Benefits of kumite (sparring)

In a karate forum recently, someone mentioned that the kumite that we practice is play fighting, and has no real bearing on ‘real-life’ fighting. I… Read More


I stumbled upon this little nugget through youtube, and thought it looked interesting, and a little scary! Basically it is a game, a hybrid of… Read More

Black Belt Grading

On Saturday night the Australian Karate Academy had it’s first Black Belt Grading of the year. We are very proud to announce 5 new students… Read More