Experience - Newcastle Karate is a black belt school with lead instructors that have over 100 years combined martial arts experience. Newcastle Karate is located at Warners Bay. The class size rarely exceeds 20 students per class. Unlike a lot of martial art schools where you can easily get lost in the crowd, each student at Newcastle Karate receives focused instruction by the senior instructors teaching within the class.
Student outcomes - Many martial arts schools have a "McDonald's style" commercialised focus, putting business and profits before the student outcomes. Our school is the perfect combination of dedicated martial arts enthusiasts, with a variety of martial arts backgrounds, bringing years of experience to each and every class. Please have a read of the student testimonials on our testimonials page to see what our students and parents have to say about Newcastle Karate.
Application based curriculum - Newcastle Karate practice an application based curriculum. Methods taught are kicking, punching, strangulation, choking, joint locking, grappling and pressure point manipulation. A completely systematized method of learning/teaching for children and adults, delivered in a traditional atmosphere, honouring both the culture from which it comes and the masters who pioneered its practice.
Functional Program - Newcastle Karate delivers a functional program with defensive applications against the various "Habitual Acts of Physical Violence". Most karate schools are competition oriented and their training is geared towards that outcome. Newcastle Karate is application based, functional program, unrestricted by rule bound competition. There are no referees on the street!
Engaging - Are you frustrated by rule-bound practices, inflexible rituals and bored of the repetitive nature of the reverse punch point scoring arena? Newcastle Karate can teach you the original and more functional combative application practices in a rational, coherent and systematised manner.
Value - Training fees start from just $59 per month and discounts for families.
If you have previous rankings in another recognised martial arts discipline and have the supporting documentation, we will recognise your previous training. Newcastle Karate currently has students and black belts from different styles training at our Warners Bay dojo. This clearly indicates that Newcastle Karate has a training program of great value to attract senior instructors from other styles and schools. Many of our black belt students have come from different styles such as: Kyokushin, Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado ryu, Go Kan Ryu (GKR), kickboxing, and Taekwondo just to name a few.
"So if you are a martial arts enthusiast looking to expand your knowledge, work with a great group of people, please come and try a class! Many students and instructors have not been disappointed with our program." All ego's are left at the door before entering the dojo!
Training days are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Individual class start times are as follows;
4:30pm - Karate Cubs Class (ages 5 to 8)
5:15pm - Karate Kids Class (ages 8 to 12)
6:15pm - Adults TMA Class
7:45pm - Adults MMA Class
1 x week @ $59 per month
2 x week @ $79 per month
Unlimited @ $99 per month
Black belt rate @ $59 per month
Private lessons @ $60
Call for family discounts!