Category: Gradings

Category: Gradings

Spring Grading – 2019
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Congratulations to everyone who attended the 2019 Spring Grading. Fantastic to see everyone continue to improve their karate. 12th Kyu (Yellow) Amelia McGregor Hollie McGregor Natasha McGregor 11th Kyu (Orange & White) Mehi Whala James Ngo Ian McGregor    **double graded 10th Kyu (Orange) Jack Forde Kaylah Smith Ellen Guan    **triple graded 9th Kyu

Winter Grading 2019
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Congratulations to everyone who attended the 2019 Winter Grading. A great example of technique and spirit shown by all. 12th Kyu (Yellow) Carlo de Byl Joe Reavey Lucy Reavey Hunter Windle 11th Kyu (Orange & White) Byron Corbelli  **double graded Leo Shin **double graded Steve Moore Kaylah Smith Toby Somerville Siani Symons 10th Kyu (Orange)

Four things you should know before your next grading
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Four things you should know before your next grading Karate gradings are an exciting time. This is when you get rewarded for your training and progress, for learning your new kata and new techniques. In the early days, when you first start your karate journey, the gradings may be regular. But, as you get higher

Senior Grading Success
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I am pleased to announce the recent success of Gold Coast members at the senior grading conducted at the 2019 QLD Chito-Ryu Karate Camp. These gradings are a fitting reward for all the hard work and perseverance they have demonstrated. Congratulations to:- Anthony Horgan – Nidan (2nd degree Black Belt) Monica Lester – Jun shidoin

Autumn Grading 2019
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A good standard for the Autumn Grading with all students demonstrating a good level of understanding and technique to successfully pass. It is not that often that everyone who steps up to grade is successful so well done on the hard work you have been putting in. For any students that would like some specific

Summer Grading – 2018
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Well done to all those that attended the Summer Grading. It was great to see the improvement in everyone who stepped up. The most pleasing thing to see was the spirit and effort that everyone was putting in demonstrating that the understanding that you need to bring your best effort to successfully grade is being

Gold Coast’s first Jun-Shidoin
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Congratulations to Senpai Anthony Horgan on successful grading to jun-shidoin (junior instructor) at the QLD Brown & Black Belt Camp held over the weekend. Senpai Anthony is the first Gold Coast student to achieve this level. Senpai Anthony has been with Gold Coast Chito-Ryu Karate since 2005 being our first student when the dojo was

Spring Grading – 2018
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It was very pleasing to see how well everyone who attended the Spring Grading was prepared which led to some very confident performances.  The key to success is hard work and taking responsibility for your own success and many of the students who stepped up had definitely done this. A special mention to John Lenton

Winter Grading 2018
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A great effort at the Winter Grading with our largest number of participants ever. Even more pleasing was that it was the first grading in a very long time where everyone passed successfully highlighting the hard work and preparation that students and teachers had been putting in. Results: 12th Kyu (Yellow Belt) Mehi Whala James

2018 – Autumn Grading
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Well done to those that attended the Autumn Grading, it was great to see some real positive improvement among those that challenged with most people passing confidently. For those that were not successful this time please continue too work hard on your basics, frequently refer to the grading requirements for your level and ask for