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February 2018 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (February 2018 edition) is now available for download.  Hard copies are available from the dojo or on the dojo noticeboard, or you can view it online – February 2018 Newsletter (PDF 3.2MB).

Latest News:

  • Record Class Sizes!!
  • Back to School Reminder
  • Sign on Day
  • Upcoming Events (Feb – Mar 2018, plus all 2018 gradings, tournaments & camps)

SCK Students:

  • Squad now Forming
  • Class Booking Reminder
  • Young Leaders Making A Difference
  • Welcome Back Sensei Helen
  • Attendance Recognition
    • Little Champions – Na’ila Khan & Maria Kahn (12 lessons)
    • Karate Kids – Sam Phillips (31 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Bailey Keefe (45 lessons)
  • Welcome New Students
  • Student Birthday’s
  • Quotes of the Month
  • Committed To Excellence
    • 5 Years Training – Lachlan Edwards
  • Little Champions Success
  • Beach Training Fun

Download the newsletter now: February 2018 Newsletter (PDF 3.2MB).

 

Welcome Back To The Dojo For 2018

We hope that you have had a great Christmas and the opportunity to enjoy time with family and hopefully a bit of a rest as well.  2017 was a big year in the dojo, but 2018 is set to be even bigger and better.

Already we’ve had a lot of members back in the dojo enjoying unlimited training for all members on offer throughout January.

Here’s a bit of a welcome back letter that going out to all members giving a review of some of the highlights from last year, taking a look at how we’re kicking off the new year, a few ideas for some training goals to work towards and more…

Have a read now…  2018 New Year Letter (PDF, 2.7MB).

And don’t forget beach training coming up this Saturday, 20th January, 6:00-7:30am down at Mooloolaba Beach.

We’re still getting all of the dates for this year into the calendar but here are a few key ones to work towards.  Please note, that QLD tournament dates are still yet to be confirmed, as venues have not yet been booked, so some other dates may change if we are unable to secure venues for the desired dates.

Kyu Gradings

  • Sat, 24 Feb
  • Sat, 28 Apr
  • Sat, 30 Jun
  • Sat, 25 Aug
  • Sat, 27 Oct
  • Sat, 8 Dec

Tournaments

  • Sun 18 Mar – Sunshine Coast *TBC
  • Sun 20 May – Sydney, NSW
  • Sun 24 Jun – Gold Coast *TBC
  • Sun 12 Aug – QLD State Titles, Sunshine Coast *TBC
  • Sun 9 Sep – Gold Coast *TBC
  • Sun, 30 Sep – Nationals, Blue Mountains, NSW

Social Events

  • Sun 25 Mar – Easter Family Day
  • Sun 16 Dec – Xmas Family Day

Training Camps & Seminars

See you in the dojo….

PS.  Did we mention that the dojo is expanding?  We’re currently working on building a second training space upstairs, we hope to have work completed and open for more classes in the coming months.

 

December 2017 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (December 2017 edition) is now available for download.  Hard copies are available from the dojo or on the dojo noticeboard, or you can view it online – December 2017 Newsletter (PDF 4.2MB).

Latest News:

  • Christmas Family Day, AGM & End of Year Presentations
  • Space for Rent
  • Upcoming Events (Dec 2017 – Jan 2018)

SCK Students:

  • Committed To Excellence
  • Guest instructors from Japan – Soke Sensei, Higuchi Sensei & Minowa Sensei
  • Attendance Recognition – Top Training Students
    • Little Champions – Na’ila Khan & Maria Kahn (14 lessons)
    • Karate Kids – Sam Phillips (26 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Klaudia Caston (29 lessons)
  • Welcome New Students
  • Student Birthday’s
  • 2018 Japan Training Scholarship

Challenge Yourself:

  • Dojo Records

Community & Fun:

  • Fun & Focus With Our Leadership Team Members
  • Nerf Battle Highlights

Download the newsletter now: December 2017 Newsletter (PDF 4.2MB).

November 2017 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (November 2017 edition) is now available for download.  Hard copies are available from the dojo or on the dojo noticeboard, or you can view it online – 2017 November Newsletter (PDF 3.8MB).  Read the newsletter or follow the links below for blog posts, which expand on some of the newsletter items further.

Latest News:

SCK Students:

  • QLD Titles Success – results (PDF)
  • October Kyu Grading Results
  • Attendance Recognition – Top Training Students
    • Little Champions – Timothy Probert (13 lessons)
    • Karate Kids – Sam Phillips & Savannah Perdikis (24 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Bailey Keefe (29 lessons)
  • Welcome New Students
  • Celebrating Senpai David Strazzari
  • Student Birthday’s
  • 2018 Japan Training Scholarship

Challenge Yourself:

  • Dojo Records

Community & Fun:

  • Japanese Lessons at the Dojo (Saturday Class for 14 years +)
  • Some Sensei’s 2017 Australian Tour

Download the newsletter now:  2017 November Newsletter (PDF 3.8MB).

October 2017 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (October 2017 edition) is now available for download.  Hard copies are available from the dojo or on the dojo noticeboard, or you can view it online – October 2017 Newsletter (PDF 3.2MB).

