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  • Australian open champions πŸ‘ŠπŸ₯‹πŸ’₯

    Australian open champions πŸ‘ŠπŸ₯‹πŸ’₯

    Spectacular Victories at the 2024 Australian Open! We are thrilled to announce that the 2024 Australian Open produced two GOLD MEDALLISTS in kumite. Congratulations to Sensei Michael RadermacherπŸ₯‡ who triumphed in the 55+ category, and Sempai Luke Hails πŸ₯‡who dominated the U21 84+kg category. Their outstanding performances have made us incredibly proud! GOLD Sensei Michael…

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  • Term 2 timetable

    Term 2 timetable

    Taking on feedback from families we have tweaked our timetable to better accommodate the training needs of our winter team sport participants. We have also taken the great enthusiasm from our combined adults class and spread its format through the week. We are very much looking forward to a term 2 and a commitment to…

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  • Finalists again!

    Finalists again!

    We are beyond excited to be finalists in the Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards for the FIFTH consecutive year (and the 7th altogether). With so many big name gyms in the finals, and only a handful of martial arts clubs, we certainly stand out as a highly performing small, specialist business. We thank our instructors,…

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  • 2024 Term 1 grading results

    2024 Term 1 grading results

    28 fabulous students have successfully graded to their next level, 8 with distinction. Excitingly, more than half of the grading students were female, highlighting our surging girl’s and women’s initiatives. This is the first grading to introduce the new additional “part way” belts, coloured with a white stripe, to designate considerable progress towards the next…

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  • Vote for us! πŸ‘ŠπŸ’›

    Vote for us! πŸ‘ŠπŸ’›

    The Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards are a happy hunting ground for Ishinryu, being finalists in the last 4 consecutive years (and two before that, too). This is a direct result of our students and extended Ishinryu family loving what we do, and taking a moment to vote. If you love what we do, we…

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  • 2024 Australian Small Business champion Awards – finalists AGAIN πŸ‘ŠπŸ₯‹πŸŒŸ

    2024 Australian Small Business champion Awards – finalists AGAIN πŸ‘ŠπŸ₯‹πŸŒŸ

    Our club are finalists again! The only martial arts club in the Sutherland Shire featured in this year’s finals.

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  • Sensei Alison representing at the  17th Pacific Games

    Sensei Alison representing at the 17th Pacific Games

    The Pacific Games is a major event on the calendar for all Pacific nations. Held ever 4 years, this year’s event, the 17th, was held in Honiara, Solomon Islands. 24 countries were represented in 27 sports. Our chief instructor Sensei Alison Peachey 6th Dan represented Australia as a neutral referee for the karate tournament. As…

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  • Our latest black belts πŸ‘ŠπŸ₯‹

    Our latest black belts πŸ‘ŠπŸ₯‹

    Congratulations to Sempai Akash and Sempai Alex, successfully grading to shodan (1st dan black belt). This is a significant event for the dojo and these two exceptional martial artists. Joining them (back row) were the grading panel and black belt observers, and (front row, Sempai Akash and Alex in the middle) the black belt grading…

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  • Finalists AGAIN

    Finalists AGAIN

    Thank you! Our members and friends and families and supporters have voted us into the finals of the 2023 Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards! This is our SIXTH time as a finalist, and builds on our first Australian Small Business Champion Awards finalist nomination from earlier this year.

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  • 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 πŸ‘ŠπŸ₯‹. Champion: Luke Hails -84/84+ kg…

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