Papakura is the newest dojo in the Auckland area opening in August 2005. Sensei Rhendy Visser has trained in Kyokushin Karate all over the world and has now settled in Papakura with his family. This is a new and exciting step in Rhendy's martial art career, he is very enthusiastic to share his knowledge and experience. If you should drop into his dojo you'll get the first two lessons for free.

Training Schedule

6:00-7:00pm - Kids Karate 6:00-7:00pm - Kids Karate
7:00-8:30pm - Traditional Senior Classes 7:00-8:30pm - Traditional Senior Classes

There are separate lessons for Kids & Adults –

Kids Karate 5yrs to 11 yrs, 6.00pm till 7.00pm – A good way of developing self confidence, hand eye coordination & core strengths whilst learning the foundation of Karate, punching, kicking, stances, Kata & fighting, with an emphasis on having fun whist learning but still maintaining discipline.

Traditional Seniors Class. Teenagers to adults of all levels. 7.00pm till 8.30pm – Learning the foundations of Karate; punching, kicking, stances, Kata & free form fighting with an emphasis on developing movement, blocking, attacking, evasion, relaxation & also body & mind conditioning.

All Classes are aimed at improving people’s general health, fitness, core strengths & preparing for grading.

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Dojo Operator

Sensei Rhendy Visser, 3rd Dan

Practising since: 1979
Teaching since: 1983 (in various dojo)
Trained: England, South Africa & New Zealand
Karate Achievements:
Participated in National/International Tournaments.
Represented NZ at Australasian Champs in Australia.
Represented Provincial Teams in South Africa
2007 International Senior Karate Championship, Japan. Mens over 40 yrs under 70Kg - Quarter finalist.
2007 Attended Mitsumine Camp, Japan.
2009 NZ Kata Championship - 1st place.
2009 International Senior Karate Championship, Japan. Mens over 40 yrs under 70Kg - Second place...
2011 2nd Place NZ Kata
2011 First Place in One match challenge at Poneke Fight Night, Wellington
2011 Competed at International Senior Karate Championship, Japan.
2011 Achieved 3rd Dan Grade at Mt Fuji Camp, Japan

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Contact Details

Ph 09 298 2183

Dojo: Papakura Soccer Clubrooms
McLennan Park
Arimu Place

e-mail: Sensei Visser


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