Club Location

284 Layard Street

Corner of Layard and Ward Streets


Club Contact Details

Name: Steve Hibbs

Email Address: [email protected]

Phone: 021 157-4062

Postal Address: 93 Blyth Street, RD 11, Invercargill 9877

Club Training Times


Tuesday & Thursday 5.30pm – 6.30pm


Tuesday & Thursday 6.30pm – 7:30pm

Club History

The club started under chief instructor Doug Holloway in 1966 under kyokushinkai karate. Training was held in the YMCA gym and school gymnasiums.

The club changed to Goju-Ryu in 1978 when John Jarvis returned from Japan to promote Okinawan Goju-Ryu in New Zealand.

Club Instructors

Sensei Steve Hibbs
Sandan (3rd Dan)

Sensei Sam Jordan Sandan (3rd Dan)