About North Sydney Dojo

We offer training and instruction in the traditional Shotokan style of karate, for all levels of experience, and from 6yrs of age and above.

North Sydney dojo is a member of Shotokan Karate International Australia (SKIA), the Australian arm of the global Shotokan Karate International Federation (SKIF), founded by the late 10th Dan Hirokazu Kanazawa, with its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

We are a family focused club, made up of high quality, committed members, dedicated to learning, being challenged, and having fun in the process.

Enjoy the journey! 




Resident Instructor
4th Dan SKIF Black belt
Australian Sports Commission Nationally Accredited Coach (NCAS)
Applied First Aid
Cert IV Trainer and Assessor
Working with Children Clearance

With over 20 years experience in Shotokan Karate, Josie specialises in helping people build self-confidence, discipline, fitness and leadership skills, through her vast experience in traditional and competitive karate.

Favourite katas: Gojushiho dai, Tekki Shodan


Assistant Instructor
1st Dan SKIF Black Belt
Applied First Aid
Working with Children Clearance

With over 6 years Shotokan Karate experience, and a SKIA National Team member, Tarun is inspired to bring the best out of people, and leads by example.

Favourite Katas: Heian Yondan, Chinte, Nijushiho