Gungahlin Dojo

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Our Dojo

The Gungahlin Dojo caters for adults of all ages and all fitness abilities. Beginners are encouraged to attend as Sensei Joe Wotton and Senpai Kevin Kennedy provide a safe, friendly and stimulating environment for new students to develop their skills. Students training at Gungahlin will also be afforded regular opportunities to train with senior Australian and international instructors to enhance their overall training experiences.

  • World class instructors. World class training.
  • Safe and friendly training environment.
  • Traditional Karate at its best.

Sensei Joseph

Sensei Joe Wotton is an experienced martial artist, having achieved Black Belt status in Shotokan Karate before switching to Goju Ryu in 2010. Sensei Wotton is an AOGKF and IOGKF 3rd Dan and a student of AOGKFs Chief Instructor. Sensei Wotton has attended training seminars throughout Australia and Europe, training with high ranking instructors including the IOGKF World Chief Instructor. Sensei Wotton enjoys the high quality training that the AOGKF and, internationally, the IOGKF provides its members and is keen to perpetuate this through the Gungahlin Dojo.

Sensei Wotton is deployed with the Australian Defence Force. In his absence the Gungahlin Dojo is being supported by Sensei’s Les McCaffery and Kevin Kennedy.

Class Timetable
Take advantage of our FREE trial offers Today! Classes cover a variety of aspects of traditional karate including self defence, fitness, strength and conditioning and partner work. The club has a range of equipment available to make each session different from the next while still enabling to you to progress. Get in touch with Sensei Joe today and give your self a head start in life with traditional Karate. Our friendly & qualified instructors are ready to take your call and help you begin your journey now

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:45pm – 9:15pm

How to find us

Dojo Location
Gungahlin Community Centre
47 Ernest Cavanagh St, Gungahlin ACT 2912
Class Days: Wednesday

Sensei Les McCaffrey 0408 487 019
Sensei Kev Kennedy 0423 270 629

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Our clubs recognise that our teens go through big changes and at different times. We have special programs to accommodate every individual. Our Junior (12-14 years) program allows students to build their skills and confidence as they grow and eventually transfer to our Cadet (15-17 years) program, where they are tested on all aspects of the style. Effective traditional Karate classes in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for all fitness and levels.

Unlike most martial arts clubs, our Australian organisation has a high ratio of female to male karate practitioners. Encouraged just as much as their male counterparts, Women all over Australia are achieving high level status in Karate and inspiring others to do the same.

Our adult or Senior program is for those over 18 years of age. All aspects including traditional strength training are incorporated. Whether you want to lose weight, feel fit or learn potentially life saving skills, our classes offer Karate for everyone. Fully qualified and Internationally recognised instructors will personally guide you on your martial arts journey, regardless of your experience.

Our family or all grades classes give members of all ages the opportunity to participate in a class all together. Members ages 5 and up can participate. If you are looking for a positive activity for you and your children to participate in, look no further. Hundreds of families around Australia are all reaping the benefits of practicing Karate together. Why not come and try it yourself?

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World class instructors. World class training.

Our instructors and students regularly travel to Okinawa and the rest of the world to train with our World Masters and Chief Instructor top bring you the highest quality insrtuction possible.