HVMAC Waratah

Address: 2/27 Crescent Road,
Waratah NSW 2298

Phone: (02) 4967 7511

Hunter Valley Martial Arts Centre Waratah

Sensei Abi Lowe runs our brilliant Waratah centre with the help of her mum Sempai Sha. Their synergy makes for a tightly run ship, along with Sensei Abi’s home grown team of black belt instructors and assistants.

 The centre has a friendly family atmosphere and there are classes to suit all ages in Chitokai Karate, Okinawan weaponry, and Xtreme Martial Arts. Our instructors encourage learning and growth through self-defence and there is a strong emphasis on anti-bullying.

Age specific classes include:

Minimites (3-4 years)

Kindymites (5-6 years)

Dynamites (6-9 years)

Dragons (9-14 years)

Adults (14+ years)

Matayoshi Kobudo (Okinawan Weaponry)

Xtreme Martial Arts

Unleash your Potential at Hunter Valley Martial Arts Centre Waratah

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HVMAC Waratah Timetable
Abi Lowe
Shihan | Master Instructor | Studio Principal

Sensei Abi started karate in 1999. She attained her 4th degree black belt in 2019 and 2nd degree black belt in Matayoshi Kobudo in 2022. She has been teaching Martial Arts at HVMAC since 2006 and specifically at Waratah dojo since it opened in 2014, is NCAS Bronze level coaching accredited and has her Certificate 3 and 4 in Fitness (Martial Arts specific). 

Shalene Lowe
Program Director

Sempai Sha is a 1st kyu in Chitokai Karate. She is program director at Waratah and is Sensei Abi's lovely mum. 

Nicholas Hazel

Sensei Nick started karate in 2016 and attained his Nidan in 2022, as well as his Shodan in Matayoshi Kobudo in 2020, he placed 3rd in his age division in the Okinawa world Tournament 2022. He has been teaching Martial Arts at HVMAC since 2018. 

Aiden See

Sensei Aiden started karate in 2015 and attained his Nidan in 2022. He has been in the NSW state team from 2019-2021.

Ella Hird
Brianna Du'bery
Sofia Domingues
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