Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation NZ
“Kara” is the Japanese for empty while “te” means hand and “Do” translates as the way, or path. Karate-Do is “The Way of the Empty Hand”.

Sensei Patrick Dyzell - 5th Dan, Instructor
Has been training Shotokan Karate for over 22 years and in that time has trained under various instructors, with the old JKA (Japan Karate Association) system he was graded to Nidan (2nd Dan) by Sensei Rob Ferreir. He currently holds a Godan (5th Dan) black belt graded by Kancho Hirokazu Kanazawa in October 2010.
Sensei Patrick Dyzell