Grading Reminder… Monday (tomorrow) 22nd April 2013 –
Pee wee (4 – 7 years): 4 – 4:45pm
Junior (8 – 11 years) White to Yellow Belt: 5 – 6pm
Junior (8 – 11 years) Orange Belt and above: 6 – 7pm
Adults: 7 – 8.30pm
The Onehunga Dojo address is 128A Onehunga Mall, Onehunga.
There is parking at the rear of the building in front of the YMCA Gym.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the grading time to allow the students to warm up. Please also ensure their Gi is ironed.
Good luck to all participating!
Download the Samurai Karate New Zealand 2013 Calendar here
2013 Samurai karate Camp Registration now available for print or download.
2013 Camp flyer
We’ve cracked open Facebook, and gyaku zuki’d a page out of it. Be sure to check us out, post things up… like like like… etc. Cheers.
Photos of Sensei Kohji’s visit to Auckland are now up… to to the Gallery!
Calling all those down South… send us your photos! :)
Samurai Karate NZ is pleased to host Sensei Kohji Doi during his visit to New Zealand in May 2012.
Sensei Doi is the head Instructor at the SWKA (Shukokai World Karate Association) Honbu Dojo , Kobe, Japan. Sensei Doi is graded 6th dan, Jun Shihan, Renshi. He is also a highly qualified JKF (Japan Karate federation) Referee and Instructor ranked 4th dan. Sensei will be in New Zealand to teach 3 Kata and their application (Bunkai). Whilst here Sensei Doi will also officially open The new Ponsonby Dojo. All students are invited to train with our special guest.
Sensei Kohji Doi 6th dan
Head Instructor SWKA Honbu Dojo, Kobe, Japan
Saturday 12th of May - Ponsonby Dojo
Niseishi: 1.00 – 4.00pm
Sunday 13th of May- Onehunga Dojo
Matsumura Rohai: 1.30 – 4pm
Wednesday 16th of May - Onehunga Dojo
Juroku: 6.30 – 8.30pm
1 Seminar $30
2 Seminars $50
3 Seminars $65
This years camp will be held in. It’s sure to be another awesome one! Download the flyer here.
Training with Sensei Paul Mitchell 8th Dan Hanshi - Chief Instructor Samurai Karate International
April Friday 13th- Sunday15th
Cost: $220.00 (Includes: Courses, all meals, accommodation)
Camp will Commence at 5.30pm
Black belt grading: There will be a black belt grading on Friday night starting at 8pm.
Activities: A range of activities will be included on the camp including sports, movies on Saturday night and Kayaking.
Transfers: There will be transfers available for those flying in from the Auckland.
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The 2011 NZ Shukokai Calendar is now out. See the dates below, or click here to download.
2012 Samurai Karate Calendar of Events
Monday 9th – Onehunga Dojo Opens
Saturday 29th – KNZ Summer Camp
Sunday 30th – KNZ Summer Camp
Tuesday 7th- Term 1 Starts
Thursday 9th – Ponsonby Dojo Opens
Sunday 12th – Competition training Onehunga Dojo 11am
Saturday 25th – Wayne Otto Seminar
Sunday 26th – Wayne Otto Seminar
Sunday 11th – Competition Training Onehunga Dojo 11am
Sunday 25th – Auckland Grading’s
Thursday 29th to Sunday 1st – Sangokan Training Melbourne
Sunday 1st – Auckland Development Comp
Thursday 5th – Term 1 ends
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th – Samurai Karate Annual Camp with Hanshi Paul Mitchell Note 14th and 15th NZ Open Christchurch
Sunday 22nd – Competition Training Onehunga Dojo 11am
Monday 23rd – term 2 Starts
Thursday 26th – Dunedin Grading and Course
Friday 27th to Sunday 29th – Central Otago Courses and grading’s
Sunday 13th – Auckland secondary Schools Comp
Sunday 20th – Competition Training Onehunga Dojo 11am
Sunday 10th – Auckland regional champs
Sunday 17th – Central Nth Island Champs
Sunday 24th – Auckland Grading’s
Friday 29th- Term 2 Ends
Saturday 7th/Sunday 9th – NZ Nationals Wellington
Saturday 14th – Samurai Champs Alexandra
Monday 16th – Term 3 Starts
Sunday 22nd – Competition Training Onehunga Dojo 11am
Thursday 2nd – Dunedin Course and Grading
Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th – Central Otago Course and Grading
Sunday 19th – Competition training Onehunga Dojo 11am
Monday 20th to Sunday 26th – Japan Black Belt Training
Sunday 26th – Auckland Open Champs
Sunday 9th – Competition training Onehunga Dojo 11am
Friday 14th to Sunday 16th – Oceania Champs Sydney
Sunday 23rd – Auckland Grading’s
Friday 28th – Term 3 ends
Sunday 14th – Competition Training Onehunga Dojo 11am
Monday 15th – Term 4 Starts
Friday 26th to Sunday 28th – Kawata Cup Melbourne
Wednesday 31st – Sangokan Training Melbourne
Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th – Sangokan Training – Melbourne
Saturday 10th – Auckland Awards Night
Thursday 22nd – Dunedin course and Grading
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th – Central Otago Course and Grading
Saturday 24th – Sth Island Senior Awards Night
Sunday 2nd – Auckland Grading’s
Saturday 8th – Auckland Kids Xmas BBQ Cornwall Park
Wednesday 19th – Onehunga Dojo last training
Thanks to everyone that helped make the 2011 Samurai Champs another success. It was a great day.
Congratulations to all the competitors for getting out there and representing their Dojo.
You will find pictures you can purchase at http://demo.upixphotos.com/.
Also, be sure to check out the pictures in the gallery.
After checking through the results and entering them into spreadsheet tallies, the official results by dojo were as follows:
Congratulations to Alexandra for taking the title yet again! Also for hosting such a great event and having such a great turnout. Well Done! :)
Congratulations to Arrowtown’s Anna Leat for being selected to represent New Zealand in the Commonwealth Karate Championships in Australia in July!
Anna has a great write up in Queenstown’s local paper The Mountain Scene, click here to read it.
All the best Anna, you will do Shukokai New Zealand proud :)