John Rust

6th Dan

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John Rust sensei is currently a Senior Dojo Head in the World Shotokan Karate-do Federation South Africa and a member of the WSKF SA Saiko Shihan.

Full name: John Barnhard Rust
Date of Birth: 5 April 1978
Occupation: Karate Instructor and self-employed
Hometown: Pretoria
Date started karate: 1983/1984
First instructor: Roelf Fouche and Rudi Mare
Dojo of affiliation: Rusty’s Karate Academy
Favourite saying: It’s not practice makes perfect, but it is perfect practice makes perfect!
Best karate memory: Receiving my junior and senior all styles Protea colours
Favourite Karate Technique: Kicking different variations of mawashi-geri and ura-mawashi-geri