About Us

KARATE: A JOURNEY TO SELF IMPROVEMENT
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Karate offers students the opportunity to discover and develop their inner strength, cultivate self-discipline and build self-confidence while simultaneously  improving fitness, body strength and flexibility. Not only does it equip students with important self-defence skills, but it is also great for stress management! Karate can be learnt and practised by anybody at any age, and though many of our students start as young as four, we also have a large number of adult students ranging from beginners to 5th Dan.

Studying karate holds many benefits:

  • Improves body strength, fitness and flexibilty
  • Equips students with self-defence skills
  • Improves focus and concentration
  • Cultivates self-control and discipline
  • Boosts self confidence
  • Equips students with skills to handle bullying – not necessarily through retaliation, but trough improved confidence and self-control
  • Relieves stress

MISSION

  • To provide informed, well-trained and qualified instructors
  • To offer opportunities to participate in quality events that will develop students and instructors
  • To offer a forum for individual growth to the highest level

WE OFFER:

  • Referee and judging courses for senior grades
  • Instructors training
  • Accredited Dan examinations
  • Annual Elmarie van Zyl Gasshuku and prize giving

OUR STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:

  • Derrick Geyer Dojo Championships
  • Gauteng Shotokan Open Championships
  • Inter-Dojo Team Championships
  • Shotokan-ZA Open National¬†Championships
  • Various other National & International events

evz-merchandise

Contact Sensei Elmarie van Zyl (elmarie@evzkarate.co.za, 082 934 4670) to obtain the price per item and/or to place an order.