Nelson Dojo Closed until further notice

March 22nd, 2020


Sadly with the news of Coronavirus in Nelson and in consultation with medical practitioners (who are also karateka) we have decided to shut the Dojo until further notice.

In nearly 60 years of practising this beautiful Martial Art this is the first time any Dojo I’ve been involved with has […]

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Teapot Valley Camp 2020

August 14th, 2019

Save the date: 28 Feb – 1 Mar. Note, it’s a different weekend this time. More information and the booking form will be available later this year. Download Camp Form Here.

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Seido Karate for Children

March 13th, 2019

Seido Karate is an ancient form of traditional Japanese Martial Art. While still one of the most effective forms of self-defence available, Seido Karate’s main purpose is the cultivation of character, empowerment, self-esteem and everyday confidence.

Seido Karate is an excellent way to get fit, the focus in children’s classes is involvement, discipline, releasing energy, […]

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October 31st, 2018

Please note our 30thAnniversary of Teapot Valley Camp is on an earlier date in the New Year. Instead of the 2nd weekend of March the camp will now be held on the FIRST weekend 1st– 3rd March 2019.

Download Camp Booking Form here

Osu Hanshi


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Teaching and Instructing Kyu Grades

March 14th, 2018

Hanshi has written a guide to instructing kyu grade students. Read

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2018 Teapot Valley Camp 9-11 March.

January 24th, 2018

Booking form and information here.


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Compliments of the Season

December 20th, 2017


The compliments of the Season to all Nelson, New Zealand and Seido Karate Students throughout the World.

Here in Sunny Nelson we send our best wishes to everybody for a healthy 2018.

Lets continue to use our practise to make us more patient and our lives and the lives of people around us […]

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School Holidays for Children & Junior Classes.

July 5th, 2017

The following classes will NOT be on during the school holidays:

Monday: 3:40pm, 4:30pm.

Tuesday: 4:30pm.

Wednesday: 3:40pm.

Thursday: 3:40pm, 4:30pm.

Friday: 4:00pm, Junior Sparing.

Happy holidays. OSU


Nelson Seido Karate Inter-Dojo Junior/Teen Tournament

Saturday 26 August.

Stoke Dojo, Broadgreen Intermediate School Hall, Nayland, Stoke.

Commencing 10:30am



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Teapot Valley Camp 2017

January 24th, 2017

10th Friday – 12th Sunday March. Teapot Valley, Brightwater, Nelson.

Click here for information and booking form.

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Junior/Teen Tournament

August 2nd, 2016

Saturday 15 October, St Arnaud.

Junior-Teen Tournament 2016.

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Seido Karate

About Seido Karate, its history and origins.

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