later on moved to Karate 1980 under the guidance of Renshi Shivadas. Starting Karate in his school days, Renshi Suresh underwent rigorous training.His desire for achieving higher levels of skill and proficiency combined with determination and many years of constant concentrated practice rewarded him with experience and many laurels in the field of Karate. He travels frequently to Okinawa, the birth place of karate and many other countries, to fine tune his skills. Learning never stops for this ardent student of Martial arts. He was part of the Indian team which participated in the World karate seminar in 2014, organized by the Japanese Govt.
For his hard work and dedication Shihan Suresh Kenichira was awarded the BEST TEACHER OF THE YEAR -2014 by Rotary Club, Bangalore South.
Shihan Suresh Kenichira is an International referee and has participated in various international tournaments in Italy, Okinawa, UAE, Sri Lanka among others. Shihan Suresh is well-recognized personality in the field of martial arts. He is actively involved in a number or organizations and is conferred with the below designations
• President – OSK Federation of India - India’s largest martial Arts organization.
• Director for Federation Okinawa karate Shorin Ryu Shorin Kan South Asian (FOKSSA), India chapter.
• General Secretary - Karnataka State Sports Karate Association
• Executive Member – Sports karate Federation of India
• Member of Karate Association of India.
• Joint secretary, Karnataka Kalaripayattu Association
• Treasurer, Bangalore District Karate Association