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Training Seminar – Tokyo 2015

Please note WSKF has advised the following preliminary dates for the 2015 International Seminar, World Championships and WSKF 25th Anniversary party in Tokyo next year:   International technical and Judges’ seminar: 17 – 19 August 2015 12th WSKF World Championships: 21 – 22 August 2015 WSKF 25th Anniversary Party: 23 August 2015   We will supply […]


Important life lessons kids learn at a Perth martial arts academy

Kids learning the ways of potent martial arts in Perth, such as the Shotokan karate-do, are provided numerous benefits, including physical fitness, with the exercises involved in the training course designed to build and strengthen bodies.


The different benefits of enrolling in self-defence classes in Perth

Even with all the technological progress in security and surveillance, people still live in dangerous times, and today, they are just as likely to be potential victims of untoward incidents as in the past. No one likes the thought of trekking the path home alone and late in the night when there aren’t many people […]


Shotokan karate in Perth: Brief history and features of the discipline

Local Perth Shotokan karate collectives, such as WSKF (World Shotokan Karate Federation) Australia, teach people the ways of a potent martial art, the Shotokan, which is a unique variation of the original Japanese Karate¬-do discipline. About.com contributor and martial arts expert Robert Rousseau offers this excerpt on the history of Shotokan, and how it is […]


Black Belt Twins

Year 11 students Molly and Georgia Brand are high achievers in many aspects of their life, including karate. Identical twins Molly and Georgia migrated to Perth with their parents in December 2004 from Aberdeen, Scotland, and soon after joined the Doubleview Dojo of WSKF Australia in February 2005. They had started karate in Aberdeen at […]


Water in Winter

We all know we need to drink plenty of water, and most of us need to drink more than we do. But that is harder in the colder months when we don’t necessarily feel thirsty to remind us to drink water, and a steaming cup of coffee or hot chocolate may seem more appealing! However, […]


Warm Up or Cool Down?

Is it really necessary to warm up before exercise and cool down after? Many people see the benefits of preparing their bodies for exercise, and the older you are the more likely you will be to realise this. But no matter how old, we should never underestimate the importance of the warm up or cool […]


Tips For Winter

Well the temperature has finally dropped in Perth, and Winter appears to have set in at last. While it’s definitely harder to get out of bed in the mornings, it seems to be getting harder to keep colds and flus away. Are you struggling with the sniffles, and noticing more and more people missing school […]