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 Rebecca Cavanagh, 4th Dan
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)
Contact T 02 6556 0218 (Int: +61 2 6556 0218)
E jcarlyle5@bigpond.com
 
Yudansha (black belts)
Ms Rebecca Cavanagh, 4th Dan
Mr Greg Round, 3rd Dan
Mr Ryan Blanch, 2nd Dan
Mr Simon Jones, 2nd Dan
Ms Vanessa Porter, 2nd Dan
Ms Elizabeth Worth, 1st Dan
   
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)
Contact T 02 6556 0218 (Int: +61 2 6556 0218)
E jcarlyle5@bigpond.com
 
Yudansha (black belts)
Ms Liz Rees, 2nd 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)
Contact M 0429 392 785 (Int: +61 429 392 785)
E reece@matsubayashi-ryu.com.au
W KarateCanberra.com.au
 
Yudansha (black belts)
Mr Dave McHugh, 2nd Dan
Ms Helen Broughton, 1st Dan
Mr Chris Humphrey, 1st Dan
Mr Mike Meagher, 1st Dan
Mr David Williams, 1st Dan (Provisional)