Kyokushin Cape Town Dojo
has been operating in various locations in Cape Town for over 35 years. We are a member of the IKO
(Kyokushinkaikan) Japan under the leadership of Kancho Shokei Matsui, the original Kyokushin passed
on from Sosai Mas Oyama to Kancho Matsui.We are affiliated to and recognised members of
IKO - Japan, KSA (Karate South Africa), Western Cape Karate, Kyokushin Karate Western Cape.
Our Chief instructor is Shihan Kenny Uytenbogaardt, 8th Dan and a member of the IKO International Board. Shihan
Kenny is a legend in the world of Kyokushin, having been selected by Sosai Mas Oyama for personal training and
appointed as the head of IKO Southern & Central Africa.
Shihan Kenny is assisted in the dojo by Shihan Mike Shuttleworth (5th Dan), Shihan Jason Dawes (5th Dan), Sensei Jonothan
Williams (4th Dan) and Sempei Nicole Thiel (2nd Dan). Mike, Jason and Nicole also teach at the schools where we have