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, 5th Dan
Assistants Sensei Rebecca Sheather, 3rd 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)
 
Yudansha (black belts)
Mr Ryan Blanch, 2nd Dan
Mr Simon Jones, 2nd Dan
Mrs Elizabeth Worth, 1st Dan
   
Harrington Branch (Shibu)
Kancho Sensei John Carlyle, 5th Dan
Assistant Mrs Vanessa Porter, 2nd Dan
Location Harrington Memorial Hall, Cnr Beach & Pilot St, Harrington NSW 2429
Classes Mon, 7.00pm - 8.30pm
   
Taree Branch (Shibu)
Kancho Sensei John Carlyle, 5th 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)
Kodokan Matsubayashi-ryu Cummings Karate Dojo
Kancho Sensei Reece Cummings, 3rd Dan
Location Off Dacre St, Mitchell ACT 2911
Classes Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu (Click here for full schedule)
Website www.karatecanberra.com.au
 
Yudansha (black belts)
Mr Dave McHugh, 1st Dan