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The Oriental Karate & Kobudo Club focuses on bringing Martial Arts to improve the health and fitness of their students in a scientific, safe and fun environment. Since its inception in 1987, it has conquered the area of Martial Arts in Abu Dhabi by bringing in the professional Instructors, well-maintained Dojos (Training Areas) and a reputation to bring the best performance out of their students.

8 Branches in Abu Dhabi - Oriental club has 8 sophisticated training centers in Abu Dhabi with more than 1500 active students. More than 19000 students have been trained under the club. The club conducts campus and contract classes running in and around Abu Dhabi. We also provide transportation for the students.

Children’s Karate Classes– We conduct the classes twice a week. Our syllabus are tailored to suit beginners as well as serious tournament trainers. Many additional skills like somersault, tumbling, gymnastic stretching, front & back midair rolls and many special skills are included in the syllabus to motivate the students in all kind of sports besides karate. We also conduct special classes for weak students free of charges on Tuesdays.

Adult’s Karate Classes – We conduct separate classes for adults twice a week. The bane of implacable body of an adult will be mitigated in the executive classes conducted by the club. Many Yoga exercises are included in the training sessions, which may help one to keep up a relaxed life style.

Kobudo Classes - We conduct the classes once a week. Kobudo is an ancient martial art originated in Okinawa (Japan), the place known as the Cradle of Martial Arts. It is taught in very few countries in the world due to the unavailability of proficient instructors. We are proud to have our chief instructor, Ali Mohammed Renshi, a weapon expert and one of the few masters in the world who holds a 6th Degree Black Belt in Kobudo. We teach weapons like BO (Long Staff), Nunchako (the most useful hand held weapon in the world), Sai (an ancient traditional weapon), Tonfa (the weapon which police forces use in most developed countries) Kama, Chux, Sanchako etc., which will truly challenge one’s martial arts abilities.

Chief Instructors & their Experience - Our Chief Instructor and Chief Examiner is “Kyoshi” Ali Mohammed who currently holds 7th degree Black Belt in Karate and 6th Degree Black Belt in Kobudo (Weapon Arts). Our Asst. Chief Instructor is “Renshi” Yoosuf who holds the 6th Degree Black Belt in Karate and 5th Degree Black Belt in Kobudo. Our Supreme Instructor is “Hanshi” Chin Mok Sung, the Vice President of the Malaysian Karate Federation, who is a 9th Degree Black Belt in Karate and 8th Degree black belt in Kobudo. Having undergone training and seminars in India, Malaysia, Thailand, Germany, Switzerland, London, Scotland & U.S.A the Chief Instructors have vast experience in Martial Arts. “Kyoshi” Ali Mohammed was one of the officials in the Battle of Atlanta World Karate Championship held at Atlanta, U.S.A in the year 2007.

Professional Instructors - We have more than 25 dedicated Instructors with several years of experience. We apply a scientifically proven method of teaching and training. The crowning achievement is the efficacious result of the outstanding performance of the students. Whether it be tournaments in UAE or demonstrations, we certainly have set a very high standard which is also effectively maintained. All the instructors are undergoing instructors training regularly under the supervision of the Chief Instructors.

Grading Tests – Besides the regular grading tests, the club also conducts the black belt grading test and the higher degree tests twice or thrice a year. This is the most prestigious degree that ensures the physical and psychological ability of the students after a dedicated and rigorous training. During the test, the chief examiner along with competent authorities will judge the performance of the students. Hundreds of students from different nationalities have achieved the Black Belt and higher degrees from the club. Certificates are issued on completion of each grade. This Certificate enables a student to continue the training in the same grade in most parts of the world.

Recognition - The U.A.E Taekwondo & Karate Federation & Ministry of Youth and Sports have recognized the Oriental Club.


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