Welcome to Sakura Karate Club

Sensei Jason Nichols, 5th Dan Shitoryu/Shukokai and the whole Sakura Karate family offers Karate, Self Defence and Fitness classes for Kids and Adults in Melbourne and we welcome you to our Organisation.


Sakura Karate Club was founded by Jason Nichols in 2011 and is part of the worldwide Kobe Osaka International Organisation. The Karate dojo is located in the Melbourne Outer Eastern suburb of Bayswater North, which is approx 36 kms from the city. Having a full time professional dojo enables students to train safely up to 6 days a week. Sensei Jason and his highly trained and qualified instructors teach traditional and sport karate in a modern, energetic and exciting atmosphere that will benefit both you and your family. You can follow us on social media also.


Our specially formulated classes are separated and designed to cater for all ages from 4 years to adults. Our programs include Kids Karate Active Play (4 year olds), Kids Karate (5 to 8 years), Junior Karate (9 to 14 years) and our fantastic Teens/Adult Karate (15 years +).

Our Mission

We simply want to be the club of choice for people of all ages and abilities. Through high quality instruction, coaching and mentoring, we will engage and empower people of all ages to achieve their full potential. You will learn self defence in a safe, inviting and encouraging training environment. You will become healthier, fitter and stronger. Life Skills will be taught to your children to enable them to thrive, to grow and be successful in a world that demands people to not just be the same, but to be better.


Martial Arts training will give your children confidence, self esteem and the ability to make the right decisions when faced with fear and adversity. SAKURA KARATE CLUB is proud to deliver quality martial art programs to anyone who wants to learn karate the correct way. The way it should be taught – by qualified, dedicated, experienced and caring instructors who are proud of what they do. We make a difference to peoples lives through MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING, because we make people better!

Kids Karate

Kids Karate

5 to 8 years of age

This program is dynamic, inclusive and engaging for this age group. Learning basic karate skills through a game sense environment. We develop your child’s focus, attention skills and more importantly their confidence and self esteem. We also run Karate Active Play Program for 4 year olds.

Junior Karate

Junior Karate

9 to 14 years of age

A great program that includes all the skills and techniques required to reach their junior blackbelt. Core components of self defence and impact training are delivered by an exceptional leadership team whose primary focus and mission is to make your child better in all aspects of their life.

Teens & Adult Karate

Teens & Adult Karate

15 years of age and over

Train at your own pace and enjoy challenging yourself. Learn traditional martial arts blended with modern day coaching, guidance and experience. The path to Blackbelt is not an easy one and not many achieve it – Do something not many people do. Let us be your trusted mentor and coach.

Benefits of Training at Sakura Karate Club

Benefits of Training at Sakura Karate Club

  • Specially tailored, age specific classes for beginner kids and adults
  • Access to specific classes such as weapons classes, squad training and leadership training
  • Peace of mind knowing our coaches are accredited by the Australian Sports Commission and have Working With Children checks and First Aid qualifications
  • Sakura Karate Club is affiliated with Karate Victoria, Australian Karate Federation and Kobe Osaka International
  • Opportunity to compete locally, nationally and internationally
  • A family atmosphere where we will help you and your family fulfill your potential
  • Bonding time. There is something for the whole family with many training together and building stronger relationships

Whether you’re enquiring for your child or like the idea of starting karate for yourself, get in contact with us and we will help you through any questions you may have. We look forward to you starting with us soon.

Contact Us

0488 132 192 or info@sakurakarate.com.au

Call or email us with your enquiry and we very much look forward to talking with you soon.

Sensei Jason