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. In Christchurch we are proud to be supporting the YMCA with their own Shotokan Karate program as way of making Karate available to more people

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


JKS Christchurch Karate club 

Wairakei School DOJO, 250 Wairakei Road, Bryndwr, Christchurch, 8053

Training Times :    


  • Adults / All levels      - 6:30PM - 8:00PM
  • Advanced                 - 8:00PM - 8:45PM


  • Juniors Only              - 6:00PM - 7:00PM


YMCA Bishopdale DOJO, 13A Bishopdale Crt, Bishopdale, Christchurch, 8053

Training Times :    


  • Juniors Only               - 4:30PM - 5:45PM (YMCA Program)


  • Adults / All levels       - 7:30PM - 8:30 PM
  • Advanced                  - 8:30PM - 9:00 PM


  • Adults / All levels       - 4:30PM - 6:00 PM (Sport orientated)


So, kick start your Karate journey now and come along to a class!


Sensei Trevor Foster 

Contact Details: Sensei Trevor Foster (5th Dan)

Mobile: 021 542 288  


Administration:185 Clyde Road, Fendalton , Christchurch, 8053, New Zealand