Friday, April 15, 2016

Kyu Grade Promotion-April 2016

The next Kyu Grade Promotion will be held at the Belmont Headquarters on Sunday 24th April 2016.

Seniors and Lions-9.00am

Please be on time, and place forms and payment in a named envelope.

  • Eligible students will be invited to attempt promotion by Hanshi.
  • All Senior Students (Purple onwards) are required to assist with children's classes as a pre-requisite for promotion ie if you are not assisting you will become ineligible for promotion. If, for some reason, a student is unable to assist please contact Hanshi as soon as possible.
  • In order for all students to grade to the next level they must participate in sparring classes. All students need to spar regularly before being invited to grade (either stripe or belt). If a student is not sparring then they will be ineligible for promotion.

Anzac Day Public Holiday-Monday 25th April 2016

The Belmont and Torquay Dojos will be closed for training on Monday 25th April due to the Anzac Day Public Holiday.

The Highton Dojo Sunday morning class will be operating as normal.
Doors open at 9am, and class starting at 10am.

All Senior, Kouhai and Lions students welcome to attend.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Junior Black Belt Promotion-March 2016

Congratulations to Kouhai Ben and Kouhai Archie-Well done!

Black Belt Training Schedule-April 2016

Dates for Black Belt Students-

Tuesday 5th April-General
Tuesday 12th April-Sparring
Tuesday 19th April-Weapons Kihon and Kata
Sunday 24th April-Kyu Grade Promotion
Monday 25th April-Anzac Day Public Holiday (Belmont and Torquay Dojo closed)
Tuesday 26th April-Weapons Kumite
Tuesday 3rd May-General
Sunday 15th May-Kyu Grade Promotion
Saturday 18th June-Senior Black Belt Promotion

N.B Above schedule subject to change if necessary
  • Senior Black Belt Students are reminded that training in Black Belt Class is a priority class, and all Black Belt students are expected to train unless Hanshi has received an apology prior to class
  • Lion (Junior) Shodan Black Belts permitted to train in-Sparring / General classes if they so desire (not mandatory though)
  • Lion (Junior) Nidan Black Belts permitted to train in all the above classes ( Recommended, although not mandatory)

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Easter Holiday-Dojo Closures

The Belmont, Highton, East Geelong and Torquay Dojos will be closed for training on Friday 25th March through to, and including Monday 28th March 2016.

The Belmont, Herne Hill and Leopold Dojos will be running classes as normal on Thursday 24th March 2016.