About Karate

Karate is an excellent form of  exercise whilst developing self-confidence, fitness, strength of body and mind, agility, stamina, perseverance, self-discipline, self-defense, and respect for others. The History of Karate goes back many, many years and you can read much more about it on our KUGB website or also here The ultimate aim of the Art of Karate lies not in the victory or defeat but the perfection of the character of its participants though hard training, sincerity, effort, etiquette and self-control.

Ethics and Morals.

All members are asked to abide by a Promise practiced by all members of the KUGB and other Karate organisations
I promise to uphold the true spirit of Karate-Do, and never to use the skills I am taught against any persons, except in the defense of myself, my family or my friends in the instance of extreme danger or which the unprovoked attack, or in support of law and order.

Dojo Code

The Dojo Code is the code of conduct under which the Art of Karate is practiced.
  • The KUGB emphasises the character building aspects of Karate in which respect for the dojo, instructors and fellow students is essential in principle.
  • The ultimate aim of the Art of Karate lies not in the victory or defeat but the perfection of the character of its participants though hard training, sincerity, effort, etiquette and self-control
  • KUGB members must abide by the conditions as laid down In the KUGB Constitution and Rules, and must endeavor always to behave in a manner which will uphold and enhance its reputation.

CHARACTER Exert oneself in the perfection of character
SINCERITY Be faithful & sincere
EFFORT Cultivate the spirit of perseverance
ETIQUETTE Be Respectful and Courteous
SELF CONTROL Refrain from impetuous and violent behavior
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