Welcome to JKS Shotokan Karate - North Shore
Based in Browns Bay, Hibiscus Coast and Takapuna on the North Shore of Auckland City, we are your local, family oriented and outcome focused Karate Club. We are passionate about teaching Karate to both children and adults, and at the same time, building their self esteem, strength and discipline. With a new motto: “Lifelong Karate-do”, the JKS organisation promotes and expands the art of empty hand among different age and social groups, aiming to improve society as a whole
There is so much that Karate can offer you and your family
Fun and fitness
Great for discipline and self-control
For the whole family
A great way to make new friends
All ages and abilities
All round exercise
Tournaments if you want to compete
Get Two Weeks FREE when you sign up!
Get in fast for this great opportunity to really try karate.
Is your child aged 5 - 8 years old ?
Why not sign them up for Little Tigers at the Browns Bay Dojo
Great for their focus and confidence.
Why JKS Shotokan Karate - North Shore
The aims and objectives of JKS North Shore Karate club is to foster, administer and advance the art of traditional Shotokan Karate here in New Zealand.
Our goal is to teach, motivate, educate and guide our students and instructors while promoting exemplary ethics in Karate-Do.
We promise to do this through regular training of the highest order, course and grading events, special courses, and of course, competitions for both juniors and seniors alike.
Our classes are tailored for both young children, through to adult karate-ka at all levels.
Other Key Benefits
- Build self esteem and self-control
- Be healthier in body, mind and spirit
- Be more confident
- Learn effective techniques
- Learn discipline
- Learn how to avoid getting involved in physical confrontations
- Be less likely to abuse alcohol, smoke, or take drugs
- Be more respectful towards yourself and others
- Be regarded as a role model
- Keep in shape while having fun
Black Belt Grading for JKS Shotokan Karate - Auckland
Success for JKS NZ at The Karate New Zealand Nationals and NZ club in 2022
We had a record showing at the New Zealand National for JKS with a great team attending
The JKS Auckland Team consisted of 20 participants, and we were very successful.
- 6 x 1st place
- 5 x 2nd Place
- 14 x 3rd place
- Total of 25 Medals For our Players - Wow -
There were over 250 Competitors from 28 diffrent New Zealand clubs. Our Karateka far outwayed the expectations and seemed to have a huge amount of fun on the day and stepped up to the challenge of competition,They showed that they can compete at a national level. We had Chris Baker ,Gilvan Lemos , Shihan Phil Wilson and Shihan Trevor Foster do a outstanbding job refereeing at the event. Thank you to all the Volenteers that helped make the day smoother Suzan Baker, Ruad Fourie, Jason Paterson, Mike Loo, Vicky Xie and Raquel Radaelli
We are very proud of their commitment, hard work and performances on the day. Welll done JKS New Zealand for a your standing effort - OSS
Our newest Shodan at Browns Bay Dojo - Alvin Li
Alvin Li, with Sensei Sean at right, has been training for many years for his Shodan and has been very diligent and patient, especially with the COVID lockdowns. He was graded at the end of March 2022.
All those who have helped him on his journey are very proud of him, and look forward to training with him as he progresses still further with his karate.
Shop for your Karate essentials right here!
Sample of available items below
- JKS Shop
JKS Beanie$30.00 Add to cart
- JKS Shop
JKS Chiller/Cooler Bag$35.00 Add to cart
- JKS Shop
JKS Cap$28.00 Add to cart
All our new Gi's supplied through the JKS Shop will now come with the JKS Badge embroidered on.
New service for club members - our own Sports Chaplain
Claus Fuchs, one of our 1st kyu karate-ka has qualified as a sports chaplain. He is able to provide pastoral care, support, mentoring and guidance for any club member who may be struggling with personal issues, or the pressures of karate training, grading etc. All discussions are strictly confidential and is there for your assistance.
We have classes on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, plus train on Saturday mornings.
We like to encourage families to train together and therefor have great family package deals available.
We have dojos in Browns Bay and Takapuna on Auckland's North Shore, and in Orewa on the Hibiscus Coast.