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New Year – New You: Part 1 – Continual Improvement

New Year – New You: Part 1 – Continual Improvement

As a karate instructor one of the things that you hear all too often is what do we do now Sensei? Now I will admit now, just between you and me, that this is partly my fault in the way I give instructions at our Upper Coomera Dojo. For example, do such and such...

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2020 – Was a Good Year in Different Ways

2020 – Was a Good Year in Different Ways

Usually at our End of Year Awards Days at Kansai Karate Gold Coast I like to say it has been another great year. I could not quite say that at the end of 2020. It was a different year, full of challenges and adapting to a new set of circumstances. And on a large scale, not just a few small changes. However, there was plenty of good things that did happen in 2020, and it is important to acknowledge and more importantly highlight them.

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Rounding out the 2020 Tournament Competition Year

Rounding out the 2020 Tournament Competition Year

The second and final Karate Queensland (QKA) competition for 2020, the Queensland State Titles was held on 14 – 15th November at the Cleveland District State High School. Kansai Karate Academy, with several of our Students from the Gold Coast dojo at Upper Coomera,...

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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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New Year – New You: Part 1 – Continual Improvement

New Year – New You: Part 1 – Continual Improvement

As a karate instructor one of the things that you hear all too often is what do we do now Sensei? Now I will admit now, just between you and me, that this is partly my fault in the way I give instructions at our Upper Coomera Dojo. For example, do such and such...

read more
2020 – Was a Good Year in Different Ways

2020 – Was a Good Year in Different Ways

Usually at our End of Year Awards Days at Kansai Karate Gold Coast I like to say it has been another great year. I could not quite say that at the end of 2020. It was a different year, full of challenges and adapting to a new set of circumstances. And on a large scale, not just a few small changes. However, there was plenty of good things that did happen in 2020, and it is important to acknowledge and more importantly highlight them.

read more
Rounding out the 2020 Tournament Competition Year

Rounding out the 2020 Tournament Competition Year

The second and final Karate Queensland (QKA) competition for 2020, the Queensland State Titles was held on 14 – 15th November at the Cleveland District State High School. Kansai Karate Academy, with several of our Students from the Gold Coast dojo at Upper Coomera,...

read more
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….

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