At Bungendore Traditional Karate we dedicated to practicing, preserving and instructing Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate. Our purpose of to improve the Bungendore community, one individual at a time through the practice of traditional Karate. We offer Karate tuition to kids, teens, adults and families to members of the Bungendore community and its surrounds.
The style we train in is Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate, a complete martial art with lineage that can be traced back over many centuries. Rich in history and culture, Goju-Ryu Karate is a martial art that enhances the physical and mental health of its practitioners. Goju-Ryu translates to ‘hard & soft style’, a concept that underpins our extensive curriculum.
Our classes traditional warm-ups, basic skills, close quarter fighting, long distance and ground fighting. At the heart of Karate is the kata, a series of choreographed movements in which a student uses to practice physical and mental responses to a range of real life situations.
We do not focus on beating others but on overcoming our own minds and pushing our own limitations developing coordination, confidence, discipline and strength. By training our minds and bodies we maintain a physical and mental health, promoting our own well-being and assisting others to do the same.
Bungendore Traditional Karate is a member of Canberra Traditional Karate Centres locally, Australian Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation Nationally and International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation Internationally. To find out more about our history and lineage, visit www.australiakarate.com.
We believe that traditional karate has something to offer everyone regardless of age, gender, race or background and we sincerely look forward to having you join us in our classes.
We welcome students of all abilities and experience to join our Karate family. Our instructors are internationally accredited and promote a safe inclusive environment to learn in and one that fosters respect for self and others.
Join now and experience the difference of traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate, traditional Karate for the modern world.