Your DOGi / Karate uniform

The uniform used in traditional karate schools is called a dogi and consists of two parts: the top or kimono, and the pants.  The dogi worn in the dojo is white or natural white following the philosophy that everyone training is equal regardless of social status, occupation, sex, race or religion.  The top is worn with the…

Syllabus

Kyokushin karate Syllabus: The EMARTEAM syllabus provides a clear pathway for students to learn and improve. Regular grading examinations are held twice a year normally around June and December (this may vary) Minor gradings can be held at any time during a regular class.  Gradings will not always be announced in advance, so students should…

Shihan Judd Reid

Judd Reid was raised in Victoria, Asutralia and left his home in 1990 for Japan to chase his dreams. At the age of 19, he was accepted to study under legendary Kyokushin Karate master Sosai Oyama and Judd was the first (of only two) non-Japanese students to ever complete Sosai Oyama’s gruelling 3-year training programme.…