Sunit Kumar Gupta, started learning Kyokushin Karate under Shihan Dadi Bulsara in India from 1975. Continued off and on till 1981. Practiced with Shihan Dadi Bulsara from 1990 till present whenever he visits India as Ashihara Karateka. Practiced with Sensei John Walsh in Sunvalley, Ca, USA between 1986-1988. In 1988 he joined Burbank YMCA Dojo and started training and assisting Sensei John Walsh, Sensei Mark Crescitelli Yondan, Shihan Brian Bastien.
In 1993 he started teaching at a new Branch of Burbank YMCA at Reseda YMCA. Continued as assistant instructor at Burbank & Reseda YMCA Dojo till 1997. He was also the Chief Instructor for junior classes. Attended numerous Tournaments, Camps and Seminars including Seminars conducted by Shihan Bobby Lowe and Shihan Steven Coriggal on Advanced Self Defense Techniques for Kyokushin Instructors only.
He separated from Burbank & Reseda Dojos in 1997 and started teaching Kyokushin Karate on his own in Los Angeles County and in Palm Desert. He still practices with Shihan Mark Crescitelli whenever he has the opportunity.
Non Kyokushinkai Education and Experience:
He has been a student of Shotokan Karate under Sensei Anil Sinha in Calcutta India. He has also been a student of Judo under Sensei James Chen in Calcutta India and has been a student of Tai Ki Ken and Jiu Jutsu in USA. Recognition: Received numerous medals, certificates and trophies including a Presidential Certificate from President Bill Clinton in 1996.