My name is Soon Pretorius and I am the Chief Instructor and owner of The Karate Academy. The Academy was born from my passion of Karate. It has come a long way and we have trained thousands of students over the years. I am confident that the quality of training provided by The Karate Academy is world-class.
To understand more about my personal karate philosophy and career, please follow the links below:
- Interview with Soon Pretorius – as on www.theshotokanway.com
- How my career developed – as published in The Pretoria News
Please browse through the website and do not hesitate to contact us for any further information you may need.
More about me:
- Graded 8th Dan by Keigo Abe sensei, Chief Instructor of the JSKA World Federation
- Member of the prestigious JSKA Shihankai
- Chief Instructor of JSKA South Africa
- Chief Instructor of The Karate Academy of Southern Africa
- Chief Instructor JSKA Africa
- Former JKA World Champion
- JSKA AAA Graded
WKF license Kata/Kumite
- Nelson Mandela Recognition Award