Cobus Nienaber sensei is currently a member of the Technical Panel of the World Shotokan Karate-do Federation South Africa.
Full Name: Cobus Nienaber
Date of birth: 10 April 1976
Family details: Married to Mandie
Stays in: Vanderbijlpark
Occupation: Instrumentation and Analyser Engineer
Date started Karate: 1987
First instructor: Mike Dukas Sensei
Dojo of affiliation: Kuro Obi Dojo – Vanderbijlpark
Favourite saying: “If you can think it you can do it”
Best karate memory: In Japan for the first time, training with Kasuya Sensei and Mike Dukas Sensei.
Karate Dream: To be able to train till I die, and to transfer all the karate knowledge and values which were taught to me to the next generation of karatekas.
Favourite Kata: Bassai-Dai and Chinte
Favourite Technique: Ushiro mawashi geri