Welcome to Boland Dragons Karate

Welcome to the Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan Boland Dragons Karate web page.

You will find the history of Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobudo in South Africa, the latest news and links to Boland Dragons Shorin-Ryu Karate.

Shorin-Ryu South Africa, lead by Kyoshi Claude Johnson (8th Dan), practices traditional Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate ( Kobayashi-Ryu ) as taught by our Grandmaster, Nakazato Shugoro “Hanshi JuDan”.

As a National organization, we are affiliated to the Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan via Kyoshi Doug Perry (9th Dan) under the direct mentorship of Kyoshi Pat Haley (8th Dan)

Our passion is Shorin-Ryu Karate and we trust that you will enjoy your visit to the home of Boland Dragons Shorin-Ryu Karate in South Africa.


New Karate Dojo

Welcome to the New Val de Vie Dojo This is one special dojo with a world-class facility. We take pride in the clean-cut wooden floors and mirror all around the hall which gives our students for the best karate class ever.