GSK Doubleview Karate Club/Dojo – WSKF Australia

Who we are 

We are a close-knit group of people at our Doubleview Karate/Doubleview Martial arts club that enjoy our karate training and the social interaction of each other, we train hard and have fun too. Our Junior class mainly comprises of primary school kids both girls and boys, the Seniors or Adults class is a mixed bag of mainly High School kids, Uni students and working adults who all train hard and get on very well.

We are a member of the WSKF (The World Shotokan Karate-do Federation Japan), one of the most well known and recognised authentic karate styles, which is in over 100 countries worldwide, therefore, offers many exciting benefits to their members.

What we do

The priority of what we do in each class (during a school term) is get our students to their next belt level as fast as we can so that they can see the results of their own hard training which in turn boosts the students’ confidence.

3 Main areas we cover are

Learning basics (called Kihon) which cover a number of different types types of punches, blocks and kicks. Then they learn to defend and fight opponents in multiple directions (called Kata or Patterns) and lastly, there is sparring with a friendly club member (called Kumite) to get used to having someone attack you and to learn to counter-attack. This builds confidence and teaches the student to stand up for themselves. Not to mention a whole host of other things you learn as you move up the ranks or belt levels.

Other areas we cover

The other areas we cover are: Competition fighting, Self defence fighting (street fighting basically) and Traditional Karate fighting. All of these types of sparring have very different approaches and types of training. We also cover stretching, strength training, flexibility and agility training, self-defence training and bullying.

Principles, morals, honesty and etiquette

Our Instructors at our Doubleview club pride themselves on teaching what most parents want their kids to learn.

Parents now days love their kids to do Karate because it teaches students way more than just ‘how to fight’. More importantly, it teaches them ‘how NOT to fight’. Karate teaches kids (and adults) a whole range of mental skills as well like self-confidence, respect for yourself and others, good manners, good people skills, modesty, humility, perseverance, to have a good attitude and personal standards, and to be a good sport. These are but only a few of many things we do.

Little Kids Karate

For little kids karate, the beginnings of all of the above are interlaced into exercises and games that are lots of fun but are hard work at the same time. With Kids Karate we try to give the little ones a heads start in life with very important things like building core strength, and overall strength, good balance, good co-ordination and flexibility if needed. If you are a parent you’ll be please to know we work on other things like listing skills, being quiet and patient, making quick decisions, running not walking, being polite, not talking out of turn and not being lazy to name a few.

Where we are

Our Karate Doubleview Club (Doubleview Karate Club) is located in the Holy Rosary School gym in Doubleview (Hall No 1, 35 Williamstown Rd, Doubleview).  Kids, juniors and adults are welcome to join anytime – you don’t have to wait till the beginning of a school term like some sports.

 

Dojo/Club training times:

Tuesdays

6 to 7 pm – Little Tigers and Beginners

7 to 8 pm – Intermediate and Advanced

8 to 8.30pm – Advanced training

Wednesdays

6 to 7 pm – Little Tigers and Beginners

7 to 8 pm – Intermediate and Advanced

8 to 8.30 pm – Advanced training

Saturdays

8.30 to 10 am – Advanced training

10 to 11 am – Little Tigers, Beginners & Parents group 

Public Holidays:

No training on Public Holidays

School Holidays:

Training as normal

First class is FREE

Call to enrol, or just come along. Members of our clubs can train up to 6 times a week if you choose and pay no extra.

Perth Location:

Hall No 1, 35 Williamstown Rd, Doubleview, WA 6018

Find us on Google maps

(Holy Rosary Primary School Gym, corner Huntriss Road)

North-west of Perth – 10 minutes from the city
The Gym is on the 2nd Floor, entrance is via the car-park.

For more information call:

(08) 9444 3737