Who We Are
The Smithfield Dojo is an active member of the Australian Karate Federation (AKF) and the New South Wales Karate Federation.
What we teach is a fully accredited style of Martial Art. Our Black Belts are issued from Japan and all Instructors hold a Level 1 Coaching Accreditation.
What you will learn is traditional Goju-Ryu Karate, taught by instructors who have trained for many years and have been involved in tournaments.
Shihan George Wilson
Deputy President NSW Karate Federation
Australian Karate Federation Referee
Shihan George has been training since 1967. In 1982, the late John Newman appointed George as Seishikan Club manager. George rose through the black belt ranks. After he notified Kancho Heiji Tada of John Newman's death, George was requested by Kancho to keep Seishikan active and alive. Shihan George has carried out this request until this present time.
Sempai Nikolas Ojvan
Nikolas is a San Dan (third Dan) Black Belt and has been training since 2008. Nikolas assists Shihan George in the Dojo and holds a Level One National Coaching Accreditation.
Sempai Loana Hoang
Loana is a Ni Dan (second Dan) Black Belt and has been training since 2003. Loana assists Shihan George in the Dojo and holds a Level One National Coaching Accreditation.