The TSKFA is Shotokan based and not for profit Karate organization that is following the original teachings of the founder Gichin Funakoshi and the late Master Nakayama. TSKFA truly believe that the #1 Principle "Never forget that karate begins and ends with respect" should be followed at all times. We also promote strong moral principles, traditional etiquette and the encouragement of goodwill and harmony among all karateka.

We look forward to an exciting new future with the opportunity to train with like minded Shotokan karate groups and foster an 'open-door' policy. TSKF members will be able to benefit from the following:

  • Opportunity to learn traditional karate
  • Opportunity to increase fitness, flexibility and coordination
  • Excellent quality training with fully accredited instructors
  • Takahashi Shihan, OAM, 9th Dan, visiting twice yearly
  • Be part of a traditional activity, steeped in culture
  • Clubs that offer friendliness, reliability, competence, credibility, and prestige
  • Opportunity to join our karate family and meet and network with like-minded people
  • Good standard of facilities and service offered
  • Opportunity to grade up to 5 times per year.
  • Great sporting activity for all family members
  • Value for membership $$
  • Opportunities to train/compete at local, state, national and international levels
  • Opportunity to travel to other centres
  • Opportunities to learn new skills, including self defence and discipline
  • Gain self confidence and respect for others
  • Strengthens mind, body and spirit
  • Safe practices adhered to, including Child Protection
  • Insurance policy covering all members
  • Opportunity to train with other like-minded Shotokan groups