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Our Dojo Gallery

Here are some pictures from our dojo of club members practicing their karate, achieving new grades and having lots of fun. As a club member you can add your own memories when you are logged into your account.


A beautiful Christmas cake made my one of the students. The cake has been iced with the club logo.

Iced Christmas cake

Head instructor promotes our club at a local Christmas market. He wearing a Santa hat and standing next to a table with some of the Rainbro books on display and the club banners behind him.

Christmas market at DIA

7 students wearing their new belts. 5 have graded to yellow belt and two to orange belt. There are 3 families. A mum and her two daughters. Another mum and daughter. And a dad and his daughter. The instructors are at each end of the line. Every one is very happy and smiling.

Last grading of 2022!

Our karate family. 16 students, mums, dads, children, and young adults. There are 9 mailed and 7 females some in karate uniforms and some in casual clothing.

End of another awesome class

Four families just finished training. Dad + daughter, dad + son, mum + daughter and another mum + daughter. All are awesome karateka.

Our karate families

Two new orange belts a dad and his son who is also an orange belt. And a little girl who is our youngest orange belt.

Grading to orange belt

Tiny female student looking very proud of new orange belt.

An awesome orange belt

A group picture of Sensei, Carter and Bob. Carter is an orange faced muppet like puppet with a blue nose and wears a hoodie. Bob is a life size punch training dummy.

The New Zoom Team

A yummy chocolate cake with the words, We are 4 written on the top in white icing.

A cake to celebrate our 4th birthday


Chocolate Santas, bowls of chips and lollies on the counter. Two little girls in their princess party dresses eyeing the food, deciding what to have. Other students are in the background waiting their turn.

Special Christmas Class

We have a game we play in our dojo called The Ball Game if you get hit by the foam ball you have to stand in sumo stance until you are freed by someone going under your legs.

Some of the young students think Sensei  makes a better play house than an instructor.

Sensei as a play house

A brother and sister wearing their new green belts and holding up there certificates of rank. Both have their orange belts over their left shoulder. The both have great big smiles.

Happiness is grading to green belt

Group photo of karate-ka, mainly black belts, after an evening of Kobudo training with Thanasi Sensei. There are 21 people, all ages and genders in two rows. The back row is standing and the front row is kneeling. They are all holding sai (a 3 pronged weapon).

Training with Thanasi Sensei

Over 100 competitors representing 12 karate clubs around Wellington. They all waiting for the Kapiti Karate Academy tournament to start.

First KKA Champs

Instructor representing club at first New Zealand  multi-club you tournament. He is bowing before starting his kata.

Kata at Tournament.