The Karate Academy is a karate school located in Pretoria, South Africa. There are 6 training venues for the convenience of students.

The bright, clean and family-friendly centres are located in Waterkloof, Moreleta Park, Wonderboom, Hatfield and Centurion.



Adult Classes

Junior Classes

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These classes are for adults only. Intense and goal-driven. Covers cardio training and self-defense training. Parents can train at the same time as their children, but with different instructors. Combining fitness for health and wellness…self-defense for safety and peace of mind…and ancient wisdom for a happy, stress-free life.

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Learn and build confidence, respect, focus, leadership & discipline with our Kids karate classes while learning the important skill of self-defense. Classes are determined according to grade and age. Beginners only, as well as pre-primary classes available. A fun learning environment!

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Owner and Chief Instructor at The Karate Academy. Former JKA World Champion and is currently 7th Dan graded by Keigo Abe sensei, Chief Instructor of the JSKA World Federation. Also Chief Instructor of JKSA South Africa and Africa and a member of the prestigious JSKA Shihankei. JSKA AAA Graded with a WKF license Kata/Kumite.

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