October 30, 2018

There are so many variables to consider when selecting a Karate Club for yourself or your children.  Do not be persuaded by a flashy cover, an exuberant instructor or well practised sales tactics.  Look at little deeper, and make sure that you are getting value for you...

October 30, 2018

Earning a green belt was the achievement of my first short term karate goal. I clearly remember the bar being raised by my instructors and being held to a much higher standard.

August 13, 2018

Having been involved with martial arts for 20 years has certainly given me many physical and mental benefits. One thing that isn’t so apparent on the surface though is the effects that has had on my family. In a nutshell, I have been practicing and teaching Karate for...

January 17, 2018

It's time to get fit, ready for the start of term 1, 2018. Here's a list of things to do.

  1. Sanchin and Tensho kata - Sanchin should be performed twice every day and is a great way to kick off your morning. Tensho can also be performed if you know it.

  2. Mon, Wed...

October 10, 2017

Having been training for 6 months or so, I started to notice my movements were coming more easily and naturally. I was beginning to understand some of the principles I was being taught, even though I couldn't actually implement them. This is a wonderful time as it real...

September 20, 2017

I remember thinking at the time, “how am I ever going to remember this?” The answer to my question came in the form of concentration and repetition. Lots of repetition.

September 13, 2017

Some time ago I decided it was about time I got back into teaching and open a club in my home town of Byford, Western Australia. I’ve been training and teaching for many years now and over that time, it still surprises me just how little people really know about Karate...

August 17, 2017

KidSport is a local Council initiative that assists eligible children aged between 5-18 years old in accessing financial assistance towards club fees.

August 17, 2017

What is Kata?

  • Kata is a series of pre-determined fighting moves designed by the original founders of karate to pass a dialogue on defense strategies from teacher to student.

  • Kata is made up of both basic and complex karate moves that are sequenced in a specific...

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