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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Changes to the Training Schedule at the Torquay Dojo-Saturday Classes only

The new starting times for the Torquay Dojo on Saturday’s only are as follows

8:00 to 8:30Beginners
8:35 to 9:05 -Dragons
9:10 to 9:40- Tigers Orange to Maroon
9:45 to 10:15Tigers Green to Purple
10:15 to 10:30Tigers Sparring Green to Brown 1st Kyu
10:35 to 11:10Tiger Brown to Brown 1st Kyu.
11:15 to 12:15Seniors Orange to Black
12:15 to 12:30Seniors Sparring


Sunday, March 5, 2017

Kyu Grade Promotion-March 2017


The next Kyu Grade Promotion will be held at the Belmont Headquarters on Sunday 19th March 2017.


Seniors and Lions-9.00am
Tigers-8.00am

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.

Black Belt Training-March 2017

Dates for Black Belt Students-

Tuesday 7th March-General
Tuesday 14th March-Kata/Kali
Tuesday 21st March-Technique
Sunday 26th March-No Sunday Class
Tuesday 28th March-Sparring
Tuesday 4th April-General
Tuesday 11th April-Weapons Kata/Kihon

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
  • Senior Black Belt Students are reminded Black Belt Training may begin between 7.40 and 8.00pm, so please be prepared for an early start
  • 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)

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Highton Dojo-Sunday 26th March 2017

The Highton Dojo will be closed for classes on Sunday 26th March 2017. 

Monday 13th March 2017-Labour Day Public Holiday

The Belmont and Torquay Dojos will be closed on Monday 13th March for the Labour Day Public Holiday.
Classes will run as normal on Saturday 11th March at Torquay and Sunday 12th March at Highton.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Black Belt Training-February 2017

Dates for Black Belt Students-
Tuesday 7th February-Technique
Tuesday 14th February-Sparring
Tuesday 21st February-Weapons (Kihon/Kata)
Tuesday 28th February-Weapons (Kumite)
Tuesday 7th March-General
Tuesday 14th March-Kata/Kali

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
  • Senior Black Belt Students are reminded Black Belt Training may begin between 7.40 and 8.00pm, so please be prepared for an early start
  • 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)

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Kyu Grade Promotion-February 2017

The next Kyu Grade Promotion will be held at the Belmont Headquarters on Sunday 19th February 2017.


Seniors and Lions-9.00am
Tigers-8.00am

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.