Sensei Ollie (Ullrich) Deinert began his training in karate in 1972 and rose to the rank of Shodan, first degree black belt in September of 1977.
He competed in tournaments both locally and internationally. In May of 1983 he travelled to Japan and attended classes at the dojo of the patriarch of Japanese Goju Ryu karate, Sensei Gogen Yamaguchi.
Has participated in many seminars and training camps with various masters around the world including, Sensei Richard Kim, Sensie Peter Urban, Sensei Richard Lee, and Sensei Teuro Chinen.
He is Currently continuing his training in the Hamilton dojo and headquarters of Gojukan Karate-Do International under Sensei Brian Alexander.
In November 2010 Sensei Deinert was promoted to 7th Dan in Goju Ryu Karate-Do.