The Martial Art for Life  

The Modern Martial Art in Christchurch is Choi Kwang Do, based on biomechanics & science and endorsed by Medical Doctors.The Martial Art for Life.

Welcome to Choi Kwang Do - " The Martial Art 4 Life ". Choi Kwang Do is a Practical Self defence Martial Art program based on biomechanics and optimum health. A non contact style that exercises the Brain and the Body for a complete workout and you do not wear your body or brain out! An amazing program endorsed by Medical Doctors, PLUS YOU LEARN PRACTICAL SELF DEFENCE & LIFE SKILLS.

Not all Martial Arts or Karate/Judo programs are aggressive & harmful to our health. Choi Kwang Do practitioners punch & kick fast and with lots of power but we do not damage the body, instead we improve and enhance our health!
All our Instructors are fully qualified and aim to be champions at teaching to bring the best out in each and every student. Do our best never give up is one of our principles .

Choi Kwang Do is suitable for all ages from 5. Families are welcome too!

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  • Sequential Motion for a better life

    23 February at 08:43 from atlas

    Biomechanics is the scientific analysis of human movement - the field of science that studies the internal & external forces acting ...

  • Australian 25 year Seminar

    3 September at 13:23 from atlas

    Grandmaster Kwang Jo Choi is visiting Townsville & Cairns in October this year to mark 25 years of Choi Kwang Do in Australia.

  • Father & Son Black Belts

    27 July at 12:37 from atlas

    Father & Son duo Rohan & Richard Baird recently achieved their Black Belts. They graded on July 21st at the Christchurch school, ...

  • Choi Kwang Do 25 Years

    18 June at 10:38 from atlas

    The 25th Anniversary celebrations in Atlanta, Georgia from the 25th of March til the 2nd of April was a overwhelming success with ...

  • What is Choi Kwang Do

    15 June at 11:49 from atlas

    Choi Kwang Do is a unique martial art based on scientific principles and developed to promote optimum health, fitness and self-defence, ...


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Contact information

Address 96 Bristol St
Merivale Christchurch
Phone 0800 581481
Mobile 021 581481
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Opening hours

4.30 - 7.30

4.30 - 7.30

Classes for all ages, juniors 4.30 - 5.30