Thank you for checking out JKS Karate, a globally recognised leading Shotokan Karate Organisation

At the JKS Christchurch Karate Club, and affailited dojo's, we practice Shotokan Karate-Do with the Japan Shoto-Federation (JKS) worldwide NPO organization under the leadership of Kagawa Sensei

JKS was established in Christchurch, New Zealand in November 2002 and now have 5 dojo's< we are proud to be supporting the YMCA Bishopdale with their own Shotokan Karate program.

Our goal is to teach traditional Karate, for children, adults and families, where respect, effort, commitment, self control becomes part of your everyday character.

  Wairakei Dojo Classes 


                      General / Open              6.30pm ~ 8.00pm

                      Brown/Black Belts          8.00pm ~ 8.30pm


                General / Open               6.30pm ~ 8.00pm

                      Brown/Black Belts          8.00pm ~ 8.30pm


 YMCA Bishopdale Classes 

                  Saturday               4.30pm ~ 6.00pm ~ This is for Brown and Black level or by invitation only

                  Monday                 4.30pm ~ 5.45pm  ~ This is a YMCA run and operated Karate program, supported by our internationally qualified instructors and YMCA students are welcome to attend the Thursday Dojo class at no cost


So start your Karate journey now, just come along!


Sensei Trevor Foster