Founder & Technical Director

Shihan Nobuo TakaseĀ 7th Dan

Assisting Instructors

Victor George 6th Dan – Retired
Malcolm Johnston 5th Dan
Darryll Stewart 5th Dan
Bruce Bonita 5th Dan
Paul Davidson 4th Dan – Diedrik Oomens 4th Dan
Rochelle Sherriff 3rd Dan – Dane Mitchell 3rd Dan


16 Aberfoyle Street, Mt Eden, Auckland

Classes on offer

Hombu Dojo offers the following classes;

Children 7yrs +
– this is a class designed for children starting 7+ years.

Teens 13yrs +
– this is a second more advanced class for children aged over 13 years.

– this class is open to 13yrs + and adults, focusing on basic fundamentals.

– this is a faster-paced adults class aimed at confident and experienced practitioners.

Jo & Bokken
– this class teaches weapons basics, kata and partner practice.

Weapons Disarming*
– the last Saturday of every month, lessons in Jo, Bokken & Tanto disarming.


Classes Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Children 7yrs+ 5:30-6:25 pm 8:45-9:45 am
Teens 13yrs+ 5:30-6:30pm
Kihon/Beginners 6:30-7:25 pm 10:00-10:55 am
General 6:30-7:25 pm Postponed 6:30-7:25 pm 11:00-11:55 am
12:00-1:00 pm
Jo & Bokken 7:30-8:00 pm
Weapons Disarming* 12:00-1:00 pm



Hombu Dojo Calendar