Sunday, February 7, 2016

Black Belt Training Schedule-February 2016

Dates for Black Belt Students-

Tuesday 9th February-Kata and Kali
Tuesday 16th February-Technique
Sunday 21st February-Kyu Grade Promotion
Sunday 21st February-Return to Training Highton Dojo 10am Class
Tuesday 23rd February-Sparring
Wednesday 24th February-Training returning to East Geelong Dojo, Senior Citizens Hall, Godfrey Street
Tuesday 1st March-General

N.B Above schedule subject to change if necessary
  • 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)

Thursday, February 4, 2016

East Geelong returns to Senior Citizens Hall-Godfrey Street, Thomson

Renovations are completed at East Geelong Dojo as a result we return to Godfrey Street as from Wednesday 24th February including Fridays thereafter at normal previous times. Thank you for your patience and the inconvenience you may have experienced with short notice.
We are very appreciative to the Newcomb Cricket and Football Club Committee for their hospitality and the opportunity to use the space for our training.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Kyu Grade Promotion-February 2016

The next Kyu Grade Promotion will be held at the Belmont Headquarters on Sunday 21st February 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.

Kagami Biraki Beach Training-Sunday 7th February 2016

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.

Belmont Dojo Timetable

As from Monday 1st February the Belmont Dojo will return to the normal timetable.
Black Belt Training returns-Tuesday 2nd February at 8pm with a General Class.

Belmont Timetable is available to view online: Zenshin Class Timetable

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Diary Dates for 2016

Important Dates for your diary-

Monday 4th January-Return to Training Belmont and Torquay Dojo
Please note altered timetable for Belmont (January Only). This schedule applies for Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in January 2016.
  • Combined Tiger (all levels)-4.55pm to 5.30pm (Sparring Tuesday only)
  • Tiger Green onwards-extra 5.30pm to 5.50pm
  • Beginner-6.15pm to 6.45pm
  • Combined Senior Graded (all levels)-6.50pm to 7.50pm
  • Monday ONLY-Senior Sparring Class 7.50pm
  • Black Belt Training will resume on Tuesday 2nd February 2016 will a General Class at the Belmont Dojo
Thursday 7th January-Return to Training Herne Hill and Leopold Dojo
Sunday 31st January-Kyu Grade Promotion
Monday 1st February-Belmont Classes revert to normal timetable
Tuesday 2nd February-General Black Belt Class at 8pm
Sunday 7th February-Kagami Biraki 9.00am start
Monday 8th February-Dragons classes resume at Belmont Dojo: Tuesday and Thursdays
Sunday 21st February-Return to Training Highton Dojo

Highton Dojo-Closed until Sunday 21st February 2016

Due to floor resurfacing at the Highton Dojo, the Dojo will be closed until Sunday 21st February.
our apologies for the inconvenience.