What’s New

ALL MY KARATE FRIENDS are invited to Join me in celebrating 60+ years of practising Karate Do and ‘Pursuing Excellence!’ in my beautiful hometown of Stellenbosch – a jewel in the Winelands of the Cape. For Information and Registration, go directly to the Bakkies 60 Gasshuku Page

Latest Update: We already have more than 100 participants from nine countries registered! Reminder that the ‘Early Bird’ registrations expires on 1 August!


My Global Virtual Dojo into it’s Fourth Year!

Serious Okinawan Goju Ryu practitioners from different organisations worldwide enjoying training, discussions, insights and guidelines from my 60 years of training!

Coming soon on my Virtual Dojo – Online Beginner Courses -from White to Black Belt!

Classes from my Dojo by Myself uploaded Weekly, ready to use for members at own convenience.

Not a member yet? Visit https://www.traditionalschoolofkarate.com

Examples of the Classes you Have Access To

Short clips of the weekly classes from my Honbu Dojo

Class focussed on Sanbon waza – moving skills, applying in Yakusoku Kumite and Seiyunchin Ojo Bunkai

With uncertainty and instability still current worldwide, my Global Virtual Dojo is up and running with a wealth of knowledge available online to serious members, 24/7, access from anywhere worldwide!

Already more than 135 complete classes, actual classes recorded live in my Dojo, are available for members to use anytime, anywhere, as much as they want to! Every week a new class – three condensed videos covering the entire class – is uploaded for members

Already seventeen monthly Q and A sessions with topics such as: ‘Breathing and turnaround in Higaonna Kanryo’s Sanchin’, ‘Explain Nun-De in the kata’s Sepai, Pechurin‘, ‘Explain history of Kakie‘, ‘Superinpei could you offer some information about  GO, JU & GE (GO/JU?) mode’, ‘The mix of Heishughata, Kaishughata in our Kata, especially Suparinpei, can you show and explain more ?’ The importance of the Ganka and many more – all available afterwards on video in the Library.

Interview with Okinawan Times 27 March 2022

Newspaper 27 March 2022Okinawan Times

OKINAWAN TIMES INTERVIEWEnglish Transcript of the Article,

In Pursuit of Excellence Podcast Series

After Pursuing Excellence in my journey on the road of Traditional Karate for almost six decades, I am sharing experiences from this journey and other relevant information in a series of free, fortnightly Podcasts – the ‘In Pursuit of Excellence’, series, hoping that it will help as a road map for the serious to find the way to the essence of pure Traditional Karate.

Please enjoy and don’t forget to Review and Rate and feel free to leave a comment on the Podcast Page

Listen on iTunes or Spotify or visit Blog Page