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Welcome to Sabu Karate Lessons

Whether you’re beginner,or looking to perfect your moves, you’ve come to the right place.

At the Sabu Karate Academy we dedicate ourselves to build discipline, confidence and self-esteem in you through the ancient art of karate. With 15 years in playing professional Shito Ryu karate we have now evolved into a well-established karate academy where learners of all ages are able to learn and master this unique sport.

Karate classes in Melbourne are conducted for children, teenagers and adults alike. Classes are open to children starting at the age of four all the way up to retired senior citizens. A maximum of 10 students will be allocated per class in order to ensure full attention for each student. We provide individual attention for each student so that you can be learn to perfect the correct technique easily and leisurely. Our main focus is the progress of each student therefore we make sure that every single student get the best guidance and care whenever they come to us.

Since our training courses are open to students of all ages starting at the age of 4 to all the way up to retirement age, we are able to enhance confidence and self-esteem in all individuals representing every aspect of society. With special karate classes for mid-aged and older learners we can help adult karate enthusiasts to achieve the full potential of this ancient method of self-discipline.

Health, Satisfaction and Self Defence

At the Sabu Karate Academy, we conduct short courses to equip you with self-defence skills so that you could feel confident and assertive in any challenging situation. Thanks to our individually guided training classes, you will be able to master the art of self-defence in the Shito Ryu Karate tradition. Also, learning karate can be an uplifting experience giving you a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. Needless to say, mastering the art of Shito Ryu karate can be an invaluable tool in order to defend yourself in emergencies and challenging situations. Learning a sport like karate can reduce stress, increase happiness and boost confidence in our modern busy lifestyles. Also, learning a sport like karate, or any sport for that matter, can be an extremely beneficial for one’s health. The advantage of a sport like karate is that it can benefit both physical health as well as mental health.

The karate course will enable you to achieve better physical flexibility, agility and quick reflections. The classes are conducted in such a way that you are have the opportunity to start as a complete beginner and finish as a prestigious black belt player. With karate you can train yourself to become physically fit, mentally strong and accomplish the unthinkable.

Recognition as an Olympic Sport

Sabu Karate will enable you to have international recognition of any coloured belt if it is from a different tradition other than Shito Ryu karate. When you train with us you will become a recognised Shito Ryu karate player so that you can compete in internationally recognised sporting events.

Most importantly, Shito Ryu karate tradition, as taught by Sabu Karate, will become an Olympic Sport from 2020, giving you the ultimate opportunity compete in most celebrated sporting event of the world.

The International Olympic Committee in 2016 approved Karate’s inclusion into the Olympics.

Karate will be at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games But only karate clubs/schools affiliated to the Australian Karate Federation (AKF) are eligible to Are you an Olympian in the making?

Thinking About Joining?

You don’t have to be fit or possess any particular skills to join.  You just need to have a love of learning.  We know how to cater for the different needs of different people.  Our Melbourne karate classes offer a welcoming environment where we challenge everyone to be the best they can be.

At Sabu Karate lessons you will embark on an educational course, become knowledgeable, confident, respectful and respected.

Register for your FREE introductory session. Our Karate is affiliated to the following governing organizations:

  • Karate Victoria
  • Australian Karate Federation
  • Oceania Karate Federation
  • World Karate Federation
  • Asia Pacific Shitoryu Karate Federation
  • World Shitoryu Karate Federation

We are therefore recognized by the Australian Institute of Sport, Australian Sports Commission, and the International Olympic Committee.

So you can be assured that the tuition provided by us is safe and properly accredited.


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