Category Archives: Samurai Karate Hout Bay Dojo News

Something new happeneing at Samurai karate Hout Bay Dojo. This is where you will read all about what is happeneing at the Dojo.

Hout Bay Brings Home the Gold

On Saturday 12 October the Shukokai karate world gathered in Coimbra, Portugal for the 2019 Kimura Cup European Championships – and the results were great for the Hout Bay dojo! Building up to the competition competitors participated in a Gashuku (training day) lead by the Kimura Shukokai Joint World Chief Instructors. With the muscles warm […]

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SA Squad Hout Bay May 2018

SA Squad members from Samurai Karate Hout Bay Dojo Samurai Hout Bay Dojo are extremely proud to announce that ten of it’s members will be competing in our Kimura Shukokai World Tournament later on this year. This is the first time that juniors from the Samurai Karate Hout Bay dojo have been selected to represent […]

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Welcome 2018

Welcome 2018 2018 is going to be an extremely exciting year for Samurai Karate Hout Bay Dojo. We have a few members who will be new to representing South Africa in our Kimura Shukokai World Tournament, which is being hosted in Stockholm – Sweden in July 2018. The commitment required to retain the World Champion […]

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Interview with Shirgeru Kimura Sensei

INTERVIEW WITH SHIGERU KIMURA SENSEI KEN HASSELL: Welcome to England again and thank you for your time so soon after your flight. SHIGERU KIMURA: You’re welcome. K.H.: How long are you here for? S.K.: Today (Thursday) until Monday then I go back to America. K.H.: When and where did you begin your karate training? S.K.: […]

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Spring Gashuku November 2017

Spring Gashuku 2017 Our Spring Gashuku was primarily aimed at team building and bonding and was a huge success. Those who were fortunate enough to attend, have intimated that they would definitely attend our next Gashuku. Apart from the wonderful facilities made available to us, we also enjoyed the the services of a team of […]

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Black Belt Day October 2017

Black Belt Day with Shihan Chris Thompson On Saturday, 24th of October was a karate event that was not to be missed.  Black belts from all the Samurai Karate dojos came together to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of Kimura Shukokai Karate in the Cape and Shihan Chris Thompson opening his first dojo in Cape […]

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Hout Bay School of Aikido

The Hout Bay School of Aikido Samurai Karate Hout Bay and Sensei John Shaw, 5th Dan, would like to welcome the Hout Bay School of Aikido and Giuseppe Soffietti Sensei, 3rd Dan, to the dojo from October 2017.   Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba.  He envisioned aikido not only as […]

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Samurai Karate Spring Gashuku

Spring Karate Gashuku Samurai Karate Hout Bay Dojo is having its annual Spring gashuku at the Soetwater Environmental Centre, Noordhoek from 10th to 12th November 2017. The gashuku is an opportunity that is not to be missed.  The students will spend the whole weekend enjoying intensive karate training as well as great team building and […]

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Samurai Karate Hout Bay

The story of Samurai Karate Hout Bay Dojo Samurai Karate Hout Bay Dojo opened in July 2011. Understanding the positive impact sport has had in my life and how it has globally brought people of all races, ages and genders together, I saw an opportunity to share my love and passion for a disciplined and […]

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Boxercise coming in September 2017

Boxercise is coming to the Samurai Karate Hout Bay Dojo The Samurai Karate dojo is starting boxercise classes in September 2017.  Boxercise classes will be aimed at getting the whole family to train together.   Sensei John Shaw used to be a champion boxer in his youth and now he has created an training programme that […]

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