Category Archives: Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (May 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 – May 2018 Newsletter (PDF 2.2MB).

Latest News:

  • SCK is in the running to win a share of $6000 in Telstra’s Connected Community Program
  • Upcoming Events (May – June 2018, plus all 2018 gradings, tournaments & camps)

SCK Students:

  • New Sports Awards For Little Champions & Karate Kids
  • “Confidence” Colouring Competition Winner… Na’Ila Khan
  • Attendance Recognition – Top Training Students in March & April
  • Committed to Excellence Awards
  • New Students
  • Student Birthday’s
  • Quotes of the Month
  • Website Upgrade
  • April Grading Results
  •  Japanese with Rika Sensei
  • Term 2 Sweat & Stretch Class

Download the newsletter now:  May 2018 Newsletter (PDF 2.2MB).

Can you help us win first prize of $5000?

Sunshine Coast Karate is one of 3 community groups in the running to win a share of $6000 in prizes.  The more votes we get the more chances we have of winning the main prize.  You can vote more than once, but limited to one vote per person per day.  Voting open Monday 7 May and ends on Sunday 3 June.

Vote instore at any of the following Telstra Stores:

  • Telstra Store Maroochydore, Opposite Coles – Shop123 / Sunshine Plaza, Horton Parade, Maroochydore, Q, 4558
  • Telstra Store Sunshine Plaza, Near Kmart – Shop 243 / Sunshine Plaza, Horton Parade, Maroochydore, Q, 4558
  • Telstra Store Noosa, Shop T1003/4 Noosa Civic Centre, 28 Eenie Creek Rd, Noosaville QLD 4566

 

March 2018 Newsletter

The latest newsletter (March 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 – March 2018 Newsletter (PDF 4.3MB).

Latest News:

  • SCK is expanding
  • Easter Family Picnic & Training Day – Sunday, 25th March
  • Upcoming Events (Mar – April 2018, plus all 2018 gradings, tournaments & camps)

SCK Students:

  • Committed To Black Belt
  • Sign On Day Success
  • Attendance Recognition
    • Little Champions – Timothy Probert (17 lessons)
    • Karate Kids – William Baarslag (19 lessons)
    • Teens/Adult: Justin Otto (21 lessons)
  • Welcome New Students
  • Student Birthday’s
  • Quotes of the Month
  • Committed To Excellence
    • Tayah Thompson (Certificate – 2 years training at SCK)
    • Miguel & Faith Hardy (Bronze Medal – 3 years training at SCK) 
    • Matai Doughty (Silver Medal – 5 years training at SCK) 
    • Sami Phillips (Gold Medal – 7 years training at SCK)
  • Karate4Life.com.au – Website upgrade
  • Sunshine Coast Tournament – 18th March
  • Bodies By Design

Download the newsletter now:  March 2018 Newsletter (PDF 4.3MB).

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).