Faizel Mohamed started his Martial Arts training in 1972 under JKA Chief Instructor, Stan Schmidt. During his 30 years of training, he had the honour of training with various Master Instructors of different styles. During these ventures, his knowledge expanded and different ideas became reality.
In 1999, he was honoured with his 5th Dan ranking by the Shinbudokai. He currently heads the Traditional Karate Association in Johannesburg.