Shihan Shivaji Ganguly started practicing martial art in 1975. He started practicing Kyokushin Karate in 1977. Since then he toiled vigorously and strenuously and taken every possible steps to promote and develop Kyokushin Karate in India. He went to Japan many times for attending several World Karate Championships, International Camps, International Seminars, Instructorship Course and extremely hard and specialized Uchideshi (Monk hood) Training under the legendary Grand Master - SOSAI MASUTATSU OYAMA. Beside this he trained with renowned Seniors and dignified Instructors of Kyokushin Karate time to time. He traveled different parts of the world to attend several Kyokushin activities.
He is the only Indian and probably the only Asian to achieve all round positions in Kyokushin karate. He was the Asian chairman and board member of WKO shinkyokushinkai for 16 years.He was the only Asian to be one of the judges in the finals of 3 consecutive World fullcontact Karate championships held in Tokyo,Japan. He was also the chairman of Indian So-kyokushin and international representative for 5years.
He never compromised with anything for the betterment of Karate even by sacrificing a lot in his life. In the beginning of his career he was in banking services which he finally left and decided to concentrate even more for the development and promotion of this noble art. He is trying his best to put our country among the front liners in the World of Karate.
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