Dojo Locations


Dojo are classed as the following categories:
  • So-Honbu (総本部) General Headquarters, Kodokan Taira Karate Dojo in Okinawa.
  • Shibu-Honbu (支部本部) Branch headquarters for the country.
  • Shibu (支部) Official branch dojo of the WMKA.
  • Jun-Shibu (副支部) Sub-branch dojo supervised by a branch dojo.

Additionally, the dojo owner / dojo head is referred to as Kancho (館長). All dojo are members of the World Matsubayashi-ryu (Shorin-ryu) Karate-do Association and are under the guidance of Vice-President Sensei Toshimitsu Arakaki, Hanshi 10th Dan.

For quick reference, click your state:
NSW | ACT

New South Wales (NSW)
   
Wingham Branch (Shibu-Honbu)
Australia Headquarters
Kancho Sensei John Carlyle, 6th Dan
Assistants Sensei Greg Round, 3rd Dan
Location Wingham Primary School, Murray Rd, WINGHAM NSW 2429
Classes Wed, 6.30pm - 7.30pm (All grades)
Wed, 6.30pm - 8.30pm (Senior grades)
 
Yudansha (black belts)
Mr Ryan Blanch, 2nd Dan
Mr Simon Jones, 2nd Dan
Mrs Elizabeth Worth, 1st Dan
   
Harrington Branch (Shibu)
DOJO CLOSED UNTIL TERM 3
Kancho Sensei John Carlyle, 6th Dan
Assistant Mrs Vanessa Porter, 2nd Dan
Location Harrington Memorial Hall, Cnr Beach & Pilot St, HARRINGTON NSW 2429
Classes DOJO CLOSED UNTIL TERM 3
   
Taree Branch (Shibu)
Kancho Sensei John Carlyle, 6th Dan
Assistant Sensei Shayne Jennings, 3rd Dan
Location Taree PCYC, 95 Commerce St, TAREE NSW 2430
Classes Tue, 6.00pm - 7.00pm (All grades)
Tue, 6.00pm - 8.00pm (Senior grades)
 
Yudansha (black belts)
Mrs Liz Rees, 1st Dan
   
Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
   
Canberra Branch (Shibu) - Northside
Kodokan Matsubayashi-ryu Cummings Karate Dojo
Kancho Sensei Reece Cummings, 4th Dan
Location Unit 2, 38 Hoskins St (Upstairs), MITCHELL ACT 2911
Classes Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu (Click here for full schedule)
Website www.karatecanberra.com.au
 
Yudansha (black belts)
Mr Dave McHugh, 2nd Dan
Ms Helen Broughton, 1st Dan
Mr Chris Humphrey, 1st Dan