Sakura Ryu JuJitsu – Our Extended Family

Family values are instilled in all Sakura Ryu students. Involvement with peers through support and mentoring is also highly encouraged.

Sakura Ryu caters for members of all ages and levels of experience:

  • Juniors: 7-14 years old
  • Intermediates: 12-16 years old
  • Seniors: 16 years and over
The Sakura Ryu club provides a fun and social sporting environment. JuJitsu is a healthy activity for the whole family, with a number of associated benifits: •  Improves general fitness and stamina •  Increases physical flexibility •  Builds strength and physical endurance •  Increases energy levels •  Builds bone density
Sakura Ryu takes a holistic approach to self defense including:
  • How to control conflict situations
  • How to defend from any type of  attack
  • How to effectively kick and punch
  • How to perform a variety of throws How to utilise immobilizations, arm locks and leg locks
About the Chief Instructor Hanshi Ellis (8th Dan black belt) is an experienced teacher and coach. He has over 33.5 years experience as a TAFE teacher and has coached in the martial arts for over 40 years. He is widely respected for his achievements and is amongst the highest ranking JuJitsu martial artists in Australia.  He has also been inducted into the black belt hall of fame. Hanshi Ellis’ level of experience is a testament to his dedication to the art and is an asset to his students.

 Come along and be welcomed by our Instructor and his students.

Happy Breakfalls Everyone!!