Monday, January 12, 2015

New Timetable for Belmont Dojo-February 2015

The new timetable for the Belmont Dojo is effective from Monday 2nd February 2015.


Tiger-Orange to Maroon:          4.55pm to 5.25pm
Tiger-Green and Purple:            5.30pm to 6.10pm (including sparring)
Tiger-Brown and Adv. Brown:  6.10pm to 6.50pm (including sparring)

Beginner:   7.20pm to 7.55pm

General Senior / Lion:  8.00pm to 9.00pm afterwards sparring


Dragon:     4.20pm to 4.50pm

Tiger-Orange to Maroon: 4.55pm to 5.25pm
Tiger-Green and Purple: 5.30pm to 6.10pm (including sparring)
Tiger-Brown and Adv. Brown: 6.10pm to 6.50pm (including sparring)

Beginner: 7.20pm to 7.55pm

Black Belt: 8.00pm


Dragon: 4.20pm to 4.50pm

Tiger-Orange to Maroon: 4.55pm to 5.25pm
Tiger-Green and Purple: 5.30pm to 6.00pm
Tiger-Brown and Adv. Brown: 6.00pm to 6.30pm

Beginner:   6.35pm to 7.10pm

General Senior / Lion:  7.15pm to 8.15pm afterwards sparring

Subject to amendment (if necessary) as the year progresses.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Kagami Biraki Beach Training-Sunday 8th February 2015

The Kagami Biraki is the most important training session of the year-please make an effort to attend and be on time. This is a very special ceremonial training session to welcome in the New Year.

All students are encouraged to attend-from Beginners through to Black Belt Students.
The Kagami Biraki will be held at Torquay at the same location as last year-

  • end of Darian Road (on the left hand side as you enter Torquay) at Fisherman's Beach
  • starting at 9.00am sharp
  • approximately one hour class
  • please wear bathers under your gi and bring a towel and change of clothes

Family and friends are welcome to attend.


Leopold End of Year Beach Training 2014


Australia Day Public Holiday

The Belmont and Torquay Dojos will be closed on the Australia Day Public Holiday. 

Return to Black Belt Training 2015

The first Black Belt Class for 2015 will be a General Class at the Belmont Dojo on Tuesday 3rd February at 8.00pm.


Return to Training 2015

The Zenshin Dojos with return to training on the following dates.

These dojos will operate as normal:

East Geelong-Friday 2nd January 2015
Torquay-Monday 5th January 2015
Herne Hill-Thursday 8th January 2015
Leopold-Thursday 8th January 2015
Highton-Sunday 18th January 2015

The Belmont Dojo will reopen on Monday 5th January with revised times for January ONLY.
This schedule applies for Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in January 2015.
  • Combined Tiger (all levels)-4.55pm to 5.30pm (Sparring Tuesday only)
  • Beginner-6.00pm to 6.35pm
  • Combined Senior Graded (all levels)-6.40pm to 7.40pm
  • Thursday ONLY-Senior Sparring Class 7.40pm

  • Belmont Classes now have a new training shedule as from Monday 2nd February 2015-please refer to altered timetable for details.


    Sunday, December 7, 2014

    Recent Black Belt Promotions-November 2014

    Special congratulations to our new Shihan Paul who received his Rokudan (6th Dan)...an outstanding achievement after 30 plus years of martial arts training!

    Congratulations also to the other very worthy Dan recipients: Sensei John from our Ballarat Dojo and Senpai Julia to Nidan.

    Congratulations to the following on their Shodan promotion-Senpai Quentin, Senpai Daniel, Senpai Darcy from Geelong, and Senpai Dane and Senpai Tait from Ballarat.

    A very inspirational performance throughout the day.

    More photos of this promotion can be viewed at Black Belt Promotion Photos 2014