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2019 Beach Training & BBQ
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A beautiful morning for some karate with the light smoke haze from the fires dulling the glare of the sun.  A good number of students from Gold Coast Chito-Ryu Karate where in attendance all set to have some karate fun as well of course with traditional karate training. Training started with 20 minutes of seiza

New Gold Coast Black Belt
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Congratulations to Gold Coast Chito-Ryu Karate-ka Brendan Young who successfully graded to Shodan at the QLD Chito-Ryu Karate Brown and Black Belt camp on the weekend. Everyone travels a different path to achieve their Chito-Ryu black belt and Brendan is certainly no different having come to Chito-Ryu Karate with a high level dan rank and

FREE School Holiday Activity
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Want to keep the kids busy and off the devices these school holidays? Come and enjoy 2 free karate classes at Gold Coast Chito-Ryu Karate. Our classes are fun, engaging and will get the kids moving. No experience necessary. No obligation to continue. Kids Classes are on: – Monday to Thursday (afternoon) 5:00-5:50 – Tuesday

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

World Title Success!
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Our team for the 2019 Soke Cup held in Penticton, Canada has returned achieving a great result with 3 Gold medals and 6 Bronze Medals. Whilst results are awarded to individuals it was the contribution of everyone in the team through the months of training, preparation and support right up until they stood on the

2019 Soke Cup Team
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July 26 – 28 the 2019 Soke Cup is being held in Penticton, Canada and 5 members of the Gold Coast dojo will be representing the Gold Coast dojo and Australia at this prestigious event. The Soke Cup is the world titles for Chito-Ryu Karate-Do and is only held every 3 years.  This event brings

2019 QLD Chito-Ryu Karate State Titles
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The 2019 QLD Chito-Ryu Karate State Titles were a great success with a record number of competitors and a great standard of competition all day.   There were many strong performances with our overall tournament champions being:- Little Champions Tournament Champion – Liam Glover (Gold Coast) Junior Tournament Champion – Raiyan Khan (Sunshine Coast) Senior

2019 QLD Chito-Ryu Karate State Titles
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Schedule Tournament Schedule:- 2019 – QLD State Titles – Schedule Entry Forms Entry forms are now available for the 2019 QLD Chito-Ryu Karate State Titles. This is always a great event and we would love to see as many competitors there as possible. Events include:- Kata Team Kata Kobudo Kumite Kumite Tag Team Kumite There

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