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Great Competition Start to 2020

Great Competition Start to 2020

The first Queensland Karate Association (QKA) competition for 2020, the Queensland Cup was held on Sunday 23rd February at the Cleveland District State High School. Kansai Karate Academy, with a number of our Students from the Gold Coast dojo at Upper Coomera, had a...

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Results from the 2019 Australian Open Championships

Results from the 2019 Australian Open Championships

We had a small team from the Gold Coast dojo enter the Australian Karate Federation's (AKF) National Schools Championship and Australian Open Championship on the weekend before Easter. Our Developing National Squad consisting of Kent and Oscar competed in both the...

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Results from 2019 SSU Championships

Results from 2019 SSU Championships

We had a great weekend over the 28 + 29th April at the Shito-ryu Shukokai Karate Do Oceania Union competition. This event runs in conjunction with a visit from Kazuo Ishitobi Hanshi, Sensei Stephen's personal instructor from Japan. Our tournament team had the...

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Results from the QKA 2019 State Titles

Results from the QKA 2019 State Titles

What a great weekend at the QKA State Titles!!! Awesome spirit from all of our competitors with the training and hard work showing great performances. No matter the results it was great to see our athletes push themselves and conquer fears and push past disappointments to step up to the mat. Well done ✋👍👊.

Results from the 2019 QKA State Titles

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The Second Rule of Fight Club

"I look around and I see a lot of new faces. Looks like a lot of you are forgetting the second rule of fight club." If you are not familiar with the 1999 cult film Fight Club, bookmark this post and get yourself a copy of the movie and go on the journey. I mention...

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Bringing Gold back to the Coast!

Bringing Gold back to the Coast!

Discipline and focus are the watchwords for young karate student, Oscar Gardiner, and have been a big focus for him in the lead up to the AKF (Australian Karate Federation) National Championships held on the first weekend of August in Caloundra, Queensland. Oscar has been putting in extra hours of training several days each week to work on his technique and performance….

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Gold Coast success in at the AKF National Championships!

Gold Coast success in at the AKF National Championships!

Last weekend the Australian Karate Federation (AKF) held the National Championships in sunny Caloundra in Queensland. 7 of our Gold Coast dojo students were selected to represent Queensland at the national competition and have been training with the Queensland (QKA) team over the last few months in preparation for the event.

Congratulations to the following students on their medal results during the competition….

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Not so Shy Guy anymore

Not so Shy Guy anymore

When Jakob walked into our dojo just over 3 years ago he was a totally shy, hide behind mum, kind of 3 year old. He was too scared to join in the classes without mum, and quickly didn’t want to do the classes at all. Within 6 weeks Jakob had given up karate. So the journey that lead to Jakob winning a Silver medal at the Queensland Karate Association (QKA) Inivitational Championships 2 weeks ago is nothing short of spectacular. 

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Great results at the QKA Winter Championship

Great results at the QKA Winter Championship

Last weekend (26-27 May) 7 of our students competed in the Queensland Karate Association (QKA) Winter Invitational Tournament. Most of these students are preparing to represent Queensland at the upcoming National Karate Championships, run by the Australian Karate...

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How to train like a World Champion

How to train like a World Champion

Its just over 200 days until the 2018 WKF Senior World Karate Championships and with the karate included in the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina and the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The question for young aspiring karate athletes is how to do you train like a champion? 

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Great Competition Start to 2020

Great Competition Start to 2020

The first Queensland Karate Association (QKA) competition for 2020, the Queensland Cup was held on Sunday 23rd February at the Cleveland District State High School. Kansai Karate Academy, with a number of our Students from the Gold Coast dojo at Upper Coomera, had a...

read more
Results from the 2019 Australian Open Championships

Results from the 2019 Australian Open Championships

We had a small team from the Gold Coast dojo enter the Australian Karate Federation's (AKF) National Schools Championship and Australian Open Championship on the weekend before Easter. Our Developing National Squad consisting of Kent and Oscar competed in both the...

read more
Results from 2019 SSU Championships

Results from 2019 SSU Championships

We had a great weekend over the 28 + 29th April at the Shito-ryu Shukokai Karate Do Oceania Union competition. This event runs in conjunction with a visit from Kazuo Ishitobi Hanshi, Sensei Stephen's personal instructor from Japan. Our tournament team had the...

read more
Results from the QKA 2019 State Titles

Results from the QKA 2019 State Titles

What a great weekend at the QKA State Titles!!! Awesome spirit from all of our competitors with the training and hard work showing great performances. No matter the results it was great to see our athletes push themselves and conquer fears and push past disappointments to step up to the mat. Well done ✋👍👊.

Results from the 2019 QKA State Titles

read more

The Second Rule of Fight Club

"I look around and I see a lot of new faces. Looks like a lot of you are forgetting the second rule of fight club." If you are not familiar with the 1999 cult film Fight Club, bookmark this post and get yourself a copy of the movie and go on the journey. I mention...

read more
Bringing Gold back to the Coast!

Bringing Gold back to the Coast!

Discipline and focus are the watchwords for young karate student, Oscar Gardiner, and have been a big focus for him in the lead up to the AKF (Australian Karate Federation) National Championships held on the first weekend of August in Caloundra, Queensland. Oscar has been putting in extra hours of training several days each week to work on his technique and performance….

read more
Gold Coast success in at the AKF National Championships!

Gold Coast success in at the AKF National Championships!

Last weekend the Australian Karate Federation (AKF) held the National Championships in sunny Caloundra in Queensland. 7 of our Gold Coast dojo students were selected to represent Queensland at the national competition and have been training with the Queensland (QKA) team over the last few months in preparation for the event.

Congratulations to the following students on their medal results during the competition….

read more
Not so Shy Guy anymore

Not so Shy Guy anymore

When Jakob walked into our dojo just over 3 years ago he was a totally shy, hide behind mum, kind of 3 year old. He was too scared to join in the classes without mum, and quickly didn’t want to do the classes at all. Within 6 weeks Jakob had given up karate. So the journey that lead to Jakob winning a Silver medal at the Queensland Karate Association (QKA) Inivitational Championships 2 weeks ago is nothing short of spectacular. 

read more
Great results at the QKA Winter Championship

Great results at the QKA Winter Championship

Last weekend (26-27 May) 7 of our students competed in the Queensland Karate Association (QKA) Winter Invitational Tournament. Most of these students are preparing to represent Queensland at the upcoming National Karate Championships, run by the Australian Karate...

read more
How to train like a World Champion

How to train like a World Champion

Its just over 200 days until the 2018 WKF Senior World Karate Championships and with the karate included in the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina and the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The question for young aspiring karate athletes is how to do you train like a champion? 

read more

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Address: Unit 3 / 2 Sierra Place, Upper Coomera
Phone: 0455 833 306
Email: info@kansaikarategoldcoast.com.au