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Our purpose is to provide a nurturing, inspiring environment where we can effectively  share the level of knowledge and training needed to guide our students to mastering the true art of Karate.

What is Karate?

What is Goshukan Karate

Karate is one of the most popular of all the Martial Arts, dating back to the Okinawan times where it was developed for the locals to defend themselves against the tyranny of mainland Japan. As they were banned from equipping themselves with traditional weaponry, the locals had to learn how to defend themselves using only their bare hands. Moving forward several decades karate was popularised and introduced to mainland Japan in a modernised as more holistic self defence system and as a way of life for personal empowerment and character growth.

Today karate is practiced by millions of people around the world. There are 4 main traditional styles - Goju Ryu, Shotokan, Shito Ryu, Wado Ryu. We are Goju Ryu and are members of the Japan Karate Federation (JKF) Goju Kai, as well as members of the Australian Karate Federation (AKF)

The three main reasons people choose to learn karate are:

  • Learn Self Defence
  • Build Confidence
  • Improve Fitness

Yet there are many other values and benefits that go beyond the initial ones listed above. Karate is unlike anything else that you can do as you start by learning the movement and developing skills and then as you delve deeper into what it is all about you become fascinated with learning more and building and strengthening your mind and body.

Everyone starts their karate journey as an excited beginner and they quickly fall in love with the process of learning new skills, understanding oneself, building strength of mind, body and spirit.

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Why Goshukan Karate Academy?

Why Goshukan Karate Academy

Here at Goshukan we have classes for the whole family with our popular Karate Kids Classes for the littles ones (4+ yrs), to teens and adult beginner classes, to classes and programs that will take you from a novice to an advanced karate student!


We have classes for people who are starting their martial arts journey and for people who have experience and want to take their journey to a whole new level!



We also run kickboxing fitness classes, women's self defence courses, and cater to schools and community groups. So whatever you are after when it comes to Martial Arts, we have something to suit your needs.

Our instructors are passionate about karate and they take their own training and self development in the art very seriously. They are qualified Black Belts and members of the Australian Karate Federation and Japan Karate Federation.
Most of all they love to teach and share their passion with people who want to learn and build strength and confidence through the art of karate. Students are taught in a safe, encouraging and supportive environment and everyone is treated with absolute respect. 

We encourage our students to progress and always strive for more

We believe in constant improvement and the pursuit of personal excellence. Everyone deserves to be the best that they can be and karate is the best thing that anyone can do to build their mind, body and spirit in the most inspirational and aspiration way possible. Karate will build your strength of mind and body to overcome life's challenges and obstacles with more confidence and certainty. 

Our purpose is to make you feel welcomed, safe, supported, encouraged and inspired to be part of the Goshukan Karate Academy family.

Goshukan encourages students to progress

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Starting Your Journey

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If you have been considering joining a karate club we invite you to come and meet us, and see for yourself if what we do is right for you. We run a beginners self defence program that provides new students a great introduction to the benefits of karate training. Our classes are run by professional instructors in a welcoming, safe, inspiring and empowering environment. From the first lesson you will begin to learn self defence principles and practical techniques to get you on your way to developing skills and building total strength of mind and body for life!

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Continuing Your Journey

Goshukan Karate Academy Continuing Your Journey

If you have experience in a traditional karate style, especially one with a Naha-te (Goju) foundation, then you have most likely developed skills that are consistent with what we do. Karate training at its core is about learning to follow principles of movement and develop essential techniques and skills. If you are looking for a traditional karate style with modern training philosophy to strengthen your mind and body and develop real Karate skills, we believe that you will find what you are looking for here at Goshukan Karate Academy.

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What Our Members Have To Say About Us


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3/17 Stanton Road, Seven Hills

5.0 50 reviews

  • Avatar Davina Marjanac ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago
    Actually one of the best karate places in Sydney. Amazing approach, especially to shy children wanting confidence and to learn self defence. I have done the trial and I am so glad I found this place.
  • Avatar Ershad Shafi Chowdhury ★★★★★ a month ago
    This is the best karate Center by far! Kids come from very far to enthusiasticly join and follow the instructions of sensei Emily and Shihan. You can tell the parents enjoy it as well as most of out down our phones and are entertained by … More the class
  • Avatar Rahul ★★★★★ a month ago
    An excellent place to commence your Karate journey. Outstanding Karate expertise, focus, professionalism and respect for people are a few attributes the trainers (Shihan and Senseis) at GKA excel at. Really enjoying training with them and … More learning a lot in each class. Look forward to keep growing under their guidance and teaching, and progressing with one step at a time.
  • Avatar Katie Buhag ★★★★★ a month ago
    Thank you for helping me and my children to have more confidence and respect in ourselves and toward others, we love training and developing our skills and you make our environment safe to do so, thanks for everything 👍✅
  • Avatar Nathan leggett ★★★★★ 10 months ago
    Since my daughter joined goshukan she has become a very confident happy young lady, she is only 4 and has been going a little over a year now so was quite young when she started but has loved every second of it! She absolutely loves sensei … More Emily and always enjoys the fun and serious sides of her classes! I can’t recommend goshukan enough especially the little ninja program as my daughter is a lot happier, focused and a lot more confident since joining! And what’s best at goshukan is everyone is treated like family, that’s why my daughter can’t wait for her lesson every week!
  • Avatar Rachael Carney ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    My son has settled right down at school. We have gone from having detention for recess and lunch multiple times through the term to it being a distant memory. The only thing that has changed has been getting him involved in karate. An added … More bonus is that he loves being involved
  • Avatar Hasara Abeygunaratne ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    My son absolutely loves coming to the Karate 🥋 academy.. Instructors are very professional and attentive... Highly recommend it to anyone...
  • Avatar Sarah Irani ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    Very professional, great with kids, very positive experience for our son. He has grown greatly in confidence, concentration & skill since commencing!
  • Avatar Suffia Hussain ★★★★★ a year ago
    This is definitely the place to be and I can not recommend Goshukan Karate Academy enough. For both kids and adults, with so many classes to choose from and a focus on building confidence, discipline, fitness and self defence.
    It's
    … More a fantastic club and a great fun environment to train in. Everyone is so friendly and really welcoming.
    Highly knowledgeable and experienced instructors to help you through your karate journey.
    I've loved every minute of training here and with everyone and look forward to many more.

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