2018 Karate Calendar of Events

& Past Year Archives

Nov 2018

  • 10th: South Australia TJKN Belt Test with cross panel involvement. Hosted at Kensington Dojo.

Oct 2018

  • 26th-28th: The Qld Traditional Japanese Karate Network Karate Camp - Australia, Currimundi. Camp information & registration at...
  • 24th: Magill Primary by Callum M. Cross Training for TJKN clubs, South Australia.
  • 19th: UQ Dojo cross training with Fig Tree pocket dojo students with Sensei Sinn Chew. Start time 6pm UQ dojo in the gym complex. Queensland.

Sep 2018

  • Japan (Himeji) dojo(s) visit by Australian Karate Network contingent
  • TBD: The South Australia Traditional Japanese Karate Network Karate Camp - Australia, Adelaide.
  • 2-5th: Adelaide seminars by Shihan Jason Armstrong - details to come.

Aug 2018

  • 23rd: UQ Dojo cross training with Fig Tree pocket dojo students with Sensei Sinn Chew. Start time 6pm UQ dojo in the gym complex. Queensland.
  • 9th: Campbelltown Cross Training for TJKN clubs, South Australia.

July 2018

  • 4th: Adelaide seminar "Core technique biomechanicss & bunkai probablity/practicality" by Shihan Jason Armstrong - dojo location is the Magill dojo run by Callum Monagahn (Magill dojo location here...). 6:30pm start.

June 2018

May 2018

  • 31st: UQ Dojo cross training with Fig Tree pocket dojo students with Sensei Sinn Chew. Start time 6pm UQ dojo in the gym complex. Queensland.
  • 27th: Sanchin session in Rainbow Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Australia. Jason Armstrong Shihan & Adrian Cartland Sensei.
  • 12th: South Australia TJKN Belt Test with Cross panel involvement. Hosted at Kensington Dojo.

April 2018

  • 21st: Qld Jnr Trdaitional Karate Championships - host dojo Fig Tree Pocket
  • 17th: Fig Tree Pcoket Karate Dojo: Term 2 starts.
  • 14th & 15th: Southern California instructor training Bartholomay Hanshi, Sells Hanshi & Shihan Jason Armstrong.
  • 7th: Australian Traditional Karate Championships - Adelaide. Click here for details...

Mar 2018

  • 24th: Term 1 games day & party 9am to 9:40 for little tigers, 9:40 to 10:40 am all others.
  • 17th: Term 1 Belt test Fig Tree Pocket Dojo. arrive 8:50 and test 9am to 9:40 for little tigers, 9:40 to 11am all others.
  • 22nd: Ippon Shobu seminar by Sarven McLinton Sensei at Kensington dojo, South Australia.
  • 8th: Jason Armstrong Shihan, all ranks kumite strategy seminar in Adelaide - Kensington dojo 6:30-8pm.
  • 1st: UQ Dojo cross training with Fig Tree pocket dojo students with Sensei Sinn Chew. Start time 6pm UQ dojo in the gym complex. Queensland.

Feb 2018

  • 7th: West Beach Cross Training for TJKN clubs, South Australia

Jan 2018

  • 23rd: Fig Tree Pcoket Karate Dojo: Term 1 starts.

Dec 2017

  • 21st: Kumite seminar, Shihan Jason Armstrong. Fig Tree Pocket Cerebral Palsy Hall 5:45pm. Christmas drinks post training.
  • 14th: kumite mindset drills revision - green belts and above holiday training 10am-12noon . Moreton Island, Qld. Contact Jason Shihan for details...
  • 13th: Pinan review - green belts and above holiday training 3pm-4pm . Moreton Island, Qld. Contact Jason Shihan for details...
  • 12th: Exploration of Sanchin - blue belts and above holiday training 8am-10am . Moreton Island, Qld. Contact Jason Shihan for details...
  • 11th: Annanko in detail Part 2 - blue belts and above holiday training 8am-10am. Moreton Island, Qld. Contact Jason Shihan for details...
  • 10th: Annanko in detail Part 1 (8am-10am) Seienchin kata & bunkia review (3:30-5pm) - blue belts and above holiday training . Moreton Island, Qld. Contact Jason Shihan for details...
  • Adelaide Chikara-budo dojo kyu/jnr belt test and Christmas party.
  • 10th: Kumite strategy - mindeset and maai drills - blue belts and above holiday training 3pm-4:30pm. SE Qld, contact Jason Shihan for details...
  • 2nd: BBQ end of year South East Queensland at Biambi Yumba Park, Fig Tree Pocket.
  • 2nd: Term 4 belt test Fig Tree Pocket Dojo.

Nov 2017

  • 11th: Adelaide combined dojo belt test at Kensignton dojo.
  • 4th-5th: The Kids & Adult Kyu Ranks Queensland Karate Camp by the Traditional Japanese Karate Network - Currimundi. Camp information & registration at...

Oct 2017

  • 31st October Northern Beaches Karate Dojo: 5pm-7pm Jiu-Jitsu by Sensei Henry Walpole from Mackay Fight Club.
  • 26th: Fig Tree pocket dojo students with UQ Dojo with Sensei Sinn Chew. Start time 6pm UQ dojo in the gym complex.
  • 13th October Northern Beaches Karate Dojo: Morning session for black belts with Sensei Vern.
  • 13th October Northern Beaches Karate Dojo: 4pm Beach Session Bucasia Beach with Sensei Vern, followed by pizza delivery at 5:30pm.
  • 12th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – 5-7pm international guest sensei Vern Vaden
  • Oct 7th-8th: Arizona senpai gathering by invite only with Young Shihan, Danaher Sensei & Armstrong Shihan.
  • 6th-8th: Gasshuku by Traditional Japanese Karate Network with Vern Vaden sensei - held on the Sunshine Coast. Contact Greg Scovell sensei for details. Full webpage...
  • 3rd: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – 5pm term 4 starts.

Sep 2017

  • 28th: Adelaide Dan test. Jason Armstrong Shihan & Valentino Kyoshi leading. Valentino Kyoshi's dojo.
  • 26th: Jason Armstrong Shihan, all ranks seminar in Adelaide - TBD dojo, 6 to 8pm.
  • 16th: Kumite seminar at the Fig Tree Pocket dojo, 10am-11:30. Cost $9. For location see FTP webpage...
  • 14th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – 5-6:30pm New Ranks/Awards/Games night. 6:30-7pm senior training. Last day of training for term 3.
  • 12th Black belt self defense curriculum discussion. Renshi Jason G, Jason A & Greg Scovell at Morayfield.
  • 12th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – 5-6pm Junior Grading. 6-7pm senior training as normal.
  • 9th: Fig Tree Pocket Karate Dojo classes end for term 3 & belt test.
  • 7th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – Thursday, 6-7pm Yoga Session by yoga instructor Bronwyn Thomas.
  • 5th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – 6-7pm Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class by Sensei Henry Walpole
  • 4th: Jason Armstrong Shihan, all ranks seminar at Mapleton: kihon & kumite.

Aug 2017

  • Aug 27th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – Sunday, 27th August Beach Session – 8:30am-10am at Bucasia Beach, opposite the cafe.
  • Aug 17th: Jason Armstrong Shihan, all ranks seminar in Adelaide: kihon & kumite - West Beach dojo 6:30pm-8:30pm.
  • Aug 12th: Fig Tree Pocket dojo. Pathway to Sensei seminar number three. 11am-5pm (join us for an early dinner at a local restaurant if you can afterwards - Harajuku Gyoza Indooroopilly). Seminar topics, times & relevant ranks:

11am-11:30: Kihon & Ippon Kumite theory: foci on midset & Ippon Kumite - "the greats (Kanazawa, Iba, Sells, Young, Greg Story, Tanaka...) grew up & lived on Ippon Kumite in their curriculum. How does it relate to WKF and your fighting as you age". Jason Armstrong Shihan - instructors only

11:30-12 Boxing Drills & Comparisons to Karate mainstream impact methods. Boxing guest: Darren - instructors & invited kyu ranks

12:00-12:30 The higher Dan ranks - standards and what they mean by Jason Armstrong Shihan - instructors & invited kyu ranks

12:30-1pm Lunch break

1pm-1:45 Chinto embusen (overview; so if possible review prior to arrival (www.downloadkarate.com/karate-articles/chinto) - instructors & invited kyu ranks

1:45-2:15 Chinto Bunkai - Jason Griffiths Renshi & Greg Scovell Sensei - instructors & invited kyu ranks

2:15-3pm Zen in the Martial Arts by Jason Armstrong Shihan - instructors & invited kyu ranks

3pm-3:30 Kihon & Tachi kata drills in detail (hips & shikodachi themes) by Jason Armstrong Shihan - instructors & invited kyu ranks

3:30-5pm Pinan Sandan (45 mins embusen & 45 mins bunkai) by Jason Griffiths Renshi - instructors & invited kyu ranks

5:30pm- Re-gorup at Harajuku Gyoza for dinner for those that can make it (Indooroopilly Shopping town) - instructors & kyu ranks


  • 1st: Jason Armstrong Shihan, all ranks seminar in Adelaide - Magill dojo 6pm.

