Meysam Yarahmadi Success Story
Meysam Yarahmadi Success Story
Meysam Yarahmadi, was born on 26/Oct/1990 in KhoramAbad/Iran, graduated with a bachelor in management field and for almost 18 years he’s been working karate and has a first-class coaching certificate.
How did you develop your fondness for karate?
I always love to fight from where I got a fondness for karate.
What drew you to karate out of all other sport?
Before anything respect in karate and emphasis on good behavior in all the aspect of life (besides the gorgeous rules in a fight of karate) cause that I interested more in karate rather than another martial arts sport.
At what age did you start karate?
I started to learn karate when I was 12.
What is your style and what rank do you hold in karate?
My style is ‘Shitoriu Ken shi kan’ and currently, I’m the coach of the eagle (Oghab) karate team in the Iran first league (Barter league).
What was the best prize that you won?
As a player, the highest rank that I won, is the bronze medal on world champions on Shiturio style (Slovenia 2010), and champion in Asian championship on Shitoriu style 2006 Sri Lanka, and also the champion in the Iran karate championship.
As a coach for Four consecutive years with Eagle (Oghab) team I was the champion of the Iran karate First league and in the last year, I have been choosing as the best coach of the first league.
What do you like more kata or Kumite?
I love karate and most of all I love Kumite (fighting), the style of the fighting in karate and also the high speed in the fights.
Do you have a favorite sensei?
My favorite coach in the world is sensei Funakoshi, also sensitive Divkan my coach.
How did you get to this position and how was your journey being in this sport?
I remember when I was a teenager for getting more experience I was traveling around the country, and always liked learning and diligence as well. Currently, I’m satisfied with my current position but I know that my abilities are much more and I’m sure that I will achieve all my dreams in karate.
Do you take karate as a profession or just a hobby?
Not only I do karate as my profession even I spend every day with karate.
Was being your inspiration in your throughout your sport Jurney?
Inspired by many people on my way in different sections, I’ve been always looking for a better way to practice karate .the man who I inspired mostly was sensei Masud Rahnama, he was the coach of the Iran national team in the past and currently, he is a member of world Technical Committee of karate.
What challenges did you come across on getting where you are today, you can share any injury story as well?
For the position that I currently have, I’ve been trying a lot, travel a lot, suffering from lots of injuries, and above all stand out against the people who said that I can not.
What motivates you the most about your profession as an athlete?
Never doubt my motivation in karate, and always being motivated and interested.
What are you’re a strength as both an athlete and as a person?
My strength as an athlete is the way of thinking in the fights that I have always a lot of ready techniques to do and I think good during the fight.
Do you have something you want everyone to learn?
I like to say to everyone that Karate is not just a sport, it’s an art of how to live and the way of living, if do it with love certainly people enjoy it.