Category: Competitions

  • 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…

  • World refereeing accreditation for Sensei Alison Peachey 5th Dan

    World refereeing accreditation for Sensei Alison Peachey 5th Dan

    Ishinryu (worldwide) recognises it’s first WKF accredited referee. Sensei Alison Peachey 5th Dan was examined at the WKF K1 event in Dubai in February 2018 and found to meet the stringent requirements of Kumite Judge B.

  • 2017 Annual Championships – Results

    2017 Annual Championships – Results

       That was a fabulous tournament… Saturday 25 November saw the Menai dojo taken over by enthusiastic karateka embracing the opportunity to test their skills in kata, kumite and gladiator. A huge thank you to the large number of volunteers who operated the tables and took many photos. Without you, a few people would have…

  • Pacific Mini Games

    Pacific Mini Games

    In December this huge (not mini!) multi-sport event will be held in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Sensei Alison Peachey 5th Dan (Oceania kumite referee and kata judge) will be part of the neutral refereeing team from Australia and New Zealand.

  • U21, Junior and Cadet World Championships

    U21, Junior and Cadet World Championships

    In October Sensei Tony Hails 7th Dan (in his capacity as Mentor Coach) will be accompanying Karate Fiji to this prestigious biannual WKF event. 91 countries will be participating. We’ll be eagerly watching their progress! And you can too WKF link

  • 2017 Annual Championships

    2017 Annual Championships

    Saturday 25 November Menai dojo 9am – 1pm 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…

  • 2016 Annual Championships – Results

    2016 Annual Championships – Results

    Great day everyone! Saturday 26 November saw the Menai dojo taken over by enthusiastic karateka embracing the opportunity to test their skills in kata, kumite and gladiator (for -15, we will consider an adults event, perhaps for the Christmas party!). A huge thank you to the large number of volunteers who operated the tables and…

  • 2016 Annual Championships

    2016 Annual Championships

    Saturday 26 November 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 2016

    Oceania 2016

    In September 2016 Sensei Tony joined the Karate Fiji team in his role as mentor coach. The biannual championships was held in Noumea, New Caledonia. A great tournament from a small, but elite, team. GOLD in the men’s -75kg kumite, and silver in the cadet girls kata big highlights.

  • WKF Recognition for Sensei Tony Hails

    WKF Recognition for Sensei Tony Hails

    At the 2015 Cadet, Junior and U21 World Championships Sensei Tony Hails 7th Dan, Founder and Chief Instructor of Ishinryu in Australia, was given lifetime recognition as a WKF accredited kumite coach. His certificate finally arrived, as applied for by Karate Fiji (of which Sensei Tony has been the mentor coach for 8 years). In a…