Centurion: Kamae Shotokan-Ryu

Centurion: Kamae Shotokan-Ryu

Centurion: Kamae Shotokan-Ryu Explanation of what Kamae (構え) means The word Kamae (構え) means: “The fighting position with focus on attack or defence. It can be further distinguished in physical readiness or kamae of the body (migamae) with emphasis on technique...
Southern Warriors Shotokan Karate Dojo

Southern Warriors Shotokan Karate Dojo

 Alberton (Johannesburg South) Our dojo can assist you in developing self-defence skills, building self-confidence or in becoming a karate champion.  Karate also has the potential to unite families, whether through training together, or simply by supporting one...
Brackenfell Shotokan Karate Academy Dojo

Brackenfell Shotokan Karate Academy Dojo

Brackenfell Shotokan Karate Academy Dojo  Brackenfell Shotokan Karate Academy Dojo provides a safe and comfortable setting conducive to learning with qualified and caring instructors. It is also centrally situated and close to the Brackenfell Primary School. Our dojo...
André Bertel Sensei’s SA Seminar

André Bertel Sensei’s SA Seminar

Andre Bertel Sensei’s first visit to South Africa was organised by USR Chairperson, Gary Grapentin in 2013. The Seminar was a tremendous success, and unquestionably Bertel Sensei left a lasting impression on all who were fortunate enough to attend. Bertel...
7th WUKF World Championship

7th WUKF World Championship

A five member team from United Shotokan-Ryu has just concluded their campaign at the 7th WUKF World Karate Championships held in Dundee, Scotland. The USR team members competed under the banner of the South African National Shotokan Association (SANSA) at the...
3rd UWKSA National Championships

3rd UWKSA National Championships

3rd UWKSA National Championships The 3rd UWKSA National Championships was held at the 5-star Boardwalk Hotel and International Convention Centre in Port Elizabeth on the 5th of May. The Championship was hosted by USR affiliate, East Cape...