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Sydney | Gold Coast | Canberra

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Karate for all age groups

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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.

Kids Karate

Kids karate training offers unique activity that embraces the positive building blocks of character development, physical development, and emotional development in all children. It combines the practice of martial arts techniques with valuable life skills to create a rewarding and enriching training experience whilst building kids up to become strong adults.
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Adults Karate

There is no age barrier when it comes to your health and well being. Many adults that want to learn a Martial Art feel that they are either too old, too unfit, or they will be the only beginner in the room. These are just fears that are getting in the way of you learning this amazing Martial Art.
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Start your journey

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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Continue 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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Why Goshukan Karate Academy?

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Pursuit of personal excellence

We believe in constant improvement and encourage our students to progress and always strive for more. 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.

Qualified & Certified Instructors

Our instructors are passionate about karate and they take their own training and self development in the art very seriously. They are members of the Japan Karate Federation Goju Kai. 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.

Classes for all age groups

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!

1500+ Happy Students

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!

Flexible timetable

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!

Convenient locations

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!

Introductory Trial Offer

Get 4 Classes Plus FREE Uniform $39.95 (Total value $160)

Our karate academy locations

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Seven Hills

3/17 Stanton Road
Seven Hills NSW 2147
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Liverpool

Unit 4 / 1 Field Close
Moorebank  NSW 2170
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Gold Coast

180 Monaco Street
Broadbeach Waters QLD 4218
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Clear Island Waters

Casey Hall St.Vincents School
22 Fairway Dr, Clear Island Waters QLD 4226
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Pimpama

Pimpama Sports Hub
139 Rifle Range Rd Pimpama QLD 4209
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Forrest, ACT

Forrest Primary School
9 Hobart Ave, Forrest ACT
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Pearce, ACT

The Pearce Centre,
Collett Place, Pearce ACT
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What our members have to say about us

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Goshukan Karate Academy IconGoshukan Karate Academy

3/17 Stanton Road, Seven Hills

5.0 109 reviews

  • Avatar Dan Paje ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    This has been a really great class thus far to improve both my fitness and confidence in myself! From just the physical training and being a lot more fitter and flexible than before, but the teachers and the people are great as well in … More training and to become great friends with!
  • Avatar Clarence Anthony ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago
    Savy has been training for 2 years now. I have seen an impressive transformation during that time . In her first few months she was easily distracted ,fidgety and at times had to drag her to class. 2 years on she is so focused in and out … More of class , motivated ,confident and looks forward to her classes . Thank you Stacy and team for all you have done .
    Clarence
  • Avatar R Gupta ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Shivansh has been attending the academy for a few years now, started with the junior program and is currently doing the senior kids program and it is amazing to see his growth over this period. Shihan & his team are doing a fantastic … More job with the kids, teaching them techniques, focus & discipline at the same time making it fun for them.
  • Avatar Justin Diggelmann ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
    Excellent karate club with top quality professional instructor.
    Very high technical standard and fully equipped.
  • Avatar Ramya Dakshin ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    My son, Rishi has been attending classes here for almost a year and the improvements I see in him in respect to his body posture, discipline and the way he actively engages with everyone in this tight knit community is actually very good. … More I appreciate master and his team for the way they interact with these kids, how they know everyone by their names and the mutual respect they have for this class is commendable. Thank you for doing what you do and we appreciate it very much 👏🏼
  • Avatar Steve Gago ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Amazing team highly recommend
  • Avatar George Amaladass ★★★★★ 8 months ago
    Geoffrey was very weak and I thought he needs to improve his stamina but I didn't know what was the best way to do. As I was browsing around online, I came across Goshukan karate academy, Seven hills. With a lot of doubts I called … More them and asked as if they would accept my 6 years old playful son and put him under 8 year classes. Without any hesitant , they accepted him into their academy . Well, today after a year with them , I am proud to say that I can see a lot of improvements in him , physically and mentally . He is a good listener now. His stamina level has improved in which it helps him to do well in soccer . He is stronger and behaving well these days. I would recommend this academy to anyone who would like to have their kids grow well physically or mentally.
  • Avatar Huzefa Mansoor Ali ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Our whole family with kids has been attending Goshukan Karate Academy in Seven Hills for over a year and it has been such a positive experience for all of us.
    One of the standout features of the club is its well-structured training program.
    … More This structure not only provides a clear path for skill development but also ensures that students, including our kids, can progress at their own pace while mastering the fundamentals of karate. The classes are scheduled throughout the week. This availability makes it convenient for busy families like ours to find suitable training times. Our children have gained confidence, improved their standing and walking stance, and developed better behaviour through their karate training. These life skills are invaluable and will serve them well in various aspects of their lives. As a parent, witnessing such positive changes in our kids is incredibly rewarding, and it's a testament to the effectiveness of the training provided by the academy.
    Being able to train together as a family not only promotes physical fitness in our family but also strengthens the family bond. In today's fast-paced world, finding quality family time can be a challenge.
    Lastly, it's worth noting the courteous and supportive nature of the club's trainers and administrative staff.

