Welcome to Boland Dragons Karate

Welcome to the Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan Boland Dragons Karate web page.

You will find the history of Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobudo in South Africa, the latest news and links to Boland Dragons Shorin-Ryu Karate.

Shorin-Ryu South Africa, lead by Kyoshi Claude Johnson (8th Dan), practices traditional Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate ( Kobayashi-Ryu ) as taught by our Grandmaster, Nakazato Shugoro “Hanshi JuDan”.

As a National organization, we are affiliated to the Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan via Kyoshi Doug Perry (9th Dan) under the direct mentorship of Kyoshi Pat Haley (8th Dan)

Our passion is Shorin-Ryu Karate and we trust that you will enjoy your visit to the home of Boland Dragons Shorin-Ryu Karate in South Africa.


Welcome to 2021

Good day, Boland Dragons parents,   I hope everyone had a blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year with safe travels.   2021 will once again be a full year with events if the covid-19 situation permits us. A full year calendar will be sent out soon, please keep an eye out for it as …