Plumstead Dojo was founded in 1973, one of the first Karate dojos in the Cape peninsula. It has consistently produced martial artists of the highest standard and was headed by Shihan Lawrence Milward-Bridges from 1998 till 2009. Currently Plumstead dojo is headed by Shihan Miles Pattrick, 5th dan.

The Plumstead Dojo instructors have been hand-picked for their experience and fit for the disciplines that they teach.

Juniors (5-7) 16:45 – 17:15 Tuesdays
Juniors (8 – 16) 17:15 – 18:00 Tuesdays & Thursdays
Instructor: Shihan Miles Pattrick
Adult (White belt) Instructor: Shihan Miles Pattrick
Seniors (Green, Brown & Black Belts) Instructor: Shihan Miles Pattrick
Kobudo (Okinawan Weaponry) Instructor: Shihan Miles Pattrick
Tai Chi

Instructor: Sifu Victor Bergh

Miles is one time dechi (full time student of the martial arts) and 5th dan kumite champion. Miles also teaches the Kobudo classes, as he has a particular penchant for traditional weaponry. The children's classes are also taught by Shihan Miles Pattrick. Victor Bergh teaches Tai Chi Chaun. He has been part of the organisation since 1999 and trained in the Karate-Do aspects of the martial arts in order to further expand his understanding of Tai Chi Chuan.

Plumstead Dojo uniquely provides a syllabus in Karate-Do, Kobudo, and Tai Chi Chuan. The Karate-Do syllabus has been developed through years of honing since 1963. The classes are split by age group and level of experience to ensure that each student receives the maximum benefit from each class. The Kobudo syllabus was added as a separate discipline since 2005 and is open to anyone wanting to learn this discipline, irrespective of whether you have any martial arts experience or not. The Tai Chi Chuan syllabus is taught to ensure that the full spectrum of the martial arts is covered, from the external discipline to the internal. Tai Chi Chuan is a very ancient Chinese system that has been prized for years for its health benefits. These syllabi can be taken individually or in conjunction with one another, depending on the requirements and time available.

Location: Plumstead dojo is situated at 33 Melville Road, Plumstead.

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Class Schedule Karate-Do  
Adults' beginners class Mondays and Wednesdays 18:00 to 19:00
Adults' advanced class Tuesdays and Thursdays 18:00 to 19:00
Kushido pups (4 – 6)
(school terms only)
Tuesdays 16:45 to 17:15
Children's class (7 – 12)
(school terms only)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 17:15 to 18:00
Kobudo (Okinawan Weaponry) Tuesdays and Thursdays 19:00 to 20:00
Tai Chi Tuesdays and Thursdays 20:10 to 21:10

Contact Details:
For more information contact Shihan Miles Pattrick on 073 600 7865 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
2nd Sea Scouts Hall, 33 Melville Road, Plumstead


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