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SHOTO KARATE offers a program of Karate training to suit all ages from 5 year olds to adults, beginners to advanced. 

We offer self-defence, increased confidence & fitness, stranger danger awareness and most 
of all fun programs for the whole family.

Based on Shotokan style karate, founder Sensei George has over 40 years’ experience. 


Members of the Australian Karate Federation (AKF) and Victoria Karate League (VKl).

First 2 lessons free!


Tuesday & Thursday evenings 


Cubs (3-4 years) 5.00-5.30pm (Tues ONLY)


Tigers (5-8 years) 5.30-6.00pm 

Juniors:  (9-14 years) 6.00-7.00pm 

Elites (9-14 years) 7.00-8.00pm (invitation only) 


Seniors (15+ years) 8.00-9.00pm


Please feel free to contact Cat on 0409 181 227 or email for further details.


Western Defence is a Self Defence based Ju-Jitsu club that offers training for all ages from Prep through to Adult. Classes are split into Junior 5-13 yrs old and senior from 12 yrs old and up.

The students are taught about awareness, self-control, balance, respect and self-defence as well as increasing fitness, co-ordination and hand/eye control. Basic through to advanced techniques in Japanese based Ju-Jitsu are taught which covers all areas of the martial arts from hand and foot techniques,  1 on 1 and multiple attackers be it with or without weapons to full body locking techniques and control methods.

Affiliated with the Australian Ju-Jitsu Association ( the head instructor Dean and his wife Julie run the club. With a combined training history of over 50+ years the students are in more than capable hands. Dean started as a junior @ 7 and Julie a senior @ 14. Both have achieved Black belt or Dan level with Julie being a Nidan (2nd degree black) and Dean a Yondan (4th degree black).


Based @ Altona Meadows Primary School since July 2009 there is a varying level of students throughout the club with some of the senior group progressing to assisting in teaching the juniors.

Classes are currently held of a Wednesday during school terms.


Junior class         415pm till 515pm

Senior class         530pm till 700pm

Contact Dean on 0408 402 942 for any enquiries or feel free to drop in, say hello and watch a class.

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