Karate Classes In Brisbane with Experienced Martial Arts instructors

At AGKK Karate we teach Karate classes in Brisbane and provide a safe, friendly and well-structured training environment with very experienced Martial Arts instructors. We teach Goju Ryu Karate, with legitimate and important connections to the best Japan masters. The Self Defence techniques are proven, combined with improving fitness, focus and confidence. This Self Defence system equips you to protect yourself and those around you.

Karate classes for women, men, children and families are enjoyable, realistic, yet supportive and in a safe, positive life skill training environment, we encourage you to continuously advance in learning, to overcome your limitations and enhance your confidence.
Our instructors are trained and graded in the Karate Headquarters in Japan.

Our vocation is to further develop your confidence, strength and Self Defence capabilities but to also give you the inner strength to overcome life’s challenges.

Contact us today and discover why we are Brisbane’s leading Karate, Martial Arts and Self Defence school
Advanced bookings recommended
Call 0409 474 494 or use the booking form.

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AGKK Karate has an authentic direct connection to Japanese martial arts. You can discover the practical, functional easily understood approach to Self Defence.

Bernie Shihan frequently travels to Japan to train with the respected and best international Japanese master instructors.

AGKK Karate is based on real-life situations and is a practical Self Defence system that is logical, is enjoyable to learn and is highly effective – the classes are available to everyone from kids to the elderly, from school students, office workers to professional Police officers.

Start your journey with the welcoming AGKK Karate family today and give yourself the confidence and life skills needed throughout life.

AGKK Karate is a Martial Art we train you for real-world situations and give you the most advanced and up-to-date training to help you protect yourself from potentially dangerous situations. AGKK Karate is a Self Defence system without equal that gives you the best training possible.

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AGKK Karate is suitable for everyone regardless of age, physical ability or experience.

Karate testimonials

“I found every Karate class very enjoyable and helpful. Under the expert Self Defence instruction of Bernie Shihan. After every class I feel more confident and relaxed. I am developing new life skills, Self Defence techniques and a more positive attitude and life skills approach to different situations I face each day. There’s a good balance of physical conditioning, meditation, technical training in a friendly, supportive and professional environment.”
Brett Watt
IT Specialist


“Bernie Shihan is a outstanding teacher who has my highest recommendation. He always keeps classes engaging, stimulating and has the specific ability to educate myself, my son and daughter so we understand the techniques regardless of our different levels of experience. His classes are warm, welcoming and have a good pace. I would recommend anyone (beginner or experienced) to train with Bernie Shihan at AGKK Karate.”
Abe Arends

Karate Student Meditating

“I have been training at AGKK Karate classes for ten months and having previously trained at other clubs, I can definitely say that Bernie Shihan has an extremely high understanding of Martial Arts and is far more superior and supportive as a experienced teacher who knows how to get the best from his students. I highly recommend anyone who is just starting out or who has had previous experience to get come the AGKK Karate classes.”
Paul Whittaker
Advertising Manager


“Training in AGKK Karate I am physically and mentally stronger, fitter and significantly more confident in everyday life and Self Defence. Bernie Shihan the Chief instructor is a proven expert in Goju Ryu Karate and he is dedicated in helping all students.”
Sean Kilby
High School Teacher

Contact us today and discover why we are Brisbane’s leading Karate, Martial Arts and Self Defence school
Advanced bookings recommended
Call 0409 474 494 or use the booking form

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AGKK Karate is fast becoming the Self Defence system of choice for children, adults and families.

At AGKK Karate we teach students how to swiftly neutralise a possible attack and does not rely on the trainee’s gender, age, size or physical strength. We teach students how to use their bodies properly so they understand the geometry of the body and how to use it effectively.

We are very experienced, pragmatic with teaching and learning which allows students in our Karate classes to understand the training methods and techniques. This enables a student to quickly assimilate the skills taught, as well as being able to call upon and use those skills in everyday life.

In the AGKK Self Defence classes you will be taught:

  • Self Defence Situational awareness
  • Threat detection and avoidance
  • Conflict de-escalation
  • Self Defence Blocking and striking
  • Self Defence against multiple attackers
  • Defending against aggression
  • Self Defence Protecting yourself and others from harm
  • And much more…

All our AGKK Self Defence classes are conducted in a safe, friendly and supportive environment. We develop practical, effective techniques and real-world preparation designed to empower you with confidence as soon as you start training.

Contact us today and discover why we are Brisbane’s leading Karate, Martial Arts and Self Defence school
Advanced bookings recommended
Call 0409 474 494 or use the booking form

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