In August 2013, Sensei Ali Yassini was appointed by Kaicho Farzinzad as the Chairman of the International Kyokushinkai Union Canada Branch.

Sensei Ali began his study of martial arts in 1984. He has studied the Kyokushinkai Karate as well as Kung Fu, Kickboxing and Muay Thai. He has a black belt in Karate and is officially a Certified Master Instructor (Ajarn) under Grand Master Toddy and the Muay Sensei Ali YassiniThai International Association, an officially registered organization with the Royal Government of Thailand-Ministry of Education. He also is a certified Fitness Kickboxing Instructor under Fitness Kickboxing Canada. He has PhD degree in Construction Management and is the founder and owner of ZenQuest Martial Arts Club.

In 2013, Sensei Ali was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award at Muay Thai Hall of Fame in Thailand as well as Instructor of the Year Award by the MTIA (Muay Thai International Association) that took place in March of 2013 in Thailand. During this same trip to Thailand, he worked side by side with Great Grand Master Toddy to organize the World Muay Thai Championship which was a great success.


IKU Canada Branch
883 16th Ave, Unit 1
Richmond Hill, ON
Canada L4B 3E5
Phone: 1 905 731 3950
Fax: 1 905 731 3049

Sensei Ali Yassini with Kaicho Farzinzad


Sensei Yassini with Kaicho Farzinzad


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