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2020 Autumn Grading
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This was a very special grading with the current events of the world and as it has turned out, our last major event for a while due to COVID-19. We had a large number of students step up to grade. Some hadn’t graded for a while, others had stepped up from the Little Champions and

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2020 QLD Chito-Ryu Karate Camp – Cancelled
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Due to the health and safety concerns of the COVID-19 situation the 2020 QLD Chito-Ryu Karate Camp has unfortunately been cancelled. Camp Registration Form Download – Event Cancelled The QLD Chito-Ryu Karate Camp is held every year around April/May. The hosting of the QLD Karate Camp is alternated between the Sunshine Coast Karate Club (odd

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Little Champions Tournament
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At the start of each year before the competition season begins we hold a Little Champions Tournament at the dojo.  This event in a familiar supportive environment gives our Little Champions a taste of what competition is like before the main events during the year.  We have always found this to be a great stepping stone

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2020 GC Karate Competition
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The first major karate Tournament for Queensland Chito-Ryu Karate is being held on the Gold Coast on the 1 March. Entry is open to all Chito-Ryu Karate-Do members.   When: Sunday 1st March 2020 Where: Trinity Lutheran College (Senior Campus) – Ashmore Rd, Molendinar QLD Hosted by:  GC Chito-Ryu Karate Club Inc. Registration: 8:30am Competition

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2020 Gold Coast Karate Calendars
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The 2020 Gold Coast Calendars are available to order for just $25. A great way to plan your karate year with each month highlighting all the karate events that are happening.  * Orders close Saturday 15 February The 2020 Calendar features: February 2020 – January 2021 Months Large 28 x 37cm size. All karate events

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2019 Little Champions Karateka of the Year
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Congratulations to our 2019 Little Champions Karateka of the Year – Hana Nishiura Hana joined Gold Coast Chito-Ryu Karate earlier in the year and quickly demonstrated that she was someone keen to do well and ready to learn. As the year progressed Hana increased the number of classes she was doing and her karate really

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2019 Juniors Karateka of the Year
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Congratulations to our 2019 Juniors Karateka of the Year – Yusuf El-Deeb Our juniors have had a great year with many students working hard and improving so much which made choosing the Junior Karateka of the Year a very difficult job. Yusuf stood out for a number of reasons.  Number one being his consistency, throughout

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2019 Budoka of the Year
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Congratulations to our 2019 Budoka of the Year – Monica Lester The Budoka of the Year is awarded to the member that best displays the budo spirit and contributes to the growth and promotion of Chito-Ryu Karate. Monica is a consistent presence at the dojo rain or shine, throughout the year Monica has struggled with

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2019 Seniors Karateka of the Year
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Congratulations to our 2019 Seniors Karateka of the Year – John Lenton Our seniors continue to go from strength to strength with some terrific karateka making their way through the ranks throughout 2019. Choosing our Senior Karateka of the Year was a difficult task. I had narrowed it down to a couple of likely candidates

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Thank you for a Great 2019
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Wow, what an amazing year we have had! The dojo has gone from strength to strength with the standard of karate and the dedication of the students at an all time high.   New Black Belts This year we gained two more senior black belts with Sam Lenton and Brendan Young grading to shodan (1st

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