KARATE: A JOURNEY TO SELF IMPROVEMENT 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. If you are interested in doing karate and joining our dojo/club, click on the “Join Us” link and fill out the Enquiry Form to receive more information about our class times and fees. 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 AFFILIATIONS: We are affiliated to Shotokan-ZA and also to Full Contact Martial Arts (FCMA).