MARTIAL ARTS FOR BOTH CHILDREN AND ADULTS!

Sydney's Best Martial Arts SCHOOL

Find out why so many people in Sydney turn to Australian Karate Academy for their martial arts training. Parents just like you have discovered how to maximise their child's potential and accelerate their development! Request more information or get started today with our exclusive online only offer!

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Preschool Martial Arts
in Sydney

The perfect blend of building gross motor skills and having HEAPS of fun! Our preschool martial arts program in Sydney gives your little one the tools they need to prepare for school and life.


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Kids Martial Arts
in Sydney

Our kids martial arts program in Sydney gives your child the tools they need to protect themselves with self defence, but it also equips them with incredible life skills like focus, discipline, respect, and more! Watch them improve in school, too!

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Teen Martial Arts
in Sydney

The ultimate tech alternative that gets teens active and engaged- and helps them feel confident, too. Help your teen make friends and get off their screens with our teen martial arts classes in Sydney!

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Adult Martial Arts
in Sydney

Great friends, great fun - smash your fitness goals with our adult martial arts classes in Sydney. Learn self defence skills and martial arts together while having a heap of fun. No more boring workouts!

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Holiday Camp
in Sydney

This summer, give your child an experience they won't forget.
Martial arts changes lives.

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why CHOOSE the Australian Karate Academy?

Since Bob McMahon opened our first dojo way back in 1989, we’ve been dedicated to changing the lives of people one person at a time, through martial arts, education and coaching. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all students and family members in our locations in Brisbane and Sydney. We take pride in creating an environment for individuals to achieve, develop and succeed in their personal goals.

We strongly believe that martial arts can be for everyone, regardless of age, gender or experience levels. Throughout all of our programs, students will not only learn the necessary skill sets to protect themselves, we stand behind our realistic and practical approach, confident it will enable every member to achieve greatness and live their best life.

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"Very happy with the way they are teaching my little one the values of respect, discipline and consistency. They teach in an amazing unique way. "

"This place is amazing! All the teachers are so supportive, my kids have not just learned karate, but discipline, kindness and they’re having fun at the same time!"

"There was lot of hard work, quite detailed sessions, instructors spent good quality time during sessions. I would highly recommend them for karate "

"Wonderful place to learn and practice. Sensei are great and very caring. Members are nice and it is like a family."

"This is a great family dojo with a friendly and helpful atmosphere that is suitable for all levels."

About our programs

Preschool Martial Arts
in Sydney

Discover why parents love our Preschool Martial Arts Program in Sydney. It's the perfect blend of gross motor skills, personal development, and character enrichment, and gives your little one an edge when they enter a busy school setting.


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Kids Martial Arts
in Sydney

Parents LOVE our Sydney Kids Martial Arts program because it teaches not only self defence, but also vital life skills like focus, discipline, respect, and more! Watch your child's confidence flourish and their grades improve with this awesome Child Greatness program.

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Teen Martial Arts
in Sydney

Combining confidence-raising fitness and life-changing self defence, our Sydney Teen Martial Arts program keeps your teen's wellness and happiness in mind. It's time to get your teenager active, making new friends and bettering themselves.

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Adult Martial Arts
in Sydney

Our Sydney Adult Martial Arts program combines next-level fitness with next-level FUN- no more boring workouts! It's time to switch up your routine and get the results you've been looking for in an awesome community of like-minded people.

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Holiday Camp
in Sydney

Discover why parents in Sydney love our Kids Martial Arts Holiday Camp. Give your child an experience they won't forget. Martial arts changes lives.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers about our Martial Arts Programs

We find that our students become more confident to stand up to bullies and have more humility and kindness to others through their martial arts lessons.

We encourage parents to watch their children in their kids martial arts lessons. We love parents getting involved! And so do their kids.  Even better… join into some of our martial arts classes for adults. Your kids will love that you have something in common. It will build a strong family bond!

Additionally, if you wanted some ‘me-time’?  Simply drop them off, and go grab a coffee.  They will greet you with a huge smile when you return, because they had SO much fun!

No, not at all! We find that people start at varying fitness levels. But, you will find that you do get fit by doing our Sydney martial arts classes. Isn’t that the point though? A fun workout that gets results!

Truthfully, the journey to black belt is an individual one. Everyone can progress at a different pace. There is no judgement on students for how long it does take. What we can tell you, is that it is SO WORTHWHILE! 

The self defense skills you will master can truly be life-saving!
However, the other benefits of striving for black belt, like perseverance, never giving up, commitment and self discipline lead to life-long success.

You will find that your instructors at Australian Karate Academy Sydney are dedicated to helping you on your journey to black belt or whatever your personal goal may be.

We do only have a certain amount of space in our martial arts training area (or dojo).  Take advantage of our limited time offer… The fastest way is to fill in the form. 

Additionally, you can always call us, we would love to chat with you about what we do, and if our Sydney martial arts classes would be a great fit for you and your family!

Make sure you wear comfortable clothes you can do sport in!  Not really suitable to practice kicks in a skirt.😳

Be sure to bring a water bottle to your martial arts classes. You will find Australian Karate Academy in Sydney has martial arts classes for kids and adults that are a great workout and lots of fun! Most students are grinning from ear to ear by the end of the class. I am sure you will be too!

Not at all. In fact, many students starting in our adult martial arts classes would describe themselves like that before they started. So you will fit right in!

Give yourself some time, and you will be astounded at how much you improve!  You’ll find that our very experienced martial arts instructors, are trained to keep their teaching simple. So even the most uncoordinated person will develop ‘ninja-like’ skills! Come see for yourself!

Australian Karate Academy

Sydney

We’re located at Level 2, 1371 Botany Road, Botany, stop by and say hello!