Cheyne McMahon

Year Began Martial Arts: 1985

Cheyne McMahon is the Owner and Chief Instructor at Australian Karate Academy and BDK BJJ club in Salisbury. He began his training under his father Sensei Bob McMahon and has dedicated his life to teaching martial arts and ensuring he teaching his students realistic and practical self defence skills. 

Martial Arts Ranks

  • 6th Dan Koshinkan Karate
  • Kobudo - Instructor
  • Japanese Jujutsu - Instructor
  • 1st Degree White Belt - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - Assistant Coach



  • Cert III in Fitness
  • Cert II in Strength & Conditioning
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children - Blue Card



  • Black Dragon Kai Affiliate Instructor



  • Karate Queensland State Coach
  • Karate Queensland Team Captain



Affiliations and Competitions with

  • AKF
  • WKF
  • WKC
  • Koshiki


INTERNATIONAL represented, trained or coached for Australia

  • Korea



NATIONAL represented, trained or coached for Queensland

  • New South Wales
  • Victoria




  • WKC World Cup Champion
  • Multiple AKF Australian National Champion
  • 2 x Korea National Korea National Champion
  • Multiple AKF Queensland State Champion WKBF
  • Australian AKF Team Member
  • Queensland AKF Team Member


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