“Karate is a lifetime study – Let us take you on your journey”

Newcastle Region


Neil Smith is a 4th Dan instructor and the Sensei of Traditional Shito Ryu Karatedo NSW.

Neil wants to pass on the knowledge he has gained for over 35 years of Martial Arts Study to his students.

Beside Shito Ryu Neil studies Iaido, traditional Japanese swordsmanship and Japanese Jujutsu.

Lake Macquarie

Charlotte Smith is a 2nd Dan instructor and teaches  together with Sensei Neil at the classes at Shito Ryu Karatedo NSW.

Sensei Charlotte is very dedicated, courteous and patient with the students. She has a respectful mindset, and takes karate very seriously.

Beside karate Charlotte Sensei studies Shinto Muso Ryu Jodo, one of the classical Japanese martial arts.

The Masters

Sensei Sakagami with Sensei Seiko Suzuki of Shinkoiwa Tokyo – founder of Seiko-kai Shito Ryu and Sensei Sato – founder of Sato-kai Shito Ryu. Three great masters of karate originating from the island of Okinawa.