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THIS WEEK @ SCK:

18th Feb – 24th Feb Progress Checks: White – 10th Kyu 20th Squad Training 6:00 – 7:00am 23rd Japanese with Rika Sensei (11:40am start) 23rd Success Loading Seminar 1:00 – 3:00pm 23rd Registration closes for Kyu Grading Register here: NEXT WEEK @ SCK: 25th Feb – 3rd March Progress Checks: 9th – 6th Kyu & Little Champions 27th Squad Training…

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY:

Way back in February 2013, Anthony was awarded his Little Champions Black stripe belt. Anthony has continued on training and has since gone on the earn the rank of 2nd Kyu (brown Belt). Thank you for training at SCK Anthony. It’s been a pleasure working with you for so many years. We hope that 2019 is a great year in…

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JAPANESE IN THE DOJO:

Here are a couple of words that we have been practicing in the dojo throughout last week in our Little Champions Program. Please: Onegaishimasu Thank You: Arigatou gozaimashita Our U3A Sunshine Coast students also did a great job learning these words last week. If you are eager to learn the Japanese language, Rika Sensei will be resuming Japanese lessons at…

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Mushin

MUSHIN: ‘The Japanese term Mushin is a shortened version of the Zen expression “mushin no shin” which translates as “the mind without mind” or “no-mindness.” This means a fully awake and aware mind not fixed or occupied by emotion or thought (implying the eyes or any other sensory input also not fixed or occupied on any specific awareness, action or…

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3 Days To Go… Calling All Ladies

Today we want to talk about the girls in the dojo.  Before we get too far into this blog post, I want to be upfront that I’m writing this post from a males perspective, based on 35 years of involvement in Chito-Ryu. For a long time, most martial arts have been very male dominated.  It’s usually men that hold the…

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2019 Gold Coast Cup

All Chito-Ryu Karateka are welcome to enter, with divisions for all ages and skill levels. For the Little Champions (4-7years) and Junior Beginners we have included the popular Kumite Tag events. New for 2019 – Kobudo Kata Entries close Saturday 9th March Entry forms are available on the website: http://www.gckarate.com.au/events/2019-gold-coast-cup-sunday-17-march/

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Freshen Up & Re-Focus

Our karate kids are back to school and for the most part, putting some great runs on the board in the dojo. We had a couple of hot and sweaty training sessions last week and it was difficult for some of our students to maintain a good level of focus that would keep them on the road of “progress.” To…

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6 Days to Go…. Just for FUN!

As we continue to count down the days until our annual Come & Try Day, we wanted to give you a chance to take a sneak peek at some of the fun we have at our social gatherings.  These social gatherings are a whole lot of fun for the whole family and a fantastic way to come together to celebrate…

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