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about Kyokushinkai Karate Zurich

Welcome to Kyokushinkai Karate Zurich, the first and only school that offers the original and unadulterated Kyokushinkai Karate style in the spirit of its inventor Masutatsu (Mas) Oyama.


What is Kyokushinkai Karate? 

It is a full-contact martial art that emphasizes physical fitness, mental toughness, and practical self-defense skills. Whether you are looking to improve your fitness, learn self-defense, or compete at a high level, we have a program that will meet your needs.

Kyokushin is no trend - it`s way much more than that:

It takes focus, dedication and endless training - it is a way of life!


In a world where the pressure is seemingly endless, we offer an oasis of calm and balance. Come join us and discover the transformative power of Kyokushin Karate.

We are Member of the Associated International Kyokushinkai Organization (AIKO):


Our Instructors

Max Honbu Tokyo

Sensei maximilian

3rd Dan Black Belt

Sensei Maximilian is a battle proved instructor with over 30 years of experience in Kyokushin Karate and other Martial Arts.

He is currently a 3rd Dan Black Belt and has trained under some of the top Kyokushin instructors in the world such as: Shihan Cameron Quinn, Sensei Andy Hug, Sensei Michael Thompson and Shihan Peter von Rotz.

Sensei Maximilian is currently a direct student of Hanshi Nico Gordeau and he is known for his technical expertise, his attention to detail, and his ability to inspire and motivate his students.

fight record:

Swiss Championship 1996 75 kilo: 2nd place
Swiss Championship 1997 75 kilo: 2nd place
Swiss Championship 1998 81 kilo: 1st place
Swiss Championship 1999 81 kilo: 1st place
World Championship 1999 81 kilo: 5th place
Swiss Championship 2000 81 kilo: 1st place
Swiss Championship 2001 81 kilo: 1st place
European Championship 2001 81 kilo: 1st place
Swiss Championship 2002 86 kilo: 1st place
Swiss Championship 2003 86 kilo: 2nd place

Professional Boxing: 13 fights, 12 wins


3rd Dan Kyokushinkai Karate awarded by Hanshi Nico Gordeau

1st Master Grade in American Kickboxing

3.Kyu Judo and Jiu Jitsu

Senpai darius

2nd Dan Black Belt

Senpai Darius has started with Kyokushin Karate under Steve Arneil. He is a dedicated and experienced instructor with a passion for teaching Kyokushin Karate.


He has trained and competed at a high level both nationally and internationally. Senpai Darius is known for his technical expertise, his ability to connect with students, and his commitment to helping them achieve their goals.


2023 - Received 2nd Dan Black Belt from Hanshi Nico Gordeau
2010 - Received 1st Dan Black Belt from Hanshi Steve Arneil

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