Kyoshi Vinod Kumar VV

Grand Master - United Shito Ryu

Shihan VV Vinod Kumar NIS, 7th Degree Black belt holder in Karate Association of India (KAI) and World Karate Federation (WKF) and one of the Senior most Karate Instructor in Kerala. He is the founder and Grand Master of United Shito Ryu Karate, India. VV Vinod Kumar is the first and only one official coach in Kerala State Sports Council.

  • 36+ years’ experience in Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Kalari, and Physical Training.
  • 33+ Years teaching experience in Karate.
  • 7th Degree Black Belt of World Karate Federation (WKF- Only one authorized Karate Federation of International Olympic Council) and Karate Association of India (KAI).
  • Highest Black Belt Degree in India.
  • Certified Coach World Karate Federation, Senior Karate Instructor and Referee in India.
  • First KARATE Coach of Kerala Sports Council, Govt. of Kerala.
  • 1st RANK holder in the first batch of NIS training organized by Sports Authority of India (SAI) in 2000.
  • Asian Open Bronze Medalist and Kerala team member for 10+ Years.
  • Kerala School’s Open Karate Tournament Founder Secretary.
  • VV Cup National & International Championship Secretary.
  • Continuously organized State and National Level Championships in Trivandrum.
  • Former Kerala Police Coach for the Sub Inspector Training.
  • Siddha Marma Practitioner (Certificate Holder).
  • Produced 500+ Black Belt Students and many International & National Champions.
  • Official Trainer of 20+ Schools and other Institutions.


  • Fitness Consultation
  • Professionals
  • Full Cardio
  • Conditioning
  • Sports
  • Consultation
  • Zumba
  • Nutrition
  • Spin
  • TRX
  • Fitness Consultation

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United Shito Ryu Karate Academy, the leading Karate martial arts and fitness centre in Kerala for over 35 years, with its headquarters in Trivandrum. Since 1982, and now with over 100 reputable centres/Dojos throughout Kerala, United Shito Ryu Karate Academy conduct classes in Karate and Self-defence programs. In addition, we hold a comprehensive schedule of fitness programs on a weekly/monthly basis.

A dedicated and qualified team of Karate instructors conducting the sessions throughout Kerala and neighbouring states under the direct supervision of Kyoshi VV Vinod Kumar NIS 7th Dan Black Belt WKF, the Grand Master of United Shito Ryu Karate.

Our holiday summer camps are very popular with children and youths with fun-filled Karate programs and fitness programs.

United Shito Ryu Karate School has achieved Guinness Word record for the most people performing a kata with 5,797 karate students with Thiruvananthapuram District Panchayat, All India Association of Sports for All and Asianet News Network Pvt. Ltd., in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, on 8 March 2018. The event was organised to celebrate the international Women's Day. The participants were all girls from local schools.

We are proud to be the team behind the internationally acclaimed Karate tournament ‘VV Cup Karate Open Championship’, State Level Body Building championship ‘VV Cup’, and many other tournaments for Junior Level and School Level. Additionally, as part of our portfolio, we provide motivational speaking sessions for schools and corporate bodies.

Across all our centres/Dojos we pride ourselves in our positive approach, by providing a top class service to ensure that our students and parents are completely satisfied, knowing with a sense of pride that we bring quality programs delivered by knowledgeable and professional teachers.