Hutt Valley Dojo

2 Free Classes. Give it a go

KKA Karate Academy’s Hutt dojo opened in Kelson in July 2021, bringing S.I.A. Shotokan Karate to the Valley. Headed up by former WRKA (Wellington Region Karate Academy) sempai Fiona and KKA Karate Academy Head sensei Allan, who founded KKA in 2014 in Kapiti however began his Karate training back in 1974 in Lower Hutt. With the growth in the area we moved into our current location of Raphael House in Tirohanga.


Shotokan Karate

Our traditional Shotokan training is both physically and mentally challenging. A Karate workout exercises the entire body and is great for all ages over 6. Ideal for Kids, for Families that want to train together and also for the Serious Karate student.

Time Table


5:30pm - 6:30pm


6:30pm - 7:30pm

Karate Advanced


5:30pm - 6:30pm


6:30pm - 7:30pm

Karate Advanced

Dojo Location


Sensei Allan Youl

Head instructor and KKA Karate Founder.

3rd Degree Black belt in Shotokan Karate (S.I.A.)

1st Degree Black belt in Kobudo (RKKNZ)

1st Degree Black belt in Zendo kai Karate.

1st Degree Black belt in Gokanryu Karate.

Allan began his Karate training at the age of 8 and has studied many different martial arts over the years including Kempo, Kobudo and Ninjitsu.

Sensei Fiona Hall

Lower Hutt Instructor.

1st Kyu Brown belt in Shotokan Karate (KKA)

2nd Kyu Brown belt in Gosuku Ryu Karate (WRKA)

Former WRKA Sempai, School teacher & Scout Leader