• 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 Federation (AKF) in August this year.

    Congratulations to all of our competitors they did exceptionally well in both the kata and kumite events, with some great results to show for the hard work and dedication to their competition training in addition to their regular karate training.

    Special mention to Jakob who faced his fears and took the leap into his first QKA competition in both individual and team kata.

    Results as follows:

    Boys 9&under kata – gold
    Boys 9yr Kumite – Bronze
    Team Kata – Kent, Oscar & Jacob – Silver
    Boys 10-11 Kyu Kata – Gold
    Boys 10-11 BB Kata – Gold
    Boys 10-11 Kyu Kumite – Gold
    Boys 10-11 BB Kumite – Gold
    Female Cadet Kyu Kata  – Silver
    Female Cadet Kyu Kumite -50kg – Gold
    Female Cadet BB Kumite -50kg – Bronze
    Female Cadet Kyu Kata  – Gold
    Female Cadet Kyu Kumite +50kg – Gold
    Female Cadet BB Kumite +50kg – Silver
    Female Veteran BB Kata – Gold
    Female Open BB Kata – Bronze
    David H
    Male Super Vet Kyu Kata – Gold
    Male Super Vet BB Kata – Gold
    Male Super Vet Kyu Kumite – Gold
    Male Super Vet BB Kumite – Bronze
    Liam H
     Male 12-13yrs BB Kumite +50kg – Bronze
    Also congratulations to both Sensei Chris and Sensei Michael on successfully upgrading to State Kumite Referees.