Category: Competitions

  • 2023 Australian Open Karate Championships

    2023 Australian Open Karate Championships

    Let the results speak for themselves from the 2023 Australian Open Karate Championships, held at the Whitlam Centre, Liverpool in May. Our energetic and regular Saturday competition squad competitors demonstrated that accurate and diligent practice of techniques, including under simulated match conditions, will culminate in confidence on the tatami 👊🥋. Champion: Luke Hails -84/84+ kg…

  • Our Annual Championships 2022

    Our Annual Championships 2022

    December 2022, and a landmark event with the re-establishment of our fabulously competitive and spectator-friendly annual competition. Congratulations to all competitors for your effort, tenacity and spirit. Several albums are available on our public Facebook page. Kata Gladiator Kumite 1A Kumite 1B Kumite 1C Presentation Congratulations to our medallists… and huge thanks to our volunteers…

  • Australian Open 2022

    Australian Open 2022

    Well done to our competitors: Sensei Michael Radermacher: bronze 45+ kumite Sempai Sandip Pala: competitor -60kg kumite James Newman: 5th 35-45 kumite And also to Sensei Alison Peachey 6th Dan and Sensei Michael Radermacher 3rd Dan, refereeing and judging.

  • 2019 Annual Championships

    2019 Annual Championships

    9 November – a fabulous day! Numerous photos to follow, for now please find the results and acknowledgement of assistance here. 2019 Championship results

  • Tremendous Australasian Schools and Australian Open results

    Tremendous Australasian Schools and Australian Open results

    In April we had several students competing, most for the first time, at international competitions. Australasian Schools Championships Well done to Elena Hails, Josh Simpson and Heath Dibden for competing in kata and kumite. Congratulations to Luke Hails for silver in the -70kg cadet kumite. Australian Open Championships Well done to Josh Simpson for competing…

  • 2018 Annual Championships – Results

    2018 Annual Championships – Results

    Saturday 8 December  saw the Menai dojo taken over by enthusiastic karateka embracing the opportunity to test their skills in kata, kumite and gladiator. Well done everyone – our biggest annual tournament for a while with a record number of junior competitors. And 25% female, also very impressive (and have a look at the results…

  • 2018 Annual Championships

    2018 Annual Championships

    Saturday 8 December Menai dojo 9am – 2pm Be there!!! Our annual championships is the safe and encouraging environment you have been waiting for to test out your skills. You can enter kata and kumite, and for up to age 15 there is the gladiator (padded sticks) event too. Online entry is open until 8pm…

  • Oceania Champion!! Sempai James Walker

    Oceania Champion!! Sempai James Walker

      Being a late addition to the Australian team (yet previously a member of the U21, Junior and Cadet World Championship team) Sempai James Walker stamped his class on his U21 kumite division WINNING convincingly (9-1). Outstanding James, hard work rewarded.

  • Oceania judging accreditation for Sensei Alison Peachey 5th Dan

    Oceania judging accreditation for Sensei Alison Peachey 5th Dan

    On the back of her World kumite upgrade in February, Sensei Alison Peachey 5th Dan was examined at the OKF Oceania Championships in Auckland in May 2018 and found to meet the stringent requirements of Kata Judge A. We were also very excited to witness the great success of Sensei Lemeki Lenoa 3rd Dan from Karate…

  • NSW Cup

    NSW Cup

    We had 10 keen novice students (and one very experienced international competitor!) enter the NSW Cup on 30 June. With development and open divisions it was a great opportunity to get a taste of major competitions. 10 medals!!! Well beyond expectations with placings in development and open divisions, kata and kumite. We have many more…