Dojo Newbie 101

Dojo Newbie 101

If you’re about to step into your first class, don’t worry; we’ve all been there, and we understand the nerves and uncertainty that come with it…

New Black on the Block

New Black on the Block

The Hout Bay dojo is proud to announce a new black belt in the ranks – congratulations Craig Calverley! After two grading sessions – the final one lasting over five and half hours – Hout Bay dojo’s Craig Calverley has been confirmed as a 1st Dan...
Black Belt Boosts

Black Belt Boosts

This week the Hout Bay dojo celebrates the success of its two Senseis as they progress in their black belt journey to 5th and 6th Dan! After two gruelling black belt grading sessions with Shihan Chris Thompson – one of four Kimura Shukokai World Chief...
Hout Bay Brings Home the Gold

Hout Bay Brings Home the Gold

On Saturday 12 October the Shukokai karate world gathered in Coimbra, Portugal for the 2019 Kimura Cup European Championships – and the results were great for the Hout Bay dojo! Building up to the competition competitors participated in a Gashuku (training day)...
KSISAS Regional Champs

KSISAS Regional Champs

On Saturday 9 March karateka from across the Western Cape gathered at the Wynberg Military Sports hall for the first KSISAS regional champs for 2019. Hout Bay came home successfully… The Wynberg Military Sports hall was full of hopeful karateka on 9 March, there...
Keen on Kata

Keen on Kata

The word “kata” in Japanese means “way of doing”, referring specifically to “the form and order of the process”. The idea is that once a kata has been practiced over and over, it is committed to muscle memory, and can be enacted by the mere thinking of it. This can...
Hout Bay Dojo Grading, Mar ’19

Hout Bay Dojo Grading, Mar ’19

On Saturday 2 March, the Samurai Hout Bay dojo filled with young hopefuls all trying to move up in their karate training to their next Kyu, or grade.    On Saturday 2 March nearly 60 young karateka gathered on the mat of the Hout Bay Samurai Dojo to try and...
KSI Mass Grading 2018

KSI Mass Grading 2018

  The KSI Mass Grading is an annual event on the KSI calendar.  It is a great oppurtunity for the whole Western Cape KSI organisation to come together and share their passion for karate.  Students and their families are invited to spend the morning together to see how...
KSI World Championships 2018

KSI World Championships 2018

KSI World Championships 2018  Members from the Samurai Karate Hout Bay Dojo recently represented South Africa in our Kimura Shukokai International World Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. We are extremely proud of our teams performance and are proud to announce...
SA Squad Hout Bay May 2018

SA Squad Hout Bay May 2018

Samurai Hout Bay Dojo are extremely proud to announce that ten of it’s members will be competing in our Kimura Shukokai World Tournament later on this year. This is the first time that juniors from the Samurai Karate Hout Bay dojo have been selected to represent...