Jul 2017

June 2017

  • 20th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo 5-6pm Games night. 6-7pm senior class. Last night of training for term 2.
  • 17th: Term 2 belt test Fig Tree Pocket Dojo. 9am start for adults and juniors green belt & above. Little tigers & juniors white to orange start at 10:30am. Belt test results/awards & party for all ranks at 11:30am
  • 3rd: Pacific Coast Karate Championships, California. Click here for tournament details....
  • 3rd: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Junior and Senior Grading with visiting Senseis Greg and Jaki Scovell from the Mapleton Dojo
  • 1st: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo visiting Senseis Greg and Jaki Scovell from the Mapleton Dojo

May 2017

  • 27th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Pathway to Sensei seminar no. 1 (of 3), by invitation only.
  • 25th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo visiting Senseis Greg and Jaki Scovell from the Mapleton Dojo
  • 20th: Qld Junior Traditional Japanese Karate Championships: Kata, bunkai, ippon kumite, kumite & Little Tigers under 7yrs skill drills. Fig Tree Pocket State Primary School, 10am start (9:30am check-in).
  • 13th: May Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Fundraising Event at Bunnings North, Mackay.
  • 11th: Fig Tree pocket dojo students with UQ Dojo with Sensei Sinn Chew.
  • 6th: Sunshine Coast kids seminar day. Sensei, Greg, Senpai Lois & Senpai Helle. Mapleton dojo location

June 2017

20th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo 5-6pm Games night. 6-7pm senior class. Last night of training for term 2.

17th: Term 2 belt test Fig Tree Pocket Dojo. 9am start for adults and juniors green belt & above. Little tigers & juniors white to orange start at 10:30am. Belt test results/awards & party for all ranks at 11:30am.

3rd: Pacific Coast Karate Championships, California. Click here for tournament details....

3rd: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Junior and Senior Grading with visiting Senseis Greg and Jaki Scovell from the Mapleton Dojo

1st: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo visiting Senseis Greg and Jaki Scovell from the Mapleton Dojo

May 2017

27th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Pathway to Sensei seminar no. 1 (of 3), by invitation only.

25th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo visiting Senseis Greg and Jaki Scovell from the Mapleton Dojo

20th: Qld Junior Traditional Japanese Karate Championships: Kata, bunkai, ippon kumite, kumite & Little Tigers under 7yrs skill drills. Fig Tree Pocket State Primary School, 10am start (9:30am check-in).

13th: May Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Fundraising Event at Bunnings North, Mackay.

11th: Fig Tree pocket dojo students with UQ Dojo with Sensei Sinn Chew.

6th: Sunshine Coast kids seminar day. Sensei, Greg, Senpai Lois & Senpai Helle. Mapleton dojo location.

April 2017

30th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Beach Session, Bucasia Beach. 8-9:30am

28th: Redlands Shito-ryu Dojo - Yudansha-kai Keiko. Greg Sensei & Jason Shihan to visit Redlands.

25th Northern Beaches Karate Dojo 5-6pm Games night. 6-7pm Senior Class.

22nd-23rd: Inter-club Tachi kata and Pinan kata tournament for Buderim & Mapleton dojo(s) at Mapleton dojo.

20th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo 5-6pm Awards/New Ranks. 6-7pm Senior Class.

18th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo term 2 classes commence, 5-6pm all grades, 6-7pm seniors

17th: Term 2 starts for Fig Tree Pocket Dojo.

13th-16th. Las Vegas Ozawa Cup. 3555 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas.

11th: Kururunfa kata-Bunkai and Two-person Futarigeiko by Renshi Jason Griffiths, 5th Dan. South Australia, Littlehampton Primary S. Contact: Josh Smith (Goju-Ryu a Karate) Joshua.S.Smith@me.com.

9th: PM: Explore the rich amount of Clinch-based fighting techniques found in Seiunchin kata that is synonymous with in-close Goju-Ryu Bunkai by Renshi Jason Griffiths, 5th Dan. Location: Academy of Self-Defence and Martial Arts (ASDMA). Corner of Darley Road and Crowle Road, Paradise SA. Contact: Jason Griffiths 0431 200 192

9th: Pathway to Sensei Course #3 by Kyoshi Valentino & Renshi Jason Griffiths, 5th Dan. South Australia, Location: Academy of Self-Defence and Martial Arts (ASDMA). Corner of Darley Road and Crowle Road, Paradise SA. Contact Sarven McLinton Shito-Ryu Karate

8-9th: The Australian Traditional Japanese Karate Championship & associated seminars led by Renshi Jason Griffiths (Pathway to sensei course & Seienchin drill/bunkai seminar). Adelaide. see webpage for details & entry.

7-9th: Australia Open Karate Championship - Sports Karate (AKF). Whitlam Leisure Centre, 90 Memorial Ave, Liverpool NSW 2170,

7-9th Oceania Senior Karate Championship (WKF Sports Karate event). Whitlam Leisure Centre, 90 Memorial Ave, Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia.

8th: AM - Dirty Boxing Striking to Takedowns by Renshi Jason Griffiths, 5th Dan - closed Session (Invite Only) Location: Centennial Sea Scouts Hall, 47 Adelaide Tce, St Mary's. Contact: Paul Tsiavlis AMOK Strategic Combatives

7th: Practical Bunkai - Tekki/Naihanchi & associated Two-person Drills by Renshi Jason Griffiths, 5th Dan. South Australia, Location: Adelaide Academy of Karate-do Shotokan 3/615 North East Road, Gilles Plains, SA 5086.. Contact: Dave Rigby (Shotokan Karate) 0418 802 097

6th: Grappling/Groundwork Basics by Renshi Jason Griffiths, 5th Dan. South Australia, Location: Chikara Budo dojo West Beach Primary school, 3 Woodhead street, West Beach. Contact Sarven McLinton Shito-Ryu Karate

5th: Practical Bunkai - Kanku Dai by Renshi Jason Griffiths, 5th Dan. South Australia, Location: BodySmith Fitness 84b Dyson Road, Noarlunga Centre 5168 Starting at 7pm. Contact: Matt Smith (Shotokan Karate) 0402 781 733.

1st: Pomona Karate Championships (JKA). Sunshine Coast.

March 2017

31st: Redlands Shito-ryu Dojo - Yudansha-kai Keiko.

30th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Awards/New Ranks/Games night 5-6:30pm. Senior training 6:30-7pm. Last day of training for term 1.28 March Northern Beaches

28th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Junior Grading, 5-6pm. Senior training as normal 6-7pm

27th: Term 1 belt test Mapleton Dojo.

25th: Term 1 belt test Fig Tree Pocket Dojo. 9am start for adults and juniors. Little tigers start at 9:40am.

25th: Redlands Shito-ryu Dojo - Junior Grading 8:30 to 11:30

25th: Mark’s Place - Jason Griffiths Arnis & Bunkai 9am to 3pm

18th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Beach Session, Bucasia Beach opposite the café, 7:30am-8am kata practice on the grass, 8am-9am beach training

10th: Higher ranks from Fig Tree Pocket Dojo to visit Redlands dojo for Friday nite kumite class. 4pm departure from FTP area & car pooling.

2nd: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo, yoga session from 6-7pm by Bronwyn Thomas

Feb 2017

24th: Redlands Dojo - Yudansha-kai Keiko Instructors Garry Sensei (Kihon, Ido, Kata), Jason G Renshi (Uke Flow Drill), Greg Sensei (uke no gogenri Ippon Kumite), Glen Sensei (Renbukan Kihon), Ashleigh Sempai (Kumite)

23rd: Redlands Shito-ryu Karate Dojo - Jason Griffiths Bunkai

16th: Redlands Shito-ryu Karate Dojo - Jason Griffiths Arnis

16th: Sensei Sarven from Adelaide visits the Northern Beaches Karate Dojo

15th: Black Belt Session at the Northern Beaches Karate Dojo run by visiting sensei Sarven McLinton from Adelaide

14th: Sensei Sarven McLinton from Adelaide visits the Northern Beaches Karate Dojo

2nd: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Intra-Dojo Flag Sparring Competition, 5-6pm

Jan 2017

24th: Term 1 start at the Fig Tree Pocket dojo (Tues class now for orange belts & above only, Sat for all ranks).

15th: Mapleton Dojo inter-dojo sessions:

8:30- 9:30 Revision (kata, kihon) Peter/Greg/Garry sensei

9:30 - 11:30 kumite/ partner drills Peter/Greg/Garry sensei.

