JKAA History

JKA Australia South Inc. was incorporated on 27th October 2010 and on 19th, January 2012 was renamed Japan Karate Association (JKA) Australia Inc. JKAA teaches traditional Shotokan style karate. Shotokan karate is a non aggressive self defence martial art. Our instructors are certified by JKA HQ. The purpose of JKAA is to develop and promote JKA Shotokan karate in Australia. The standards taught are of the highest level in keeping with the technical requirements set by JKA HQ.
Our goal is to maintain these standards, to grow and to help all our students achieve their personal goals and aspirations.
Karate helps develop strength, coordination and agility and can be practised at any time and in any place, for any length of time by men, women and children. It requires no special equipment. Karate fosters the development of spiritual qualities: courage, courtesy, integrity, humility and self control.