Australian Goju Kai Karate (AGKK) is a Authentic Traditional Japanese Karate Club, whose unique cultural heritage and authentic techniques stem forth directly from the highly renowned Japanese Masters of Goju the late Shuji Tasaki 9th Dan Hanshi and Seiichi Fujiwara 8th Dan Hanshi. Fujiwara Hanshi is the President and Chief of Seiwakai.
Chief Instructor of Australian Goju-Kai Karate, Bernie Haughey Sensei has trained in Goju Kai Karate for more than 30 years. Through a love & passion for Karate, Sensei dedicates his life towards helping others.
"True Karate practitioners believe that learning and excellence cannot stand still.
Their goal is the pursuit of excellence.
They are calm, quietly confident, respectful and courteous in manner.
They develop the ability to be more aware and make precise decisions.
Their karate training is reflected in every aspect of daily living."
AGKK prides itself on adhering to the traditional training curriculum, and practices philosophical ideals of respect, etiquette, loyalty, and striving for excellence through a combination of mental, physical, and spiritual training. Bernie Haughey Sensei upholds the Goju Kai Karate heritage by setting high standards, and adhering to the traditional effective Japanese curriculum. Sensei regularly travels to and trains in Japan under the guidance of the great Japanese Masters. Sensei is always friendly & helpful.
We are fully committed to teaching a high standard of traditional karate. The Japanese system of etiquette is probably one of the oldest and most complex in the world. There is a prescribed code of manners governing much of what a person does and how it is done. A person's manners are seen as a direct reflection of his/her level of education and morality.
AGKK students honor this Japanese system of etiquette and is reflected in their WORDS, ACTIONS and whole CHARACTER our club is so much more than just punching and kicking.
AGKK is a Black Belt Leadership School where Positive Attitude of students is a reflection of Positive Proactive Leadership.
AGKK periodically holds training camps and gives students the opportunity to compete in inter-club, interstate, and international competitions. There are opportunities to learn oriental weaponry and meditation. AGKK additionally holds other special Karate events, social gatherings, barbeques etc., which allow you to "get-away" and have a great time socially and cultivate new friendships and further enhance your Karate knowledge. AGKK is firmly committed to making Karate available to all people, regardless of race, class, age, financial status, or creed.
Through diligent training and perseverance, the practitioner of Karate can develop a gentler, calmer nature, whilst developing a more focused approach to daily living. The training develops a harmonious balance between the mind and body.
Training at AGKK is a life changing proactive decision.
We pride ourselves upon excellence in Martial Arts training personified by an ongoing long-term commitment towards helping members in the Brisbane Community.
You are welcome to inquire about beginning or enhancing your Karate journey either by contacting:Bernie Sensei on 0409 474 494 or by filling out the online booking form.