario's membership with Karate Canada which, in turn, is the only Canadian organization that is a member of the World.
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Sensei Shiva Vadivelu has been a long time integral part of the sport of Karate in Ontario. From international experience beginning in India and later into Canada, he has strived to communicate and collaborate with many individuals and organizations who wish to see the sport more recognized and accessible.
Working alongside organizers, officials, coaches and athletes in the World, Pan-American and National levels, he understands the importance of cooperation between all involved for the betterment of the sport.
Sensei Shiva Vadivelu has been a member of the Ontario Provincial Sport Organization since 1997, working a variety of positions that provides him with the understanding of how an organization of that caliber should function efficiently while taking into account of the members' interest for the sport.
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