About Us

Brackenfell Shotokan Karate Academy is a martial arts specialising in karate and fitness school offering affordable karate, Boxfit, kickboxing, and self-defense classes. Check us out with our trial karate program.

The Brackenfell Shotokan Karate Academy is affiliated to United Shotokan-Ryu (USR), training in traditional SHOTOKAN Karate.

JP Müller started his karate training in 1982. During this time JP also cross trained in other various martial/fighting arts like Gojo-Ruy, Judo, Kung Fu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Amateur Wrestling and Boxing but his love for Shotokan Karate never died. In his schooling years he was also a very active sportsman playing 1st team rugby, provincial athletics, cross-country, cricket and tennis. He was also part of the senior drill battalion for 3 years competing provincially. In 1989 he joined the South African Police Force and represents the SA Police in boxing, rugby and athletics. JP completed 10 years active service in the SA Police as a Detective Warrant Officer. In karate JP participate and various completions and was 4 times the Northern Free State karate champion for kumite, therefore achieved full Honors Northern Free State Provincial Colours.