The South African ShihanKai consist of senior members within the Style.
They form the governing body that operate within the World Statute regulations and the South African Statute regulations.
The ShihanKai has annual meetings to determine the year program and other activities within the South African Tenshinkan Karate organisation.
The current South African ShihanKai board of officials are:
Shihan Dai Cindy Lee Ludick – 5th Dan
Shihan Dai Caeasare Coetzer – 5th Dan