We currently take in new members for the remainder of term 3. Signing up today and completing the necessary documents will allow you to start training on Tuesday 11 Aug 3pm. The Term 3 reduced fee is $120 the normal Term fee is $200.
We have updated our Terms & Conditions with a section for COVID-19, all new families must familiarise themselves with all our T&C's. By signing up you confirm that you read all information and agree with it.
Varsity College After School
Fun, Structured, Outcome Based Karate Classes For Your Children, That Teaches Them Confidence, Respect and Discipline
From as little as $6.66 / session
Who we are...
Hi, there I'm Gerhard Sauerman. Owner, founder and chief instructor since 1996.
I started my karate journey at age 6 in year one many year ago.
In 1996 I started my Karate school Sauerman Karate with about 60 new members on the first night. Over the years lot's of mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters trained with us, learning new skills and making new friends.
After moving my family to the Gold Coast in 2010, I also moved the Karate school here. From 2010 till 2016, I ran some evening classes in the are. Then in 2016, Varsity College gave us the opportunity to be part of the school's after-hours programme.
No time to take the kids to after school activities?
Looking for an age-old proven activity that kids of all ages and abilities can participate in and shine?
Well, look no further because we've got just what you are looking for.
We offer simple yet effective and engaging sessions that are not only convenient for parents and students but also Fun, Structured and Outcome Based.
It's a great school for our son to learn how to protect, discipline himself and to be respectful, helpful to the others.
Responsibility and Disc
Our son is really enjoying the lessons and we can see he is getting a lot out of it. He warms up at home before the lessons, does some extra training in front of the tv watching a training video, and has learnt responsibilty of looking after his gi and even simple things like the discipline of making his bed every morning! He loves getting the coloured tags showing his progress. They are a great idea to keep the motivation going. He is nervously excited about his first grading test later in the year. Thank you so much!
Our Sessions helps You in 2 Big Ways
By running the session after school on the premises, you don't have to worry about a stressful school pick up or a late-night run for classes.
You can also decide which of the available sessions you would like to attend, just some or all.
All-Inclusive Membership Fee
With our easy all-inclusive membership plan payable once per term when you register, we make it easy to get started. With no additional fees and invoices, gradings and belts are included, and so is insurance, membership and all gear needed. You get everything you need to participate in the classes.
14 Day money back guarantee
So when and where are the sessions held do you ask?
Our sessions are held at Varsity College Junior School inside the JLC building. We are there Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 3:00 pm and all students are allowed to attend any or all of these sessions. So come one day a week or all it doesn't matter you decide.
The beginner session will run till 3:30 pm. When students grade to new ranks they will attend the intermediate session as well which finishes at 4:00 pm but you will be advised of this change when the time comes.
We also have an advanced session which finishes at 4:30 pm. Students will thus not be kept later than this if they are in this session.
So, in short, you can train 2 days a week. There are 3 sessions per day (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced) that runs between 3:00 - 4:30 pm.
What You'll Get When You Sign Up Today
The after-school class is open for registration to Varsity College Prep - Year 6 students.
Membership Fee Includes
- 1 x Class per week during the School Term
- You also get our other weekly classes absolutely FREE. Meaning you can attend as many of the days we have class on in a week as you’d like.
- Free Karate uniform
- Free Gradings
- Free belts, tags and certificates after successful gradings
- Equipment and safety guards for use in class (shared use)
- JKA WF Membership/Registration and Insurance
To get started click the button below and follow the steps.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
You are fully protected by our 14 day money back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with our classes, for any reason at all, simply contact us within 14 days of the first session attended and our helpful support staff will promptly issue a refund.
Frequently Asked Questions
From what age do you take students?
We only take in new students
from Varsity College Prep - Year
6. That said they have to be at
least 5 years old.
Is it a contract based membership?
No. You pay for the school term.
If you wish to renew you just pay
for the next term when the time
Is there any cancellation fee?
No. The membership fee gives
you access to the sessions for
How many sessions are included in
As a rule, we include one session
(one day per week) in the
However, members are allowed
to attend all days available.
This is done because the days
and number of days classes we
run may change from term to
term. Some terms we may run
sessions 5 days a week and
members will then be able to
train all 5 days if they want.
How long is the beginners session?
The session for beginners is 30 min.
Where are the sessions held?
At Varsity College Junior Campus
in the JLC building. We are in the
open area closest to the school
hall on level 2 the ground level.
What happens on Public holidays?
As this is an after-school class
there will not be any classes on