14th: Mapleton Dojo inter-dojo sessions:

8:30 - 9:30 Kihon an in depth look at stances and strikes Greg Scovell sensei; 9:30 - 11:30 Aragaki Sochin Peter Wetherspoon sensei.

1:30 - 2:30 Uke No Gogen Ri ( Mabuni's 5 principles of defence) Greg

2:30 - 3:30 Short sticks Peter

3:30 - 4:30 Randori (open mat session) Peter/Greg

Dinner at 6:30 Palmwoods hotel Families are welcome to come along, Please let me know if you are going

13th: Mapleton Dojo inter-dojo session Chinto kata. 4 - 5:30 pm

Dec 2016

8th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo 5-7pm awards/games/pizza party night, last day of training for 2016.

6th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo 5-6pm junior grading, 6-7pm senior grading.

3rd: Network Dan test for South East Queensland & end of year party.

3rd: Term 4 belt test Sunshine Coast Mapleton Dojo.

3rd: Term 4 belt test Fig Tree Pocket Dojo.

Nov 2016


12th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Kata and Beach Session at Bucasia Beach 9:30-11am


6th & 7th: Renshi Jason Griffiths, 5th Dan, running Sydney seminars.


3rd: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo November 6-7pm yoga session with special guest yoga instructor Bronwyn Thomas


Oct 2016


29th: California guest instructor Ed Mundy, kumite class and farewell party. Redlands dojo.


22-23rd: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Gasshuku with visiting senseis: Garry Edwards sensei, Jaki & Greg Scovell sensei and international guest Ed Mundy Sensei. Please contact Helle Smith on 0488146644 for further details.


21st: Fig Tree Pocket dojo meeting at Rainbow Park for orange belt and above training, 4pm.


20th: California guest instructor Ed Mundy, Redlands Dojo Thurs nite.


18th: California guest instructor Ed Mundy, Redlands Dojo Tues nite.


13th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo intra-dojo flag sparring competition.


11th: Term 4 start at the Fig Tree Pocket dojo (1st Tues class on the 11th & 1st Sat class on the 15th).


7th-9th: The Networks's Annual Queensland Karate Camp - Currimundi. Click for details...


4th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo term 4 commences. 5-6pm all grades including intra-dojo kata competition, 6-7pm seniors.


3rd: Term 4 start for Sunshine Coast Mapleton Dojo.


Sep 2016


24th: Mappleton park training (no dogi) followed by a BYO BBQ. Start time 8 a.m. At the Mapleton lily ponds. Contact Sensei Greg Scovell. Sunshine Coast Mapleton Dojo


17th: Fig Tree Pocket Karate dojo park training at Rainbow Park (orange belts and above). 9:30-11am.


Aug 2016


20th: Adelaide Black Belt Training by Jason Armstrong Shihan. "Pathway to Sensei" course, session 1. Location: contact Sarven sensei


13th: California Annual Beach Training & 35th Dojo Anniversary BBQ/Potluck from 7:30 AM at Carpenteria State Beach (hosted by Camarillo Dojo).


13th: Renshi Jason Griffiths kata & bunkai seminar at Redlands dojo 1pm-5pm. TJKN members $20, non-members $30.


Jul 2016


30th: Dan test for Queensland, Australia. 2pm start at the Redlands Dojo.


30th: Seienchin seminar by Jason Armstrong Shihan at the Redlands Dojo. 12:30pm start.


15th: Ashleigh Hinchy special instructor session at the Fig Tree Pocket dojo & term 3 start.


Jun 2016


21st: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – 5-6pm Karate award and games night and 6-7pm mid-year party. Last day of training for term 2.


18th: California - Pacific Coast Karate Championships. All traditional karate styles invited. Contact Sensei Shawn Danaher of Camarillo Shotokan.


18th: Fig Tree Pocket belt test & end of term 2. The belt test & end of term party will involve 7yr old yellow belts & orange belts starting at 9am all other students (little tigers) join the test at 9:30am. Party will be 10:30am to 11:30am. Please pre-register for the test on the Fig Tree Pocket webpage.


16th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – 5-6pm Junior Grading and 6-7pm Senior Grading.


12th: South Australia Open Championships, Virginia. Hosted by Shingokan Virginia


5th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – Beach Session, Bucasia Beach 8-9am.


5th: JKA WF Queensland Championships. Murrumba State Secondary College. 201-207 Goodfellows Rd (entry via Ogg Rd) Murrumba Downs 4503. Ph 0419 743 194 - Dan Geoghegan.


May 2016


29th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – Bunning Fundraising Event, Bunnings North, Mackay, 8am-4pm.


21-22nd: QKA State Titles (Logan Metro Indoor Sports Stadium in Browns Plains).


14th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo – Beach Session, Bucasia Beach 9-10am.


Apr 2016


21st: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo - Visiting Sensei Keith Koppenol from Redlands Shito Ryu Karate Dojo 5-6pm and 6-7pm


19th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo - Visiting Sensei Keith Koppenol from Redlands Shito Ryu Karate Dojo 5-6pm and 6-7pm


16th: The Australian Traditional Japanese Karate Championship (see webpage for details & entry). Adelaide.


14th: Adelaide Kumite Strategy & tournament seminar by Ashleigh Hincy, Chief Instructor Kumite, TJKN Australia.


12th: Northern Beaches classes commence 5-6pm all grades, 6-7pm seniors.


12th: Fig Tree Pocket dojo term 2 start.



Mar 2016


26-27th: US Open. Las Vegas, Nevada.


24th: Mapleton Sunshine Coast dojo last training nite for term 1.


24th: Northern beaches Karate Dojo. 5-6pm last junior session for the term. 6-7pm last senior session for the term.


22nd: Northern Beaches Dojo. March 5-6pm, karate award and games night. 6-7pm normal senior training.


21st: Mapleton Sunshine Coast dojo belt test.


19th: Balck Belt Training, California. "Pathway to Sensei" session. 10am-4pm. Location: TBD.


17th: Northern beaches Karate Dojo. 5-6pm, junior grading. 6-7pm normal senior training.


12th: Fig Tree Pocket belt test & end of term 1. The belt test & end of term party will involve 7yr old yellow belts & orange belts starting at 9am all other students (little tigers) join the test at 9:30am. Party will be 10:30am to 11:30am. Please pre-register for the test on the Fig Tree Pocket webpage.


Feb 2016


28th: Traditional Karate Federation tournament Queensland, Australia. Venue: Beaudesert State High School 9:30am start. Contact Sensei Bob McMahon or see entry form on entry form up on our website at aka.com.au


28th: Northern Beaches Dojo, Bucasia Beach training session 8am.


21st: Mapleton Sunshine Coast dojo Sunday training session on 21 Feb at 8am at the Mapleton lily ponds.


14th: USA WKF National Championship Qualifier. Des Moines, Washington.


14th: Black Belt Training, Qld. "Pathway to Sensei" course, session 1. 10am-3pm. $50 for those not yet a holding a Sensei title. Location: Cotton Tree CWA Hall, Sunshine Coast. Bring your own lunch for a 30min lunch break on-site & a notebook.


7th: Northern Beaches Dojo, Bucasia Beach training session 9am.


Jan 2016


19th Jan: Fig Tree Pocket starts for term 1.


19th Jan: Buderim starts for term 1.


19th Jan: Northern beaches Karate Dojo starts for term 1.


18th Jan: Mapleton Sunshine Coast dojo Term 1 classes start.


Jan 16th: US WKF Senior Team Trials, Colorado.


9th Jan: Black Belt Training, Qld. "Pathway to Sensei" course, session 1. 10am-3pm. $50 for those not yet a holding a Sensei title. Location: Holy Trinity Church, 141 Brookes St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006. Bring your own lunch for a 30min lunch break on-site & a notebook.


Dec 2015


28th: Black belt kata session Mapleton dojo.


12th: Dan test & end of year party for the Traditional Japanese Karate Network in Queensland. Redlands Karate Dojo.


10th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Games Night 5-6pm & then 6-7pm Christmas Party (last day of training for 2015).


8th: Northern Beaches Karate Dojo Grading 5-6pm.


5th: Mapleton belt test.


5th: Fig Tree Pocket belt test & end of year party (orange belts start at 9am all other students join test at 9:30am). Party will be 10:30am to 11am.


Nov 2015


15th: Traditional Karate Federation referee & match practice. 429 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo at MissFit Gym. Contact Sensei Bob McMahon.


12-15th: WKF World Junior & Cadet and U21 Championships, Jakarta (Indonesia).


1st: Northern beaches Karate Dojo beach session at Bucasia Beach 9am Sunday.

Oct 2015


9rd-11th: Annual Australian Karate Camp at "Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre", Qld. Click for details...


6th Oct: Fig Tree Pocket dojo Term 4 classes start.


6th Oct: Northern beaches Karate Dojo starts for term 4.


