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    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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    Werrington

    Arthur Neave Memorial Hall
    43 Parkes Ave, Werrington NSW 2747
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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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    What our members have to say about us

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    Goshukan Karate Academy IconGoshukan Karate Academy

    3/17 Stanton Road, Seven Hills

    5.0 191 reviews

    • Avatar Eri TaTi ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
      ⭐We highly recommend Goshukan Karate Academy.
      🥋We have both our daughters attending for the last 2 years.
      ⭐Shihan Stacey and his team are extremely knowledgeable and friendly.
      🥋We have never hesitated to leave our daughters for lessons,
      … More knowing it is a safe and friendly environment.
      ⭐ We are very happy with choosing Goshukan Karate Academy
    • Avatar Christina Davidson ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago
      I can not recommend Goshukan Karate Academy enough! They embraced my son with welcome arms and all staff have a unique ability in captivating not only my ADHD son's attention but all kids. Its been such a pleasure to watch him thrive … More with their support and dedication. My youngest son who is soon to be three is very keen to join as he is also intrigued with what they do.
    • Avatar Pavani Landa ★★★★★ a month ago
      My son has been learning karate from 2years in Goshukan Karate Academy. This has build confidence in him and he feels very secured. The instructors are very friendly and supportive. This place is not just learning karate but also has some … More fun activities to encourage the kids. Highly recommend it to everyone.
    • Avatar Dulanjalie Amaratunga ★★★★★ a month ago
      My daughter absolutely loves her Karate sessions at Goshukan Academy. Stacey, Nick and all the instructors are so nice and patient with the kids. I'm there sitting through each class and I can see how much they truly care about the … More students. They make it really fun too and the kids absolutely enjoy learning the skills.
      It's such a comfortable space, I even bring along my 1.5 year old son with me while we sit and wait. My daughter has benefited so much from going to Goshukan not only in her Karate but also in her focus skills, team work and respect for herself and others.
      I truly believe Goshukan Academy is one of a kind and I am so thankful to Stacey and Nick for the wonderful wonderful work they are doing.
      I definitely recommend this center for all kids as they cater for every single student individually making sure each student gains the best.
    • Avatar Benno Oh ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
      We've had an amazing experience at Goshukan Karate Academy! The instructors are fantastic, truly engaging with the kids and creating a safe environment where they can grow and develop. They strike a perfect balance between teaching … More discipline, karate techniques, and keeping the classes fun and engaging. Our kids absolutely love going and always look forward to their next class. The experience has translated so well into adult classes that the whole family is now training here. Highly recommended!
    • Avatar Dan Paje ★★★★★ 9 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 R Gupta ★★★★★ 8 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 Ramya Dakshin ★★★★★ 9 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 👏🏼

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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?

    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!

    What are your class sizes?

    Class sizes vary throughout each program and peak time. We abide by recommended instructor ratios which are as follows: Little Ninjas are an average 12:1 and teens and adults are 20 per class (usually with 2 instructors per class).

    How long will it take to reach Black Belt level?

    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.

    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 Australian Karate Federation?

    The Australian Karate Federation (AKF) is the national governing body of karate in Australia recognised and endorsed by the Federal Government, the Australian Olympic Committee and the Australian Sports Commission. The AKF is a member of the World Karate Federation (WKF). The WKF is recognised by the International Olympic Committee as representing the sport of Karate. Goshukan Karate Academy is a Member of the Australian Karate Federation (AKF).

    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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