Karin Prinsloo 6th Dan JKA and Graz Prinsloo 3rd Dan JKA.
Stirling Karate – Japanese Karate Association – SKC.
The dojo is based at the Stirling Community Center – 2 Nerita Way in Karrinyup, Perth. The club offers karate for:
Stirling Karate offers karate classes for:
- 3 – 5 year old dinkys,
- 7 – 12 year old children,
- Teenage and adult beginners
The senior classed and club is headed by Sensei Karin Prinsloo and the junior and beginner classes by Sensei Graz Prinsloo.
Karate literally means the way of the empty hand referring to the fact that its practitioners use no weapons to attack and defend but only the hands, feet and body.
Stirling karate has had national representation at JKA international events and Sensei Karin has had great success in teaching top karate students over the last twenty years. At Stirling Karate, she mentors and teaches senior karate-ka, to help them achieve their individual goals
Sensei Graz is a third dan instructor with over twelve years teaching experience. She represented South Africa in Karate as well as a field hockey goalkeeper and participated the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, for field hockey.
Stirling Karate follows the JKA Karate creed of aiming to build Character, for students and instructors to be Sincere, always give their best Effort, behave respectfully with Etiquette and aim to practice Self Control.
The dojo affiliates to JKA SKC with highly respected 7th dan Sensei Keith Geyer as head of the organization. His team of senior instructors pave the way for continued growth and development within the JKASKC Australasia. Annual seminars are something all students look forward to as well as the opportunity to train with top JKA instructors.
Karate Classes Karrinyup
3 -5 year old classes are offered in a less formal environment. The club foster a love for karate with a focus on gross motor skill development and the introduction of anti-bullying strategies and techniques.
6 – 12 year old classes are when children enter formal karate training and will be able to attend gradings/tournaments, in order to achieve their black belts and beyond. Students thrive within the JKA karate’s structured learning environment, enabling them to achieve their goas, not only in karate, but life in general. There is a rooted focus on teaching not only physical and mental strength, but developing good character that will benefit them in their daily lives.
13+ years and adult beginner classes are also offered, there is no age cap on anyone wishing to practice karate.
Why older children and adults start karate and continue?
- Karate keeps you focused on your exercise goals by setting small achievable milestones (grading to the next belt level)
- It keeps you accountable by training in a small group with your instructor (Sensei)
- Karate improves strength, flexibility and fitness, at any level
- Learning a traditional martial art, such as JKA Shotokan Karate, will stimulate your mind
- O yes, you will definitely learn to defend yourself!
There are so many benefits that karate offers. It can be equated to the school of life.
Come and try a free lesson.
p |043 387 1982