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...
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...

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...
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...
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...