Hi Everyone,


I am Soon Pretorius - fanatic and diehard student of Karate-do with many years of experience.

Allow me to share my knowledge and experiences gained over 50 years of training hoping to motivate and inspire your journey as student in Karate-do.

Please study the Free Kata video’s, enjoy the Karate Academy info of schools in Pretoria, consider a friendly and dynamic Karate Organization or consider an invite to present a Seminar.

Look forward to hearing from you!

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  • The academy changed Christopher from a shy 16 year old to a very confident young man.

    - Liz van Vuuren -

  • Dear Sensei Soon. It has been many years since I had to give up my many hours of training in order to complete my studies at medical school, and even more years after we first met in 1989. I have never had the chance to say THANK YOU for playing such a big role in my growing up – and to my Karate Academy family who played a huge role in creating the best I can be! Till we meet again!

    - Marissa Kocks -

  • Really promoting confidence in my son. Well done to all the instructors thus far.

    - Kailash Govinder -

  • Absolutely Superb !! The SA Karate Academy (and it's technically superior instructors) truly embody the traditional core values and ethos of Karate.

    - Robert van der Veen -

  • The best

    - Bravo Brand -

  • Superb.

    - Paul Richard Arthur Botha -

  • True Karate-do spirit.

    - Hennie Byleveld -

  • Great team

    - Andrey Pimbursky -

  • Ons wil weereens se baie dankie vir n goed gereelde SA byeenkoms. Ons studente het dit baie geniet en waardeer elkeen se bydrae om n sukses daarvan te maak. Dankie aan Monica Ross vir die opstel vd drawsheets. Jy bly maar die beste!

    - Linda Bennett Van Vollenstee -

  • Thank you for a very successfull National Championship. It was a great privelage to compete. Waterberg Karate Academy.

    - Nico En Monique VonStade -

  • Awesome Sensei !!!

    - Prince Nashie Mkz -

  • This man knows his business just taking from the movement and posture, my journey also started in 1966 he will not put you wrong rather correct your mistakes.

    - Conor Rowland UK -

Letter From

nelson mandela

Read Soon's achievements with over 50 years of perfecting and teaching Shotokan Karate.
Be sure to also read Soon's prestigious award given by Mr Nelson Mandela himself.

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