Latest News:

SCK Students:

  • Committed to Excellence – Sean Wardell (1 yr), Miyuki Power (1 yr), Sonya Wright (3 yrs)
  • Michael Noonan Renshi (7th Dan) on the Sunshine Coast
  • Attendance Recognition – Top Training Students
    • Little Champions – Hayden Hosking (9 lessons)
    • Karate Kids – Faith Hardy (25 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Bailey Keefe (25 lessons)
  • Welcome New Students
  • Student Birthday’s

Challenge Yourself:

  • QLD State Title & Squad Classes
  • Dojo Records

Community & Fun:

  • Japanese Lessons at the Dojo (Saturday Class for 14 years +)
  • Some Sensei’s 2017 Australian Tour

Download the newsletter now: October 2017 Newsletter (PDF 3.2MB).

September 2017 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (September 2017 edition) is now available for download.  Hard copies are available from the dojo or on the dojo noticeboard, or you can view it online – Newsletter – September 2017 (PDF 3.4MB).

Latest News:

  • Soke Cup Results – Kumamoto, Japan
  • Space for Rent
  • Upcoming Events

SCK Students:

  • Little Champion Belt & Tip Promotions
  • August Kyu Grading & Leadership Results
  • Attendance Recognition
  • Top Training Students
    • Little Champions – Klaire Krausz (9 lessons)
    • Karate Kids – Bailey Keefe (16 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Justin Otto (26 lessons)
  • Welcome New Students
  • Student Birthday’s
  • Committed to Excellence – Bailey Keefe, 7 yrs

Challenge Yourself:

  • Dojo Records

Community & Fun:

  • Japanese Lessons at the Dojo (Saturday Class for 14 years +)
  • International Senior Grading Results
  • Soke Cup – Demonstrations
  • June Tournament Results

Blog Posts & Articles

Download the newsletter now: Newsletter – September 2017 (PDF 3.4MB).

July 2017 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (July 2017 edition) is now available for download.  Hard copies are available from the dojo or on the dojo noticeboard, or you can view it online – July 2017 Newsletter (PDF 6.4MB).

Latest News:

  • Australian Team Uniform Presentations
  • Space for Rent
  • Upcoming Events

SCK Students:

  • Congratulations Beau
  • Grading Results
  • New Students
  • Student Birthday’s
  • Attendance Recognition
  • Top Training Students
    • Little Champions – Timothy Probert (12 lessons)
    • Karate Kids -Sami Phillips (27 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Bailey Keefe (30 lessons)

Challenge Yourself:

  • Fight-a-Thon Fundraiser’s
  • Dojo Records

Community & Fun:

  • Japanese Lessons at the Dojo (Saturday Class for 14 years +)
  • ?Over 50’s U3A Class
  • Shihan Martin Phillips Visits the Gold Coast Dojo
  • June Tournament Results

Download the newsletter now: July 2017 Newsletter (PDF 6.4MB).

June 2017 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (June 2017 edition) is now available for download.  Hard copies are available from the dojo or on the dojo noticeboard, or you can view it online – 2017 June Newsletter (PDF 6.7MB).

Latest News:

  • Black Belt Gradings
  • Space for Rent
  • Upcoming Events

SCK Students:

  • Aabid – Playing to Win
  • New Belts for our Little Champions
  • New Students
  • Student Birthday’s
  • Attendance Recognition
  • Top Training Students
    • Little Champions – Maya Batic (9 lessons)
    • Karate Kids -Savannah Perdikis (29 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Bailey Keefe (31 lessons)

Challenge Yourself:

  • June Tournament
  • Dojo Records

Community & Fun

  • QLD Karate Camp
  • Japanese Lessons at the Dojo (Saturday Class for 14 years +)
  • ?Japanese Immersion Day at USC

Download the newsletter now: 2017 June Newsletter (PDF 6.7MB).

May 2017 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (May 2017 edition) is now available for download.  Hard copies are available from the dojo or on the dojo noticeboard, or you can view it online – May 2017 Newsletter (PDF 4.6MB).

Latest News:

  • Over 50’s Class
  • Australian Team Members
  • Space for Rent
  • Upcoming Events

SCK Students:

  • Tournament Results
  • Grading Results
  • New Students
  • Student Birthdays
  • Attendance Recognition
  • Top Training Students:
    • Little Champions – Sergio Cuellar (9 lessons)
    • Karate Kids -Sam Phillips (39 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Bailey Keefe (26 lessons)

Challenge Yourself:

  • June Tournament
  • Dojo Records

Community & Fun

  • Easter Family Picnic & Training Day Photos
  • Japanese Lessons at the Dojo (Saturday Class for 14 years +)

Download the newsletter now: May 2017 Newsletter (PDF 4.6MB).

April 2017 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (April 2017 edition) is now available for download.  Hard copies are available from the dojo or on the dojo noticeboard, or you can view it online – April 2017 Newsletter (PDF 3.5MB).

Latest News:

  • Class allocations
  • Space for Rent
  • Upcoming Events

SCK Students:

  • Just for Fun!
  • Committed to Excellence Awards
  • In-House Tournament Results
  • New Students
  • Student Birthday’s
  • Attendance Recognition.
  • Top Training Students:
    • Little Champions – Tayah Thompson (12 lessons)
    • Karate Kids – Sam Phillips (47 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Bailey Keefe (37 lessons)

Challenge Yourself:

  • School Holiday Program
  • Dojo Records

Achieve More:

  • Chit?-Ry? Karate-D? Sh?wa

Community & Fun

  • Easter Family Picnic & Training Day

Download the newsletter now: April 2017 Newsletter (PDF 3.5MB).