3rd: Pinan Nidan session at Fig Tree Pocket Rainbow Park with Shihan Jason Armstrong. 9am


Sept 2015


20th: AFTK membersAustralian Federation of Traditional Karate 2015 National Seminar is to be held on Sunday 20 September 2015, at the Ashgrove Bowls Club, Brisbane. Contact Glen Smith or Sensei Bob McMahon.


18–20th: Commonwealth Karate Championships (WKF). Delhi, India.


19th: Hanshi Bartholomay session with Shihan Jason Armstrong in California on Niseishi kata - invitation only.


12th: Fig Tree Pocket dojo belt test and break up party 9am to 11am.


12th: Queensland Karate League- match practice round robin tournament, 56 Cressey St., Wavell Heights 12:00 arrival for a 12.30 Start. Estimated completion time: 3:30.


5-6th: Taira Sensei visit from Okinawa. UQ dojo. Conatct Sinn Chew sensei.


Aug 2015


22nd: Pinan kata multi-dojo competition. Contact Sensei Greg Scovell at the Mapleton Dojo, Sunshine Coast.


18th & 19th: Shihan Jason Armstrong, 7th dan - teaching at the Adelaide Magill dojo (contact senpai Sarven for details).


7-9th: AKF National Titles (Adelaide)

Jul 2015

31st-2nd Aug: Shito-Ryu International Taikai 2015. Hyatt Hotel Burlingame. San Francisco.


14th: Fig Tree Pocket dojo re-commences training after break.


14th: Buderim dojo re-commences training after break.


13th: Mapleton dojo re-commences training after break.


12th: The Australian Traditional Japanese Karate Championship (see webpage for details & entry). Adelaide.


11th: Chinto seminar at Mapleton Karate dojo. 2:30-5:30pm. Contact Sensei Greg Scovell


Jun 2015


27th: California - Pacific Coast Karate Championships.All traditional karate styles invited. Contact Sensei Shawn Danaher on see Facebook page for more details at https://m.facebook.com/events/766448166756690


7th: JKA/WF Queensland Inc Open Championships (see Facebook page for event). Murrumba State Secondary College, 201-207 Goodfellows Road, Murrumba Downs, Australia.


May 2015


23rd: Dan test, Queensland for the Traditional Japanese Karate Network. Australia.


23rd: Seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong, 7th dan - at Mapleton Dojo, 12pm-:1.30pm.


2nd: Qld Karate League event. 56 Cressey St., Wavell Heights 12:00 arrival for a 12.30 start. Estimated completion time: 3:30


Apr 2015


21st: Fig Tree Pocket Karate class re-start for term 2 for kids.


20st: Mapleton Dojo Karate class re-start for term 2 for kids.


Mar 2015


29th: Fig Tree Pocket Karate club belt test & end of term 1 party.


20th: Shihan Jason Armstrong, 7th dan - teaching at the Camarillo Shotokan, class 5-6pm. California.


14th: Unshu seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong, 7th dan - teaching at Redlands Dojo, Dan rank kata class 2pm-5pm.


7th: JKA/WF QLD Regional Championships 2015 Saturday, 8:45am Pomona State School in Pomona, Queensland.


Feb 2015


28th: Kudo seminar at 917a South Road, Clarence Park 10:00 - 15:00. Run by the head of Kudo Australia, Paul Cale shibucho.


22nd: The 4th Sunshine Coast Karate Championships. Peregian Springs, Queensland. Contact Shihan Wayne McDonald.


6th: Shihan Jason Armstrong, 7th dan - teaching at the Camarillo Shotokan, class 5-6pm. California.


Jan 2015


24th: Shihan Jason Armstrong, 7th dan - teaching the kata Unshu (Unsu) seminar Mappleton Dojo, Dan rank kata class 2pm-5pm.


17th: Fig Tree Pocket Karate class re-start for term 1 for 5 to 8 year olds.


Dec 2014


13th: Dan test in Redlands 1pm, Queensland for the Traditional Japanese Karate Network. Australia.


13th: End of year party at Redlands 3pm, Queensland for the Traditional Japanese Karate Network. Australia.


13th: Fig Tree Pocket Karate Club 4-6yr olds belt test. 10am. Fig Tree Pocket dojo community hall.


10-15th Asia Pacific Shitoryu Karate-do Federation (APSKF) Championships.


Nov 2014


5-9th: WKF World Senior Championships. Bremen (Germany)


Oct 2014


31st: "The Australian Traditional Japanese Karate Championship (contact senpai Sarven for details). Adelaide.


18th: Dan test in Brisbane for the Traditional Japanese Karate Network. Australia.


3rd-5th: Annual Australian Karate Camp at "Camp Duckadang", Qld. Click for details of last year's camp as an example...


Sep 2014


16th: Mooloolaba Dojo Term 3 belt test 5:30pm.


15th: Mappleton Dojo Term 3 belt test. 5:30pm Mapleton hall and Tue 1 Apr Mooloolaba 5:30.


Aug 2014


10th: Nikkei Games at Long Beach in Little Tokyo Los Angeles, California. Click for details...


9th: Ventura beach training. California. Contact Sensei Shawn or Sensei Young of Camarillo Shotokan.


1st-3rd: AKF 2014 National Championships. Perth, Australia.


Jul 2014


8th-13th: USA National Karate Championships & US Team Trials. Reno, Nevada.


5th: JKA/WF Queensland Inc Open Championships, Australia. Bracken Ridge State High School. Click for details...


Jun 2014


28th: Shihan Jason Armstrong, 7th dan - teaching at Redlands Dojo, Dan rank kata class 2pm-5pm.


28th: Shihan Jason Armstrong, 7th dan - teaching at Redlands Dojo, kids 7yrs and under class 1pm-2pm.


21st: Fig Tree Pocket dojo kids belt test. 9am.


21st: Mapleton hall hots the combined term 2 belt test for Mooloolaba and Mapleton dojos at 1:30pm. Afterwards bring a plate to share, Sensei Greg will supply drinks. Mappleton Dojo


7th: Los Angeles black belt bunkai training - Shihan Jason Armstrong, 7th dan, teaching. Sensei Nick's home dojo. Contact Nick sensei details...


May 2014


31st: Dan test for Adults, the Traditional Japanese Karate Network. TJKN South Australia. Conducted by Shihan Valentino.


25th: TJKN South Australia, through Shihan Valentino, will be running a training session at the IBF Training Day (Fight For Life).


18th: Dalke Karate Cup. Riverside California. https://www.facebook.com/DalkeCup


17th: Dan test for Adults, the Traditional Japanese Karate Network. California.


3rd: Dan test in Brisbane for the Traditional Japanese Karate Network (12 noon to 3pm, Australia). At Holy Trinity Church which is in Church St, Fortitude Valley, (1 block from the Emporium restaurant district - parking in Harvey Norman Centre, Audi complex often works).


April 2014


April 27: Dan test for Adults, Camarillo Shotokan & Traditional Japanese Karate Network. California.


April 26th: Dan test for Juniors, Camarillo Shotokan. California.


26th: Term 2 starts for 4-6year old karate classes at Fig Tree Pocket. See club webpage....


17th-20th: USA WKF Open & Junior International Cup , Las Vegs, NV. See details...


17th-20th: Ozawa Cup, Las Vegas. See details...


13th: Fig Tree Pocket dojo: Women's Dan test prep session (12 noon-2:30) at Fig Tree Pocket dojo, Brisbane.


13th: Shihan Jason Armstrong's home dojo, above 2nd Dan session (10am-11:30). Call Shihan Jason for details.


11-13th: AKF 2014 Australian Open. Sydney, Australia


1st: Mooloolaba Dojo Term 1 belt test 5:30pm.


Mar 2014


31st: Mappleton Dojo Term 1 belt test. 5:30pm Mapleton hall and Tue 1 Apr Mooloolaba 5:30.


29th: Redlands Karate Dojo - Q4 Belt test, 9am.

22nd: Dan test prep session at Fig Tree Pocket dojo, Brisbane 10am-12noon.

15-16th Taira. Gold Coast, Australia http://www.southerncrossmartialarts.com/index2.php?article=news-TAIRA-BUNKAI-2014-72

2nd:

Sunshine Coast Karate Championships, St Andrew's Anglican College in Coolum Beach, Queensland. Sensei Wayne McDonald.


3rd: Pomona tournament. Qld, Australia. 9 a.m. bow in arrive 8:40. Pomona state school 74 station st.


Feb 2014


27th:

Shihan Jason Armstrong, 6th dan - teaching at Redlands Dojo, 7pm-8:30pm.


16th:

Shihan Jason Armstrong, 6th dan - teach black belts in invitation session in Adelaide at Magill dojo, SOuth Australia. 6pm, (contact senpai Sarven for details).


8th:

Shihan Jason Armstrong, 6th dan - teach black belts in invitation session at Fig Tree Pocket dojo, Brisbane. 11:30am-1:30pm. Lunch at Indooroopilly hotel after.


