FAQ's

Do you offer classes for beginners?
Yes, we offer beginners classes for all ages. No experience required.

I have previous martial arts experience, which class should I attend?
As each individual is different, we recommend you contacting us and speaking to an instructor to ensure the best way to get you back on track with your training.

How many classes per week do I attend?
We strongly recommend two classes per week. However we have a wide range of options to fit any personal schedule. We have many students who train 3-4 times a week or more.

What times are classes?
We have a range of class times for your convenience. Please click the link to see our full printable timetable https://toodokan.com.au/Home/Schedule

What age can children start?
We have a Karate Cubs Program for 3-4 year olds. Our Junior martial arts classes are for ages 5 and up.

What do I wear for my first class?
For your first lesson, you can just wear something you are comfortable working out in. A tshirt and shorts or tights. We don't wear any shoes or socks on the mats. (And don't forget your water bottle!)

How long are classes?
Karate Cubs classes are 30 minutes
Junior martial arts classes are 45 minutes
Fitness circuit classes are 45 minutes
Teens and adult martial arts classes are 60 minutes

Do you offer discounts?
We have a family discount available where the 3rd member of your family, and anyone thereafter, will receive a 50% discount.

How long has Toodokan been in operation?
Established in 1993, Toodokan has been servicing Macarthur for 27 years this year.

How many calories will an adult burn in class?
While we estimate you will burn about 800 – 1000 calories in a class, many of our students have measured over 1200 calories burned in just one class using their own fitness bands.

How fit do I need to be to start Toodokan classes?
If you have never worked out a day in your life you can still do Toodokan classes! Our instructors will tailor your work out to suit YOU. Every student is able to work at their own pace in each class and gradually increase their intensity as their fitness improves.

I'm a parent, am I able to watch my child's classes?
We have a large seating area so that parents can watch their children train. We also have weight gym facilities available that parents are welcome to use which also has a view of the training area.

Do you offer private lessons?
We do offer private lessons! You are able to book one-on-one lessons with a professional instructor outside of our regular timetable times. Please contact us for further information.

Do I have to compete?
Competing in tournaments is completely optional - we are not a competition oriented style. Toodokan hosts one members only in-house Tournament a year and entry is optional. We also have a small team of students who compete in outside tournaments. If competition is something you're interested in, be sure to speak to one of our instructors for more information.

I have an injury or condition which limits me from certain movements or exercises. Can I still do martial arts?
Yes. No matter your individual situation, our instructors can adapt your training to suit you. We will work with you to ensure you are comfortable, and getting the most of our your martial arts training.

My child has a social or learning difficulty. Are they able to join your classes?
Our instructors have plenty of experience with children with varying challenges. Whether your child has autism, ADHD, dyspraxia, they are more than welcome to train with us. Though it may take some people longer, depending on the individual, we always see eventual success, and even improvement in concentration, confidence and communication!

Where are you located?
We are located on McPherson Rd, just after the Lifeline building on the left. If you are turning into Smeaton Grange from Narellan Road, turn left at the first roundabout and you should see us soon!

What now?
Now it's time to book your trial lesson! All you need to do is contact us on (02) 4647 2530 or info@toodokan.com.au. or simply fill out the contact box on our site and we will contact you.



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