The place where we train our bodies, spirit and mind
We have one of the best dojo's
(training halls) in New Zealand
A fully matted 250 m2 training area with a mixture of traditional and modern training equipment.
Okinawakan Karate Remuera is located at:
6 Papahia Street
Driveway access to off street parking right outside our main entrance.
Our dojo has a broad range of equipment from traditional training equipment to more modern equipment which is all designed to help us develop our bodies.
While our focus is traditional karate and kobudo most of our training is dedicated to practical self defence
Our Class Timetable
WHAT WE OFFER
We offer a broad range of Classes and Courses for our Members. We are not just limited to Karate
These are one hour family friendly classes. While they are mostly focused on kids we do encourage parents to participate with their child(ren) so it becomes a family activity.
These are more demanding two hour classes aimed at Adults and Students. We focus on more detailed instruction in traditional karate with an emphasis on practical application more strength and conditioning training.
These classes are for Members who want to take Sport Karate to the next level whether it is our Club events, regional, national or international level.
These classes are restricted to Members who are or do intend to compete regularly.
Kobudo is a traditional Okinawan weapons. This is a one hour class covering introductory syllabus of learning how to handle and use various weapons (bo, tonfa and sai).
You don't need any prior martial arts training to start kobudo. It can be done separate to karate.
This is a one hour class focused on more advanced kata and using a greater range of weapons. We focus on the practical use (sparring) of the weapons.
Going beyond a focus on striking and blocking. While karate includes throws, holds, locks and grappling which we cover in our karate class more advanced techniques are covered in our Akijujitsu Class.
What we offer
We offer a broad range of Courses for our Members
Sport Karate Introduction
Designed to give our Members a taste of Sport Karate kumite (sparring) and the type of training required to be competitive. This is the first step in being introduced to our friendly club based tournaments which are held each month at our Club.
Designed to give our Members a general idea of how to throw, apply locks and holds in common self defence situations. Attendees also lear how to land safely if thrown or fall down
Designed to give our Members a taste of Kobudo in a safe learning environment. The focus is learning how to handle a Bo (stick) which may become available to help in a self defence situation or be used by an attacker.
Womens Self Defence
Designed specifically for women covering a range of practical self defence techniques in a friendly fun environment.
ONE ON ONE INSTRUCTION
Progress with some intensive instruction from our leading instructors
Got a Grading coming up or an important tournament and you want some extra help. Then get one of our Instructors to take you for some intensive one on one training.
We have a number of instructors who can assist you with extra training on basic technique for Karate or Kobudo or to cover traditional or sport karate kata.
We like to help our Members to succeed or just to improve.
Most of our senior instructors have been graded in Okinawa - the home of Karate, by some of the most respected Karate and Kobudo Masters.
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