1st: Opening of the new 4-6year old karate classes at Fig Tree Pocket. See club webpage....


Jan 2014


12th: Mappleton park training (no dogi) followed by a BYO BBQ. Start time 8 a.m. At the Mapleton lily ponds. Contact Sensei Greg Scovell. Sunshine Coast Dojo


December 2013


7th: Sunshine Coast Dojo, Mappleton belt test. Start 1:30pm.


November 2013


30th: Redlands Karate Dojo - Q4 Grading

9:00am - 01:00PM


18th:

Shihan Jason Armstrong, 6th dan - teaching at Mappleton Dojo Sunshine Coast Dojo,5:30-730pm.


16th:

Shihan Jason Armstrong, 6th dan - teach black belts in invitation session at King George Square Fitness First, Brisbane CBD. Includes some Shodan test finalisations. 10am-12 noon in Studio 2, level 4 of Fitness First.


7-10th: World Junior & Cadet Championships & -21 World Cup Guadalajara, Spain.


2nd: USAMATC Nationals. St Albans, WV. USA.


October 2013


30th: Adelaide seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong, Adelaide Magill Dojo 6th dan (contact senpai Sarven for details)


26th: Californian Dan test for Camarilol Shotokan & Thousand Oaks Shito ryu dojos (at Camarillo dojo).


7th: Sensei Young, 7th Dan & Shihan Jason Armstrong, 6th dan - teach black belts in private session at Univ of Qld dojo


4th-6th: Annual Australian Karate Camp at "Camp Duckadang", Qld. Click for full details...

3rd: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, teaching at Cleveland at Sensei Garry's Dojo

1st: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, teaching at Noosa Budokan - contact Sensei Wayne McDonald

September 2013

30th: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, at Mapleton Dojo - Sensei Greg's Mappleton dojo


28th: Saturday Mappleton Black belt session Sensei Young, 7th Dan, & Shihan Jason Armstrong


27th: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, at Garry's Dojo - Black belt session


26th: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, Fly to Brisbane teach at Sensei Garry's Dojo

25th: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, at Adelaide - Sarven or Adrian's Dojos

24th: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, Fly to Adelaide & teach at Sarven or Adrian Dojos

23rd: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, at Cleveland Carina Dojo, Sensei Caren's Cleveland Carina Dojo, Sensei Caren's

21st: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, at Cleveland Garry's place Welcome party


20th: Sensei Young, 7th Dan, teaching at Brisbane Redlands dojo - contact Sensei Garry

14th: Redlands Karate Dojo - Q3 Grading. Sensei Garry Edwards, Queensland.

13th: Corporate "Art of War for Business" & asscoiated physical drills seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong. Melbourne.

12th: Corporate group self defence seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong. Melbourne.


9th: Shihan Jason Armstrong & Sensei Caren Jenkins reviewing curriculum with Carina Dojo at Carina.

Contact Sensei Caren, Click for full details...

8th: Sensei Geg Scovell Teaching Annanku kata 09:00-11:00 at the Mapleton hall open to all seniors and higher rank juniors.

2nd: Kyoshi Kurt Graham 7th Dan will be teaching Bo seminar at Sensei Caren Jenkins Carina Dojo at Carina. Contact Sensei Caren, Click for full details...

August 2013

Late August - Kyoshi Kurt Graham 7th Dan will be teaching another seminar at the Redlands Dojo Australia. Date TBA

25th: Sensei Greg Scovell running training at Cotton Tree Park (Qld) usual place 08:30-10:00 followed by breakfast this is open to all.


24th: Belts test at Camrillo Dojo California (Ventura county). Sensei Young, Sensei Shawn & Shihan Jason Armstrong

17th: Women's black belt self defense curriculum day at Mappleton, Australia - invitation only. Sensei Greg Scovell.

1st: Redlands Karate dojo adult belt test - Sensei Garry Edwards contact- click for full details...

July 2013

15th: Sensei Garry Edwards reviewing Heian Yondan and Godan at Sensei Caren's Carindale dojo.

13-14th: Shihan Jason Armstrong teaching in Los Angeles - Thousand Oaks Shito-ryu dojo.

June 2013

29th: The 26th Annual Camarillo Shotokan Championships, California. All traditional karate styles invited. Contact Sensei Shawn Danaher on our Facebook page for more details at www.facebook.com/groups/20667171702/

20th: Thousand Oaks Shito Ryu Karate dojo will be holding a Belt test. California. Contact Sensei Nick Lukich.

16th: Belt test for Q2 at Mapleton dojo.

15th: Belt test for Q2 at Redlands dojo.

12th: Sensei Garry Edwards kata session at Carina dojo, Australia.

7th: Shihan Jason Armstrong teaching in Los Angeles - Thousand Oaks Shito-ryu dojo.

3rd: Sensei Gavin Dix kumite session at Carina dojo.

May 2013


24th: Rocky Mountain Championship/State Qualifier for USA NFK Contact madani@imakarate.com or 303-817-9754

4th: The 46th Annual Japan Karate-Do Ryobu-Kai International Championship. Contact Person: Mina Yamazaki on (714) 774-5730. Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resort 12021 Harbor Blvd.Garden City, California.

April 2013:

18th Hirata Sensei – 8th Dan visit from Okinawa – Okinawan Goju. Contact Sensei Garry Edwards

14th: Kata seminar by Sensei Greg Scovell at Seacliff South Australia. contact senpai Sarven for details

10th-18th: Sensei Greg Scovell teaching at South Australia Magill Dojo. multiple sessions contact senpai Sarven for details

March 2013:


28th-31st: Las Vegas Ozawa Cup International Karate Tournament. It will be held once again at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino. contact: Sensei James Tawatao, see facebbok page: www.facebook.com/ozawacup?ref=ts

24th: USA NFK Karate Northern California Qualifier at Dixon High School, Contact Alex Miladi 530.751.9400

23rd: Belt test for Q1 at Redlands dojo.

21st: Shihan Jason Armstrong teaching at Redlands Dojo, Australia.

17th: Taira Sensei's Okinawa Gojuryu Karatedo Kenkyukai Qld seminar #1. 1:00pm - 5:00pm at Southern Cross Martial Arts Centre. webpage: www.facebook.com/events/123014801187708/

2nd: JKA/WF QLD Regional Tournament – Pomona State School. Australia.


February 2013:


24th: Sunshine Coast Karate Championships, St Andrew's Anglican College in Coolum Beach, Queensland. Sensei Wayne McDonald.


9th: USANKF National Karate Qualifier,St. Albans High School, St. Albans, WV. For more info contact Shihan Roger Jarrett at 304 722-4512


8-9th: European Karate Federation (EKF) Junior & Cadet Championships & -21 Cup. Konya, Turkey


December 2012:


Dec 6th: Shihan Jason Armstrong at Redlands Dojo, Australia.


November 2012:

30th-2nd Dec: Annual South Australian Karate Camp. Contact Senpai Sarven for details at Magill Dojo...

24th: Pinan Shodan to Sandan bunkai seminar by Sensei Greg Scovell & end of year TJKN BBQ for Qld. At Mooloolaba Dojo. 1pm-3pm training then BBQ after.

6th: Seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong at Mooloolaba dojo - Australia. Contact Senpai Lois Rowley


September 2012:

28th-30th: Annual Australian Karate Camp at "Camp Duckdang", Qld. Click for full details...

14th: Taira Sensei's Okinawa Gojuryu Karatedo Kenkyukai California seminar, Carlsbad.


August 2012:

25th: Fumio Demura "Competition Kumite" seminar as part of the Nikkei Games at Centenary United Methodist Church, 300 S. Central Ave. Los Angeles (in Little Tokyo).


25th: Winter Match Practice to be held at Goshin Ryu Karate’s dojo, Carina Qld. 9am – 01pm approx., Carina Primary School Hall, 1413 Creek Road Carina, corner Cuthred Street. Cost: $15 per competitor includes Kata/AKF kumite/Ippon Shobu (advanced juniors / first competitor to obtain 2 points wins).


20th: Nikkei Games Los Angeles Contact: Rod Kuratomi - kuratomi@yahoo.com

July 2012

19th: Renshi Jason Griffith's will be teaching at at the Redlands Karate Dojo - all clubs welcome. Please contact Contact Sensei Garry Edwards through our Facebook page for further details...

13-14th: The US OPEN Martial Arts Expo at Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World. Florida.

12th: USA WKF Karate Nationals (FL)

7th: Heian/Pinan kata bunkai/oyo-jutsu seminar by Renshi Jason Griffiths. 8am-10 at Carina Primary School hall, 1413 Creek Road Carina (cnr Cuthred Street) hosted by Caren Jenkins and Gavin Dix sensei. Contact Renshi Jason Griffiths on: 0431 200 192 or info@kombat-fitness.com


June 2012

30th: Workshop focusing upon Bubishi Nepai and its corresponding two-person bunkai/oyo-jutsu. 1-6pm. Please contact Renshi Jason Griffith's through our Facebook page for further details... Adelaide, Australia.

