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2021 QLD Chito-Ryu Karate Camp
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>> Download the 2021 Camp – Registration Form 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 years) and the Gold Coast Karate Club (even years). The camp is a great fun event where you get to

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

2020 Annual Award Winners
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2020 Budoka of the Year – Merryn Jaffers Merryn’s amazing attitude has been evident throughout her training this year and, as a result of this attitude, Merryn’s technique has been maturing rapidly. She always sets a fantastic example whether as a leader for the younger students or in her own classes, and she is always willing

2020 Summer Grading Results
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The final grading of what has been an interesting year saw a very interesting grading with a range of results. In our White belt and Yellow belt grading we saw some solid performances with the majority of students successfully moving up the ranks. In these first groups of the grading we also had a few

2020 Summer Grading
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Date:  Friday 4 December   Schedule: Summer Grading Schedule Time Gradings Belt Size 17:00 White -> Yellow Henry Duyvestyn 1 Skye Wright 1 Jesse Barker 2 Isabella du Plessis 2 Daisy Ridley 2 Sienna Bauer 3 Francis Guillon 3 Nicolette Ridley 4 Tom Allibone 5 17:30 White + Yellow -> Orange & White Tilly McMillan

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

Dojo Re-Opening – Updated
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We are pleased to announce following the release of government guidelines that we are anticipating on re-opening the dojo on Friday 12 June. Tuesday 2 June. We will of course continue to monitor the situation and advise of any changes to this date. New Members Welcome We have space in some of our classes for

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

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

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