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February Zoom Class

05
Feb
2023

This February's Zoom class will be this Sunday at 4pm for 30 minutes. Don't forget Karter will be taking the class rather than Sensei.

This month's theme is Stronger Faster Strikes.

There is a special Zoom Class entry for your karate journey.

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Update to the website

04
Feb
2023

A small change has been made to the Home page on our website. You can now see when the second class includes Kobudo training along with the weapon we will be will be using.

Next month, for the first time, we start training with Sai!


First Class of 2023!

25
Jan
2023

Happy New Year! Wednesday is our very first class of 2023. It is the start of an exciting year of karate, including the introduction of a new weapons to our Kubudo class. This is a good time to think about any karate goals you have for this year?

The instructors are all looking forward to training with you this year and supporting you on your karate journey.


Rainbro Completes in Tournament

08
Jan
2023

Book three, Rainbro Completes in Tournament, has been published and is available from the Amazon bookstore.

Copies have been ordered so you can get your copy from the dojo at the special club price.


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World Braille Day 2023

04
Jan
2023

World Braille Day commemorates the invention of the Braille system by a Frenchman, Louis Braille, who was injured in an accident when he was quite young.

Louis would have been 214 years old today.


Rainbro's Colouring Books

03
Jan
2023

There are now mini colouring PDF books you can download from the Rainbro page. Each book has pictures of the main characters from each story.

You will have to find your own crayons.

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2022 in pictures.

24
Dec
2022

We have had our final class and what a year we have had.

Here are some pictures from this year. Remember you can add your 2022 memories to the dojo gallery.

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Christmas Class 2022

14
Dec
2022

On the 14th December we will have our Christmas class. There will be lots of games and fun. There will be gifts, lollies and Christmas crackers.

This will be our last class of the year. We back on 25th January 2023!

All students have are welcome both past and present. This has been another great year for the club and it would be wonderful to see you before we all head off to celebrate Christmas.

If you cannot make it I hope you have a fantastic Christmas and an awesome 2023!


No December Zoom Class

04
Dec
2022

There will be no Zoom class this month. This is due to Sensei not being available to take the class. Apologies for the short notice.


November Zoom Class

06
Nov
2022

This November's Zoom class will be this Sunday at 4pm for 30 minutes. Don't forget Karter will be taking the class rather than Sensei.

This month's theme is Kata Saifa. This will be really good for those looking to grade to blue belt.

There is a special Zoom Class entry for your karate journey.

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Code of Conduct

27
Oct
2022

Next Wednesday we will be looking at the club's Code of Conduct.

We will take a couple of minutes so that we can come up with something that everyone can agreed to.

This is very important and your input is needed.


Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

26
Oct
2022

On Wednesday 26th October we will have our Halloween class. Remember to dress up in your best Halloween costume.

Can you survive the Zombie Apocalypse?
Is your karate strong enough to hold back the hordes of prowling zombies?
Can you defeat a zombie with a single strike?
Come to class and find out if you are a survivor or a snack.

See if you can spot the T-Rex. Find out if dinosaurs can do kata!

There will be gooey lollies and ghostly games. Can you scare Sensei?


New photos in the Gallery

16
Oct
2022

New photos have been added from gradings and classes to the gallery. If you have photos you would like to add feel free to do so.

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Spring 2022 Newsletter

09
Oct
2022

Here is the Spring issue of Ability the New Zealand Disability Karate Association Newsletter.

Find out about our special classes and a few tips on self-defence.

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October Zoom Class

02
Oct
2022

This October's Zoom class will be this Sunday at 4pm for 30 minutes. Don't forget Karter will be taking the class rather than Sensei.

This month's theme is Kata Sanchin. This will be really good for those looking to grade to green belt.

There is a special Zoom Class entry for your karate journey.

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No Class this Week

07
Sep
2022

This is a reminder that tonight's classes have been cancelled. The hall is in use this evening for an event called, Its in the ballot.
Classes will be back to normal next week.


September Zoom Class

04
Sep
2022

We have made a few changes to our Zoom classes. From now on Zoom classes will be 30 minutes and will have a theme.

Zoom classes will still be on the first Sunday of the month at 4pm. Don't forget Karter will be taking the class rather than Sensei.

September's theme is Taikyoku Jodan (First Kata). This will be really good for those looking to grade to orange belt.

There is a special Zoom Class entry for your karate journey.


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Tane on the Telly

14
Aug
2022

I am sure you all remember Tane. He used to train in the second class before his family moved to Christchurch. Well you can see him again on the telly!

Whanau and friends can tune in tomorrow (Sunday 14th August) to TV2 at 8.30am as Tane will be on What Now!


Winter 2022 Newsletter

11
Aug
2022

Here is the Winter issue of Ability the New Zealand Disability Karate Association Newsletter.
Find out about the changes to the Zoom class and how you can get your copy of the next Rainbro book!

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No Classes this Wednesday

10
Aug
2022