Learn Karate and Build Strength of Mind, Body and Spirit. Build your Confidence to new and exiting levels and feel totally empowered to achieve new Goals!
The Beginning Is The Most Exciting Part Of The Karate Journey.
Karate training offers unique activity that embraces the positive building blocks of character development, physical development, and emotional development in all practitioners.
Adults classes for all ages, abilities and skill levels!
Martial arts is a journey not a destination. Learning a new skills like Martial Arts and Self Defence are so rewarding that you will feel inspired, empowered and totally invigorated!
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.
The cost depends on the membership package you have chosen. Our most popular option for the younger kids is one class per week at $25 / week.
Yes we do. We offer discounts for 2nd and 3rd family members and the 4th family member trains for free!
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.
Our martial arts program allows you to engage with welcoming, family-friendly instructors, environment, and culture. We don’t want you to feel uncomfortable when taking classes. We help you train as well as grade up to get a Black Belt or more. Because we know that you may be busy with other activities, we ensure complete flexibility in accessing classes. You can attend the classes according to your schedule. Our state-of-art facility gives you the best environment to learn karate. And to demonstrate this, we are affiliated with the Australasian Federation of Traditional Karate and Kobudo (AFTK), Japan Karate Federation (JKF) GojuKai, and the NSW.
The Goshukan Karate Academy program is designed to allow you to learn karate as well as build strength of body, mind, and spirit. Learning martial arts with us helps you build confidence and feel empowered to reach your goals. When you enrol with us, you will get the opportunity to learn vital skills to defend not only yourself but also your family. You are also able to release suppressed energy and get refreshed to face day to day challenges with energy and vitality.
Karate isn’t just about physical training. There are many things you gain from learning martial arts. You build strength in body, spirit, and mind. Besides, you gain confidence in yourself meaning you are able to face challenges and resolve problems amicably. In addition, learning karate allows you to build social skills, get the skills and tactics to defend yourself and your family, and reduce stress. You also learn how you can channel your feelings and aggression. You gain focus in life and can approach issues with a lot of understanding and determination.
No, you don’t need to have prior experience in martial arts to join Goshukan Karate Academy. That being said, if you have any experience in martial arts, you can still join our school.
Yes, karate can help you reduce stress. The physical training involved in martial arts allows you to drain away the day to day stress allowing you to improve your psychological and mental wellness.
Is it worth it to enrol in a martial arts program if our schedule only allows for participation once a week?
We understand that for some people, they may have tight schedules meaning they have limited time to attend classes. This is why we offer flexible classes where you can have the training at your own pace.
Any activity can present a risk of injury, but in martial arts training, if done under a qualified instructor, you find that it’s much safer than many other activities. In fact, martial arts training has roughly a seventh fewer injuries compared to soccer, twenty-third fewer injuries when compared to bicycling, and twenty-fourth fewer injuries when compared to basketball.
You are required to have your own uniform when you decide that you will enrol for the classes.
You call the teacher, Sensei.
When looking for a martial arts school it’s important you get a good instructor. Not all instructors are the same; you need to determine their qualifications, ease to work with, and welcoming. You may want to see a real class to discover how an instructor interacts with their students.
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+!
Yes, we have a number of different options to get the whole family (Mum, Dad and kids of all ages) involved, without multiple trips. We have the option of a family class in which parents train in the same class as their kids and complete part of the class by themselves and the other part all together!
It takes approx. 4-5 years to get black belt, depending on how many times you train a week and how committed you are to your improvement.
We have a trial offer for the adults’ beginner course. Our introductory trial offer brings you free martial arts classes, a uniform, and a belt at an unbeatable price so you can try out what it feels to take the course.
When it comes to learning martial arts at Goshukan Karate Academy there isn’t an age barrier. Sometimes, you may feel that you are too old or you are too unfit to learn martial arts, but that’s not the case. You don’t have to have this kind of perception. We take care of your needs depending on your age. Also, you don’t have to feel that you will be the only beginner in a karate class. Everybody started somewhere to reach the level they are today in their karate training. So this is your chance to step in and start learning. It’s never too late to start learning martial arts. Do away with those fears that are trying to get your way and discover who martial arts can transform your life.
Depending on the age and physical fitness of individuals, we offer customised group self-defence programs to ensure that the learners get the most of their martial arts training. We group the learners into personalised, small group settings.
You don’t have to be in great shape in order to join our classes. Karate is considered a personal endeavour and you aren’t competing to fit. You are developing important skills that you can apply in the future. We encourage you to take part in karate at your own pace, so there are no expectations of ability or fitness to join our karate classes.
Absolutely yes, you can visit our school to see our facilities and the environment you will be training in. This way, you are able to make an informed decision and ask questions.
Technically no, however, if you do Kobudo, you will learn to use weapons. Ideally, karate means “empty hand” , so you won’t be taught any weapons.
Bowing shows a sign of respect and humility and it’s one of the languages of martial arts.
Our karate uniform costs $60 however, you can get the uniform as part of the package you purchase.