Vasilios Samaras was born in Athens, Greece on December 1971, while on May 1988 in the age of 16, he first started his training in martial arts and specifically in Shito ryu Karate do.
On June 1994 he reached the level of Black Belt and on December 1995, the level of 1st Dan which after successful test was recognized by the Hellenic Karate Federation, while three years later after achieving the rank of 2nd Dan he gets affiliated with Hayashi-Ha organization. On 2004 after test, he granted the 3rd Dan by Hayashi-Ha.
Since 2007, he has been training in Shito ryu Karate do under the teaching of Sensei George Pelekis, who is under the guidance of Sensei Con Kassis and they both belong in the "Yoshukan" family, the dojo of the first born son of the founder of Shito ryu Karate do, Soke Kenei Mabuni. All these years, his training has been condured under the supervision of high rank Greek and foreign teachers.