The Melbourne Okinawa Goju Ryu Kenkyukai dojo is run by Shibucho Pete Keogh. Kenkyukai Calligraphy

Pete has been involved in Karate since 1986 and as the founder of the TriTactics business, Pete has developed and delivered successful martial arts, self-defence and anger management programs to a number of public and private schools and is currently engaged by several Youth organizations to work with disengaged youth.  Pete also run, self defence programs in workplaces and for the general public by way of our Womens Self Defence seminars. 

Pete has leveraged his martial arts knowledge, his skills as an amateur boxer/Kick boxer and his experiences in the security industry to create programs that are fun for school students, improves their fitness & self confidence and increase their self-awareness, while at the same time equipping them with personal safety skills.

Appearances on and in national media  including; Morning Show (Channel 7), 3AW radio as well as a feature in Blitz (Australasian martial arts magazine) have provided an opportunity for Pete to share his story as an abuse survivor. Pete has also been engaged as a speaker in violence prevention and high risk youth forums discussing challenges facing youth, behavioural reactions to abuse and how to be a survivor.

Pete has developed a real passion for the teachings of Taira Sensei and the Okinawan Goju Ryu Kenkyukai, travelling to training sessions in Australia, Okinawa, United States of America  and New Zealand.  Pete is now passing on all he has learned from Taira Sensei, to in excess of 150 students.

GojuRyu classes held at:

McKinnon Dojo

McKinnon Progress Hall
118 McKinnon Rd, McKinnon
Monday 6.30pm-8.00pm
Wednesday 6am-7am
Thursday 7:30pm-9pm

Peter Keogh & Paul Chandler

Phone: Pete Keogh 0419 158 189

Templestowe Dojo

1/3 Anderson St, Templestowe   

Monday 6:30pm-8:00pm

Peter Keogh

Phone: Pete Keogh 0419 158 189

Affiliated Dojos

Sunbury Dojo

Mount Carmel Primary School, Cnr Macedon St and Jackson St, Sunbury

Tues 6:30pm-9pm

Jo Bell

Mildura Dojo

Irymple Sports Stadium

Karadoc Ave, Irymple

Wed 5pm-7:30pm Fri 5pm-7:30pm

Graeme Loison

Rutherglen/Wodonga/Canberra Dojos

Contact Inst Terry Waston 0487110122 and Peter Carter 0408892623 for further details 

For further enquiries:-

Phone: Pete Keogh 0419 158 189

Pete & Taira Sensei