Welcome to GSK quality Karate for all ages 4 and above

At GSK, we teach quality traditional Japanese Shotokan karate. This means very efficient self-defence techniques that will build your confidence and skills.

Self-defence, anti-bullying and competition fighting

We also cover many of the latest techniques in self-defence, anti-bullying, competition fighting (if you like competing), street and continuous fighting or sparing. Ask about our options for low contact training for specific ages. At GSKarate – Martial Arts, we try very hard to give you the best Karate and best Martial Arts experience you could hope to have for your age and your particular needs. 

Building good moral character and confidence

We work on good behaviour skills, manners, etiquette, good communication, building good moral character and confidence, having a good self-image, and respecting yourself and others. We specialise in fostering humility, patience and focus in all our students, every day, because it just doesn’t happen by accident.

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Learn how to focus better

Find out how our unique GSKarate and Martial Arts training guarantees improvements in focus, concentration, confidence, and even good manners! Learn more.

Competition for the competitor in you!

Competition is not for everyone and we understand this. So we have a competition team for those who really want to excel at a competition and love the idea of getting a medal and becoming a champion. If you are very competitive and feel the need to feed that competitive streak or fire then look no further.  But if competition is not you, we don’t force you to compete if you don’t want to.  Learn more.

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Learning how to generate real power with your body for self-defence

Karate got it’s name because it enables smaller or weaker people to generate significant amounts of force and power to protect themselves and do it extremely efficiently! To do this, you need understand the mechanics of using your whole body (knowledge passed on from our masters before us) and through continuous training. Learn more.

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We build your confidence

During your training, we are gradually putting your knowledge and skills to the test, more and more, so that before you know it you are doing things you wouldn’t have believed possible.

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Teamwork, how to become a good leader and follower

We teach our kids how to listen, to have self-control and how to be both a leader and a follower! 

Train with international masters

They cover overall body strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, agility, focus, attitude, listening skills, good manners (dojo etiquette), awareness of others, and social skills (interacting with others). The student is required to think a lot more about everything they are required to do. 

You develop a very wide skill set

They cover overall body strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, agility, focus, attitude, listening skills, good manners (dojo etiquette), awareness of others, and social skills (interacting with others). We require you to think a lot more about everything you do.

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We give you confidence in your knowledge and abilities

For adults, there is usually quite a noticeable skill increase. Karate classes cover the more serious applications of techniques, scenarios, pressure points, role modeling, personal standards, ethics, smart thinking, and much more challenging exercises depending on the individual.

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We get the best out of you

Our instructors are well trained and qualified in the field of Shotokan Karate, and fully licensed coaches with the DLGSC (Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries) and are WWK (Working With Kids) approved.

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We mix fun and challenging techniques together

We believe that in order for you to learn; you need fun intermixed with challenging exercises and a very supportive learning environment. Your progress is our priority.

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