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Frequently asked questions

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What are the benefits of training in karate?

Karate is more than a self defence fighting system. It is a way of life. We are learning a martial art, to build strength in both mind and body, and yet we wish to never have to use the physical component of the art to defend ourselves. Consistent training in karate can develop strength of mind, body, spirit. By developing fighting skills you build confidence, inner security, awareness, respect for self and others. Karate training builds character, it teaches us life skills to help us to overcome challenges, solve problems, embrace opportunities, strive for excellence.

Do I need to be fit to start?

Absolutely not. Karate is a personal endeavour and every student is encouraged to participate at their own pace, with no expectation of fitness or ability.

Am I too old to start?

If you can walk onto the mats you can train in Martial Arts! We have had people start training well into their 50’s and even 60+!

Can my whole family have a class at the same time?

It depends on the ages of the kids, as typically we have kids in their age specific class groups in order to maximise the learning experience. When the opportunity for the family to train tougher presents itself we will certainly do our best to fit them all into the same class.

What are your class sizes?

Class sizes vary throughout each program and peak time. We abide by recommended instructor ratios which are as follows: kids classes ratio is 15:1 and for general classes it is usually 20:1.

How long will it take to reach Black Belt level?

It takes approx. 4-6 years to get black belt, depending on how many times you train a week and how committed you are to your improvement.

Do I have to start as a white belt if I have been training in another Goju Style?

What we’re doing is recognising the experience level that people who have already trained in a Goju based karate system and letting them train in their current grade belt until they are ready to be assessed and formally graded to the appropriate grade level in Goshukan Karate. There are many clubs within the same/similar styles or systems today, and just like when you are studying any tertiary education and gain credit points when moving from one course to another, the same can be said for transferring your karate journey from one Kai (school) to another. Speak to us about your situation. Every person is assessed on their own merits and training history.

What is the Australasian Federation of Traditional Karate & Kobudo (AFTK)?

The purpose of the Australasian Federation of Traditional Karate and Kobudo (AFTK) is to promote traditional karate and kobudo throughout Australasia. The AFTK focuses on ethics, technical seminars, workshops and all that is necessary to promote the spread of karate and kobudo in Australasia and to promote friendly beneficial relations between AFTK members. Goshukan Karate Academy is proud to be a member of the AFTK.

What is the Japan Karate Federation?

The Japan Karate-do Federation was established in 1964 to organize and oversee all styles of traditional Japanese Karate. This organisation is part of Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (文部科学省 Monbu-kagaku-shō). It is led by a member of Cabinet who is selected by Japan’s Prime Minister.The vast majority of traditional Goju Ryu organisations are members of the JKF Goju Kai. This organisation seeks to preserve and perpetuate the style of karate that was developed in Okinawa, Japan by Mr. Chojun Miyagi. Goshukan Karate Academy is a member Seiwakai Goju Ryu and therefore a member of the Japan Karate Federation.

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