Tag: Karate

Tag: Karate

Ground Self-defence Seminar
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Members of the Gold Coast Chito-Ryu Karate Dojo took advantage of the opportunity to learn some basic self-defence techniques from the ground in a special seminar on Friday. The seminar was led by Adam Glachan, a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and covered what to do when caught in common positions on the ground. The

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Autumn Grading 2021
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Well done to everyone who stepped up to challenge themselves at the Autumn Grading. There were some really good stand out performances demonstrating a confident understanding of the requirements for their level and great spirit showing they are ready to move up to the next level. As often happens at a grading some students were

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Karate and the importance of etiquette
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Studying martial arts is different from playing sports. While playing sports teaches teamwork and sportsmanship—both essential and highly valuable skills—martial arts adds an extra layer to this. This layer is called etiquette and it’s a form of good manners. But, in the dojo, etiquette goes even further than simple good manners. Building this etiquette in

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Committed to Black Belt Seminar
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On Sunday  8 November we held a “Committed to Black Belt” seminar at the Ashmore dojo. At Gold Coast Chito-Ryu Karate we do not have any special “Black Belt Clubs” that provide extra opportunities for those that pay for it. As far as we are concerned every student that walks in the door and is

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Karate is teaching my son good manners.
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An eye-opener and a moment of unexpected pride. I’m always proud of my children. But something happened recently that gave me an unexpected moment of pride in my son. My son doesn’t share my passion for karate. He doesn’t mind doing it but he’s not interested in fine- tuning his technique. He’d rather help out

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