Martial Arts - Karate
We have partnered with Itosu-Kai Karate-do to deliver amazing Karate classes to our students.
In our Karate program, progress and improvement is acknowledged by participating in the colour belt gradings that take place at the end of every term, which helps keep the students motivated and engaged in Karate.
Our instructors are experience at teaching Karate at all levels in a safe and nurturing environment.
No previous experience needed.
Benefit of Karate:
Fitness for life
Practical Self Defence
About our Senseis
Sensei Howard is the second generation head of the Australian branch of the traditional authentic Japanese karate style Nippon Karate-do Itosu-Kai, and is a 4th dan black belt. For over 10 years he has been following the ethos of his father's teaching while applying it to a new generation of students to teach them both the physical and mental aspects of karate-do.
He has been training and studying karate all his life from his late father as well as the global Head of Itosu-ryu Style Sakagami-sensei in Japan. He serves as President of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Karate-do Club and head teacher, as well as teaching at the Nippon Karate-do Itosu-Kai not for profit sports organisation Chatswood dojo. Having lived in Japan, he is fluent in Japanese and travels regularly to the headquarter dojo in Yokohama to improve his own skills and knowledge under Sakagami-sensei, the fourth Soke ("global head of style"). He is a NSW Karate Federation State Referee and Judge and National Coaching Accredited Scheme (NCAS) coach.
Sensei Kavindu is a 2nd dan teacher from Sri Lanka that is studying his Masters in Forensic Accounting at Macquarie University. He learned Itosu-ryu Karate-do from RJ Alex sensei, the head of the Sri Lanka branch and has taught karate to children aged 5 - 18 year old for over 4 years. He competed extensively in competitions and is a qualified judge and referee in Sri Lanka, being mentored under RJ Alex who is a World Karate Federation level referee.