23rd: The 25th Annual Camarillo Shotokan Championships, California. All traditional karate styles invited. This year the event has been moved to a larger venue at Pacifica High School. Contact Sensei Shawn Danaher for more details...

21st: Kyoshi Bartholomay & Shihan Jason Armstrong shared class at Montecito dojo, California - 7:30pm – 8:50pm

20th: Shihan Jason Armstrong at Kumite class Camarillo dojo.

19th: Kyoshi Bartholomay, Shihan Jason Armstrong & Hanshi Sells shared class at Montecito dojo, California - 7:30pm – 8:50pm

18th: Shihan Jason Armstrong at Kata class Camarillo dojo.


16th: California seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong at Camarillo dojo, California. Part A: 2 hours hands on section walking through some of the data from the 2nd edition of the book re street fighting techniques and bunkai related to both our karate striking and grappling fighting. Part B: 2 hours of detailed Kihon training.

9th: Traditional Japanese Karate Network Dan belt test day, Australia. To be held on Sunshine Coast from 1pm. Email us for details:


8-10th: USA Elite Karate Training Camp. Instructors: , John Fonseca (WKF world champ), Dustin Baldis, Tommy Hood & Clay Morton. Email: pskc@comcast.net


3rd: Taira Sensei's Okinawa Gojuryu Karatedo Kenkyukai Asia Pacific seminar date UQ dojo, Brisbane.


2nd: Taira Sensei's Okinawa Gojuryu Karatedo Kenkyukai Asia Pacific seminar date Gold Coast



May 2012

26-27th: Taira Sensei's Okinawa Gojuryu Karatedo Kenkyukai Asia Pacific tentative seminar date Melbourne

24th: Black belt prep class by Shihan Jason Armstrong at Redlands dojo - Australia. Contact Sensei Garry Edwards.


19-20th: Brisbane Martial Arts Expo. at the Brisbane Table Tennis Centre, 86 Green Tce, Windsor, Qld.


5th: KUGB National Championships


April 2012


28th: Black belt seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong at Redlands dojo - Australia. 6:30am-8:30am. Contact Sensei Garry Edwards.


15th: Beach training 8:30 a.m. Cotton Tree, Australia. Followed by Breakie at the corner deli around 9:30.

6-8th: USA Open & Junior Olympics www.usakarateopen.com

5th: Kyu belt test Mappleton dojo. Sunshine Coast - Sensei Greg Scovell.


March 2012

29th: Bassai Dai Seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong at Redlands dojo - Australia. 7pm contact Sensei Garry Edwards.

See for Bassai dai page for details...


27th: Black belt training at Cotton Tree with Shihan Jason Armstrong. Contact Sensei Greg Scovell.


18-20th International Kata & Bunkai Clinic Hayashi-ha taught by BY Shihan Nagatomo Kenichiro 8th DAN. Contact: Miguel Fernández. Barcelona, Spain.

16-18th: Canadian National Championships, Richmond, BC.

15-16th: JKF Gojukai Kata Seminars with Japanese visiting Hanshi/8th Dans: Shinji Fushimi, Seiichi Fujiwara, Kosai Sensei, Masao Tada. Adelaide, Australia.


15th: Jason Griffiths Renshi seminar at Magill Dojo, South Australia. Contact Senpai Sarven McLinton.


3rd: Qld JKA-ASKA Regional Tournament. Pomona.


3rd: Sunshine Coast Karate Championships, organized by Shihan Wayne McDonald


February 2012


26th: English Karate Federation - UK Open Championships contact: Paul Campbell - Mobile 07774 641570


18-19th: Sydney International Karate Championships, Australia.


10th: Black belt all day training at Mappleton dojo with Shihan Jason Armstrong. Contact Sensei Greg Scovell.


January 2012


17th: Redlands Karate Dojo starts training agin, Australia.


15th: Beach training 8 a.m. Cotton Tree, Australia. Followed by Breakie at the corner deli around 9:30.

14-15th: WKF Premier League / Karate 1 - Paris, France.


December 2011

18th: Beach training 8 a.m. Cotton Tree, Australia. Followed by Breakie at the corner deli around 9:30.

18th: 10am training in Brisbane Kihon for black belt hosted by Shihan Jason Armstrong.

15th: Beach training 8 a.m. Cotton Tree, Australia. Followed by Breakie at the corner deli around 9:30.

8th: Redlands Karate Dojo Christmas Party, Start time will be 5:30pm to 7:00pm; Seniors Start time will be 7:00pm.

3rd: Dan belt test at the Mappleton Karate Dojo, Australia. Contact for details: Sensei Greg Scovell


November 2011


25-27th: Adelaide Karate Camp, South Australia. Woodhouse activity centre (Adelaide Hills). Contact Senpai Sarven or Adrian on 0416 339 619.


9th: Amgen dojo California - belt test.

5th: Sepai seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong. Mappleton Dojo - Australia. 1-3pm $10 per head contact Sensei Greg Scovell or 0409208143.

4-6th: USA ISKF Nationals Denver, Colorado


3rd: Seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong at Redlands dojo - Australia. 7pm contact Sensei Garry Edwards.


October


27-30th: Panamerican Games - Karate. Mexico.

21-23rd: ISKA World Titles. Sydney.


13-16th: World Junior-Cadet Championships & 2nd-21 Cup. Malaysia.


September 2011

23rd-25th: Annual Australian Karate Camp. New loaction for this year "Camp Duckdang", Qld. Click here to go to webpage...


17th: 30 Year Anniversary Celebration Open House Saturday 11:00am. Location: Camarillo Shotokan Karate, California.

15th: Hirata Sensei, 8th Dan Gojukai, visiting from Okinawa. Redlands Dojo, contact Sensei Garry Edwards.

6th: Corporate group self defence seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong. Gregory Tce, NEC building.


August 2011


25th: Hirata sensei from Okinawa teaching at Redlands karate dojo. Contact Sensei Garry. 7pm for adults.

6th: Belt test Mappleton dojo, Australia. Juniors 1pm. Dinner afterwards.



July 2011

27th: Sensei Gerry Fleming seminar (Scotland Kumite coach) at Redlands Dojo. Contact Sensei Garry Edwards.

16-25: Asian KF Senior & 11th AKF Junior-Cadet Championships. China.


5-8th: Yahara Sensei Australia seminar hosted by Shotokan Karate Coalition and Sensei Stan Schimdt.


4-10th: WKF Youth World Cup & Training Camp. Greece.

2nd: Cotton Tree Park outdoor training 8:30-10. Followed by breakfast. Sensei Greg Scovell.


June 2011


29th: Amgen Karate dojo belt test. California.


25: Dan test TJKN Australia. To be held at Toowomba Dojo.


18th: Redlands Karate dojo belt test - Sensei Garry Edwards. 11:30am

14th: Shihan Jason Armstrong seminar at Sunshine Coast.

5th: The 24th Annual Camarillo Shotokan Championships, California.


April 2011


16th: World WKF Kata Champion seminar by Antonio Diaz Redbank Sports Complex, Australia. 2pm.


11th: Belt test Mappleton dojo, Australia.

10th: Dan test TJKN California. To be held at Camarillo Shotokan. 10am.


9th: Belt test. Redlands dojo, Australia.


7th: Shihan Jason Armstrong seminar at Seacliff dojo - Adelaide Australia. Senpai Adrian Cartland for details.


9th: Toyama Ryu Iai Do Seminar by Shiomi Shihan Saturday 11am - 4pm.

Contact Kyoshi artholomay, California.


March 2011


7th: Sensei Wayne Otto (UK coach and many time world champion) seminars in Australia. Contact Shihan Wayne MacDonld.

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?11r=kxtln4bab&oeidk=a07e3ble090d3028dc9


February 2011

27th: Cotton Tree training in the park by Sensei Greg Scovell. Australia. 8.00 to9:30


17th: Goju Ryu Kumite and Goju Kata Bunkai Seminar. Presenter Hagen Neumann 5th Dan JKF Gojukai from Germany. Location Redlands Dojo, Australia. Contact Sensei Garry Edwards.


12th: The Philosophy of Fighting, Applications for the Real World Battlefield Presenter: Marty Scroggins 7th Dan Hanshi. Marty Hanshi has over 30 year’s Martial Arts experience, traveled throughout the World, Australia, Thai Land, Burma, Japan, USA to name a few, Fighting in Full Contact and No Rules Kumite events. With an extensive training history in Goju, Shotokan, Kyokushin, Akaido and Kickboxing, he has taught and trained some of Australia’s World Champion kickboxers and Full Contact Fighters.

January 10th 2011


25th: Start of year training for Buderim dojo, Australia.


