Kaicho / IKA


Carlos Costa was born in 1961 in Maceió, Brazil. In 1973, he began to train Karate Kyokushinkai in Maceió with Angelico Farias—a 1st dan black belt and the first official teacher in the state of Alagoas (North Brazil) in Karate Kyokushinkai. In 1977, he trained in Kyokushinkai Karate in the city of São Paulo.

In 1982, Carlos became 1st dan Black Belt Karate Kyokushinkai. In 1983 he returned to Maceió city to teach Karate Kyokushinkai, where he still lives. In 1992, Carlos became 1st dan Black Belt Kickboxing by WAKO (World Association of Kickboxing Organizations). Today, Kaicho Carlos Costa 8th dan is currently President Founder of the IKA – INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION KYOKUSHINKAI.

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