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About Samurai Dojo

Karate is more than just a form of self-defense. It is a comprehensive training system that improves physical fitness, mental focus, and overall well-being. Whether you are looking to get in shape, learn self-defense, or simply find a new hobby, karate training can help you achieve your goals.  Click below learn more about the many benefits of karate and find a school near you

Karate is not only about learning self defence. It is a martial art that fosters confidence and self awareness through diligent training and a supportive environment.

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Our Instructors

Sensei Paul

Sensei Paul

Head Instructor, 5th Dan

With over 25 years of karate teaching experience Sensei Paul brings a depth of experience that he uses to help each student on their own journey.

Sensei Justine

Sensei Justine

Instructor, 2nd Dan

Sensei Justine has competed at state, national and international events since 1998, including the KSI World Tournament in 1998, representing South Africa and in 2014, representing Australia.

Sempai Shannon

Sempai Shannon

Assistant Instructor, 1st Dan

Sempai Shannon started attended numerous international competitions and seminars, training and competing in Germany, New Zealand and the United States.

Sempai Russ

Sempai Russ

Assistant Instructor (1st Dan)

Sempai Russ Started karate in 1980 at Samurai Dojo in Cape Town, South Africa and had the utmost privilege to be trained by Shihan Chris Thompson, moving to Australia in 1989. Sempai Russ joined the Thirroul Samurai Dojo in 2020 and holds the grade of 1st Kyu.