17th: Start of year training for Mappleton dojo, Australia.


8th: Dan belt test at Noosa Budokan, 12 noon.


6th: Start of year training for Brisbane dojo, Australia.


5th: Start of year training for Toowomba dojo, Australia.



December 2010


9th: Belt test Toowoomba dojo, Australia.


9th: End of year training class for Redlands dojo, Australia.


9th: End of year training nite for Mappleton dojo, Australia.


7th: End of year training nite for Buderim dojo, Australia.


2nd: Belt test - Seniors. Redlands dojo, Australia.


November 2010


27th: Instructors training session Brisbane Dojo, Australia. 2pm training & 4pm BBQ. 427 Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill.


27th: Belt test - Juniors. Redlands dojo, Australia.


13th: Belt test Mappleton dojo, Australia.


1st: Seminar at Camarillo Shotokan by Shihan Jason Armstrong


October 2010


30th: 16th Anniverasry dinner for Amgen Dojo, California.


28th: Class at Montecito Shito-ryu by Shihan Jason Armstrong & Kyoshi Bartholomay


28-31st: 20th World WKF Senior Championships. Belgrade, Serbia


27th Seminar at Camarillo Shotokan by Shihan Jason Armstrong


23-24th: JKA Sensei Osaka seminars Brisbane, Australia.


15, 16, 17th Annual Australian Karate Camp. See webpage:

10th: Annual Camarillo Shotokan Championships, California.


9th: USA Dan belt tests - California


9th-10th: Seito Shito-Ryu Gasshuku, Marysville, Washington. Organized by Hammond Shihan.


7th: Shihan Jason Armstrong seminar at Seacliff dojo - Adelaide Australia. Senpai Adrian cartland for details.


2nd: Australia Dan test - Redlands karate Dojo. 10am Corner of Cleveland-Redland Bay Road & Island Outlook Avenue, Thornlands. Contact Sensei Garry Edwards


September 2010


18th: Brown/black belt BBQ at Shihan Jason Armstrong`s house. 1pm.


18th: Park training for brown/black belts by Shihan Jason Armstrong. Kawana Isl.. 11am


14th: Corporate group self defence seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong. Gregory Tce, NEC building.


14th: Games night for the juniors - Redlands dojo.


11th Belt test Toowoomba dojo, Australia.


11th: Belt test at Redlands dojo, 9am Australia.


3rd: Dan candidate (for Oct. test) training and dinner gathering, Redlands Australia. Contact Sensei garry for info.


August 2010

24-17th: Shotokan Coalition seminar with instrcutors including:

Sensei Stan Schmidt Sensei, Shinji Akita, Richard Amos & Keith Geyer.

Melbourne, Australia.


23rd: Kick off for training in Brisbane Dojo at 7pm.


8th: Joint Sunshine coast dojos black belt BBQ. Sunday 12:30


1st: California Annual Beach Training 2010. Carpinteria State Beach - 8am - 10am.

Organized by Camarillo Shotokan Karate Do


July 2010

30-31st: Shito-ryu International Karate Cup. Richmond, Canada.


15-18th: World University Karate Championships (WKF) / Podgorica, Montenegro

June 2010


24th: Buderim Dojo belt test. 5:30 pm. Australia.

21st: Mappleton Dojo belt test. 5:30 pm. Australia

20th: Belt test Toowoomba dojo, Australia.


19th: Belt test at Redlands dojo, Australia.


May 2010


29th: Advanced training session for dan ranks at Redlands Karate Dojo, Australia. 11am-2pm.

Contact sensei Garry Edwards.


9th: Dan Test - Adelaide. 1pm. Australia


1st: Beach training 8 a.m. Cotton Tree, Australia. Followed by Breakie at the corner deli around 9:30.


April 2010


30th: Buderim Dojo belt test. 5:30 pm. Australia


29th: Mappleton Dojo belt test. 5:30 pm. Australia


11th: Martials Arts Expo Brisbane. Old Museum Gregory Terrace. Seminars and exhibitors.


11th: Dan test for Network dojo in California - includes visiting Australian students.


8th: Combined dojo training at Montecito YMCA Dojo, California. Kyoshi Bartholomay.


1st-4th: Ozawa Cup Tournament and Master`s Seminar. Las Vegas.


3rd: USA Open - WKF , Nevada


TBA – Australian Open AKF, Melbourne

March 2010


30th: Combined dojo training at Montecito YMCA Dojo, California. Kyoshi Bartholomay.


29th: Mappleton Dojo belt test. 5:30 pm. Australia


28th: California kyu belt test at Camarillo Shotokan 10am. USA


27th: USA dojo tour by Australian students.


27th Belt test Toowoomba dojo, Australia.


27th: JKA (ASKA) regional chmpionships, Sunshine Coast, Australia. 9am.


27th: JKF Australia tournament at all hallows. Contact Sensei Rod Martin for info.


25th: Sensei Keith Geyer 7th Dan, son-in-law of Sensei Stan Schmidt 6.30pm-8.30pm. Brisbane Australia.


20th-21st belt test at Redlands dojo, Australia. 9:00am start for Juniors & 11:00am start for seniors

All TJKN dojos are welcome to bring your students along to grade.


6-7th: QKA Summer Championships at Redbank


February 2010


27th: Beach training 8 a.m. Cotton Tree, Australia. Followed by Breakie at the corner deli around 9:30.


14th: Invitation to train with Sensei Colin’s dojo (Goju) at Mudgeeraba, Australia in preparation for the Ozawa Cup to be held in Las Vegas, USA.


6th-8th South Australian students Kerrie & Lara visit Mappleton dojo (Qld) to train under Sensei Greg Scovell.


January 2010


30th: Washington State Karate Federation Invitiational & National Qualifier.

Edmonds Community College, Lynwood, WA 98036


30th: Queensland Black belt gathering with training at Buderim Dojo 10am-12. Followed by BBQ at Mooloolaba beach.


28th: Seacliff Dojo South Australia re-starts for the year.


28th: Mappleton dojo Australia re-starts for the year.


19th: Buderim dojo Australia re-starts for the year.


19th: Redlands dojo Australia re-starts for the year.


15th: USA Black belt Dana Buchman visiting Australia - BBQ at Sunshine Coast sensei Jason`s place.


11th Magill Dojo, South Australia re-starts for the year.


10th: Combined Adelaide Dojo seniors training & instructor meeting


9th: Beach training for Sunshine Coast clubs 8am followed by breakfast.


4th: Amgen dojo California re-starts for the year.



December 2009

End of Year party at buderim Dojo.


13-18th: 3 seminars from world karate champs:

World Karate Superstars Luca Valdesi & Davide Benetello

2009 Australian Seminar Tour

Sydney—Perth—Melbourne-Brisbane.

For venues, dates and bookings: www.lighthousepromotions.com.au


10th: Belt test - Buderim Dojo, Australia.


4th: Fight training Noosa Budokan. $15.00 per person


1st: Redlands Karate Party and training.


November 2009

21st: redlands Karate Dojo Belt test.


14th: Bayside Karate Summer Match Practice, Australia. up to 16yrs of age. Redlands Karate Dojo - Thornlands.

Contact: Sensei Garry Edwards


October 2009


24th: Dan belt test at Camarillo Shotokan, California.


24th: Kyu belt test for network dojo(s), California.


16th, 17, 18th Annual Australian Karate Camp. See last year`s webpage for flavour:


September 2009

17th: Belt test - Buderim Dojo, Australia.


14th: Sensei Garry Birthday - Ten Pin Bowling. 6:30pm - 8:00pm. A family fun night of Ten Pin Bowling.

Location: Hyperdome, Cnr Pacific Highway and Bryants Rd, Loganholme. Contact: Sensei Garry Edwards


12th: Belt test - Redlands Dojo, Australia.


11-13th: Patient Dojo in Orem, UT. Seito Shito Ryu seminars by Bartholomay Kyoshi.

www.martialsource.com/events.htm


5th: Bayside Karate Spring Match Practice, Australia. up to 16yrs of age.

Redlands Karate Dojo - Thornlands. Contact: Sensei Garry Edwards


5th: Hanshi McCarthy Seminar. $50. Redlands Karate Dojo, Australia.

Contact: Sensei Garry Edwards


1st-12th: Shihan Jason Armstrong visit to Okinawa.


Opening of the new Camarillo Shotokan Dojo - California.

New address :1330 Flynn Rd. #A www.CamarilloShotokan.com


August 2009

30th: Opening Party for new Camarillo Shotokan, California.

Attendees include: Sensei Young, Hanshi Sells, Kyoshi Bartholomay,

Senpai Lukich, others & the Camarillo crew


29th: Shihan Jason Armstrong seminar Brisbane. All ranks welcome.

http://www.downloadkarate.com/JasonArmstrongSeminarAug09

22nd: Dan test Seito Shito-Ryu, Walnut Creek, California.


