Position: Chief Instructor/President
Sensei Alfred Imohisimi Ohimain was born in England on 6th June, 1963 and is an alumnus of ST Finbarrs College Akoka and The University Of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) Ile- Ife in Osun state, Nigeria.
He started karate in march 1976 and returned to Nigeria as a green belt in 1977 and continued his training under Sensei Jack Mbom (who was the most senior karataka and perhaps the most imminently qualified karate instructor at that time of its history in Nigeria).
He has in his over forty years experience, competed in various karate championships at various levels (i.e club, state and national levels). spending most of his time coaching now, he has produced a good number of the athletes on the Nigerian national karate team.
He is a 7th degree black belt and has served Nigeria in the respectable capacity of the national karate coach a few years ago.
Alfred was one of the first karate coaches to graduate from the national institute of sports (1983) and currently has a bachelor’s degree in physical and health education (University of Lagos, Nigeria).
Having taught me different government organizations (e.g. Nigerian police force, Nigerian airport Authority Security etc.) and private organizations, Alfred is no stranger to the training of individuals in effective self defense.
A strong believer in constant personal development, he regularly travels to Europe and the USA to train and improve on his technical level, teaching and coaching skills.
Alfred is a result oriented teacher and coach of high repute. greatly respected in Nigeria, he currently teaches karate and physical education at the American international school, Lagos – Nigeria.
He remains probably the most accomplished karate personality in the country as some of his achievements presented below will corroborate.
– 1st place kumite in the NDL national karate championship,1993
– 1st place kumite in the NDL national karate championship,1994
He has travelled yearly to England, Spain & USA since 1991 for karate training, courses and competitions including:
Has been directly responsible / played a major role in the successful organization of international training courses and competitions as well as the hosting of international karate instructors seminars and clinics such as those of:
Was appointed as an assessor for the karate union of Great Britain’s (KUGB) instructor qualification program.
Nigerian national karate coach. 2000 – 2004, during which the Nigerian team won:
which Lagos state won:
🏅 Award for the best sports association in Lagos state
🏅 Award for outstanding performance during the Abuja 2004 National Sports Festival
He is currently the chief instructor/ president for the Nigerian association of Shotokan karate(NASK) which he continues to lead and inspire through., the organization of numerous learning events such as:
📍 Under 18yrs. kata & kumite championships
📍 Black belt (adult} kata & kumite championships
📍 3 on 3 team kumite championship
📍 Various courses on kihon, kata and competition kumite
📍 International courses conducted by Sensei k. enoeda 8th Dan japan karate association, who was until he passed away a world authority in Shotokan karate
📍 International karate course with two top British karate instructors for may 2005, 2010 & 2017.
Alfred in his current role as chief instructor provides overall leadership for the development and growth of NASK, working with all instructors and functional heads to ensure that the day to day running of the association and the operation of the dojos are in conformity with the constitution and consistent with the rules of the Karate Federation on Nigeria (KFN) resonates in every way with international best practice for the administration of the sport.