The Ballarat Karate Club was founded in 1965 by Barry Govan and has operated continuously to the present time. It is a non-profit organisation and is the oldest karate club in the Ballarat district, with a branch club in Daylesford. The club has its own dedicated premises at 9 Moyle street Ballarat.

Our Black Belt instructors are trained and accredited to the highest international standards. All instructors provide their services voluntarily. Senior training is conducted Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 6pm and Junior training on Tuesday nights from 6pm through to 7pm. There is also practice offered on Monday and Friday mornings from 10 am till 11:30. For further enquiries contact the clubs Chief Instructor, Kyoshi Wayne Reddrop on 0400984778


Pictured L to R: Hanshi Packham, Hanshi-Sei Kise
Kyoshi Reddrop during the club’s 50 year celebration.
The Ballarat Honbu Dojo, Australia 2015.