21-22nd: Seito Shito-Ryu seminars at the Suzuki Dojo in Walnut Creek, California.

www.martialsource.com/events.htm


17th: Shihan Jason Armstrong seminar - Adelaide

for details contact Senpai Sarven on 0416 339 619


16th: Adelaide dojo(s) belt test.


15th: Beach training Cotton Tree 8am start



July 2009

25th: Dan belt test. 1pm Redlands, Australia.

Victoria Point community hall cnr of Colburn Av, Victoria Pint. UBD map 226 H2


25th: Hanshi McCarthy Seminar (Heian Kata).

11:30-12:30am $20 Redlands, Australia.

Victoria Point community hall cnr of Colburn Av, Victoria Pint. UBD map 226 H2


18th: Mapleton Dojo is having a training/family picnic at the Mapleton Lily ponds.

We will train from 10:30 to 12:00 then do lunch. Please BYO food , drinks chairs etc.


14th: USA-NKF National Championship and US Team

Trials.Ft. Lauderdale, FL


4th: Dan belt test preparation seminar by Shihan Jason Armstrong.

Any dojo welcome: brown & black belts only. Mappleton Dojo 5:30-7:30pm


June 2009


23rd: Belt test - Amgen Dojo, California

23rd: Belt test - Buderim Dojo, Australia


20th: Belt test - Toowoomba Dojo, Australia.

Multi-dojo gathering. Start 1pm


20th: Belt test - Mappleton Dojo


20th: Belt test - Redlands Dojo, morning start.


13th: Bayside Karate Winter Match Practice

Saturday, 9:00am - 12:00pm. For students up to 16yrs of age. Location: Kodomon - Alexandra Hills

Contact: Sensei Garry edwards


9th: Shihan Jason Armstrong - Adelaide Seminar.


3rd: Fight training Noosa Budokan. $15.00 per person


May 2009

28th: Beach training Mooloolaba 8am start


2nd USA Karate Alliance national Championships -

New Mexico.


April 2009

Annual Camarillo Shotokan Championships April 27th California.www.DownloadKarate/TournamentCalifornia


26th USA Dan belt tests - California



23rd: Multi-dojo gathering at Santa Barbara 7:30pm – 9pm. Dojos include; Montecito YMCA dojo, Adelaide Dojo Australia, Camarillo Shotokan and Amgen Shito-Ryu. Class will be run by hanshi Sells.


16th: Multi-dojo gathering at Santa Barbara 7:30pm – 9pm. Dojos include; Montecito YMCA dojo, Adelaide Dojo Australia, Camarillo Shotokan and Amgen Shito-Ryu.


12th Tasaki Sensei and Fujiwara Sensei

10:00am - 12:00pm Hits, Australia


12th: Seminar by Goju 8th Dan Masters from Japan.

All Seiwakai members and invited guests. Location: ACNM Water Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Contact: Sensei Garry Edwards or Sensei Rod Martin 0416 509 092

9th-12th: Ozawa Cup - traditional Karate tournament. Las Vegas.


9th-12th: USA WKF Open. Las Vegas. www.USANKF.org


4th: Belt test - Redlands Dojo, Australia.


2nd: Belt test - Buderim Dojo, Australia.

March 2009

29th: Adelaide Dojo belt test


28th: Beach training Mooloolaba 8am start (barbeque breakfast)


21st: JKA Australian National Championships - Gold Coast. http://www.jkaa.com.au/

21st: Bayside Karate Autumn Match Practice, Australia. up to 16yrs of age. Redlands Karate Dojo - Thornlands. Contact: Sensei Garry Edwards


16th: Shihan Jason Armstrong seminar - Adelaide Australia


6-8th: Arnold Schwarzenegger MARTIAL ARTS FESTIVAL Multi-Discipline Event, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Hall Ohio USA. http://www.usankf.org/files/2009CalendarEvents/2009-Arnold%20marts.pdf

7-8th: QKA Summer Championships. Redbank Plains, Australia. Contact Sensei Garry Edwards


4th: Fight training Noosa Budokan. $15.00 per person


1st: Adelaide combined dojo belt test & seminar from Shihan Armstrong.

February 2009

21st: Seminar by Sensei Peter Wetherspoon at Sunshine Coast.


21st: Kasuya Sensei seminar #2 7pm, Brisbane Australia http://www.downloadkarate.com/social/index.php?m=events&p=details&id=20


20th: Kasuya Sensei seminar #1 6:30pm, Brisbane Australiahttp://www.downloadkarate.com/social/index.php?m=events&p=details&id=20


2nd: Mapleton Dojo opens. www.downloadkarate.com/MapletonDojo


January 2009

27th Buderim Dojo re-opens. www.downloadkarate.com/UniversitySunshineCoast

December 2008


California - Camarillo Shotokan Christmas Party.

6th-7th: National All Styles Championships. Carrara Indoor Stadium Nerang - Broadbeach Rd


November 2008


29th Redlands Karate Dojo Christmas party.


27th: Redlands Dojo 4th term belt test. Australia www.DownloadKarate.com/RedlandsKarateDojo


22nd: Bayside Match Practice at Kodomon Dojo. 8:30am to 11:00am

18th: California Belt test at 6:30 pm at the Amgen Dojo.


13-19th: WKF World Karate Championships Tokyo, Japan Nov. www.karateworld.org


October 2008


31st: Seminar Shihan Vassie Naidoo, President & Chief Instructor, Gojuryu Karate Do Seiwakai USA

7th Dan Gojuryu Karate Do Seiwakai $20ea or $70 for all - Brisbane.


28th: Seminar Yamazaki Sensei 8th Dan (Shotokan) $20/student - Brisbane

17th-19th: Australia Karate Camp 2008 at Luther Heights Youth Camp, Sunshine Coast.


5th: Toowoomba Kyu belt test

5th: National All Styles State Titles. Carrara Indoor Stadium Nerang - Broadbeach Rd


September 2008

20th: Australia Dan Belt tests at Budokan Noosa 12 noon. What is like to test for a Dan rank? see :www.DownloadKarate.com/DanRankVideo


13th: Redlands Dojo 3rd term grading. Australia


20th: Bayside Karate Spring Match practice - Goshinryu location. Australia.



August 2008

30th Happoren Seminar Australia by Hanshi McCarthy, 8th Dan

www.DownloadKarate.com/HapporenSeminar


24th California Annual Beach Training at Carpinteria


8-10th Australian Karate Fed. National Championships (AKF), Perth


July 2008


23rd Seminar at Slacks Creek (Australia) by Sensei Jason.


21st Seminar at Ettore Sensei`s Jomaborree heights dojo by Sensei Garry and Sensei Jason (Australia).


12th: Australian University Karate Championship

Venue: UNSW Life Style Centre,

University of NSW, Kensington, NSW

Phone: Francis Choy on 0465 525 043 for enquiries


June 2008

1st TJKN combined belt test - California


21st TJKN combined belt test and afternoon drinks. Redlands Karate Dojo. Qld Australia.

9am Junior`s belt test

10:30 Black belt Kata demo

11am Seniors belt test

28th June. Bayside Karate Match Practice (Winter) – Renbukan dojo Wynum.


May 2008

Belt Test. Himeji City, Japan. www.DownloadKarate.com/Kenjufudokai

April 2008

AKF Australian Open - Caloundra, Qld. 11th April. www.akf.com.au


Shihan jason Armstrong visiting USA dojos: Amgen, Seito Shito-ryu Santa barabara, Camarillo. Las Vegas & Virginia. 24th April-16th May.


Annual Camarillo Shotokan Championships April 27th California.www.DownloadKarate/TournamentCalifornia


Dan grading California (Camarillo). Sat. 26th April


March 2008

Bayside Karate Match Practice (Autumn) – Redlands Dojo, Australia. 9:00am to 1:00pm, 1st March. www.DownloadKarate.com/RedlandsKarateDojo

South Australia Shito-ryu dojo seminars by visiting Toowomba dojo instructors. March 8th-9th. www.DownloadKarate.com/Adelaide

South Australia belt test. March 8th.


Combined dojos training sessions Australia. Saturday & Sunday 15th & 16th March. Karate training at the USC dojo 1:30pm Sat. then noon Sunday (both 2 hour sessions). BBQ saturday night at Greg & Jaki’s house Montville. www.DownloadKarate.com/UniversitySunshineCoast

Redlands Dojo 1st term belt test, Australia. 9:00 to 12:00. 29th March.www.DownloadKarate.com/RedlandsKarateDojo

February 2008

Shihan Jason Armstrong & Sensei Wayne McDonlad run joint session at Noosa Budokan Dojo, Australia. Monday 18th. www.downloadkarate.com/NoosaBudokan

January 2008

Shihan Jason Armstrong seminars in South Australia. 30th & 31st Jnauary.www.DownloadKarate.com/Adelaide