Takis Dojo Cup

Our dojo sent a small team of seven junior competitors to the Takis Dojo Cup this past weekend and returned with nine medals! Well done to all those who competed – we are proud of each and every one! Megan Weideman : 1st Place Kata Ruan Enslin : 1st Place Kata Ruan Enslin : 2nd […]

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Regional Black and Brown Belt Training

A very informative regional black and brown belt training was held in Vereeniging Dojo today! This is one of many regional senior training sessions. The class started with an intense kumite training session held by Rust sense, which everyone enjoyed. Followed by basics and the Dan grading syllabus was covered by Mike sensei, including a […]

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Pre-Dan Grading

Students attempted a pre-dan grading today. A dan grading is a milestone in any karateka’s life and requires years of preparation. Valuable advice was provided by the senior panel. Students have ten weeks remaining before the official WSKF dan grading – keep training hard!

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Winter Kata Camp

We had so much fun at our dojo’s winter kata camp! Junior intermediate students had the opportunity to learn new kata and get to know each other better. Looking forward to the next one! The winter kata camp was focused on junior intermediate students for all-styles (WKF) competition training. The kata’s Empi and Jion was […]

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KSA SA Open and Elite Championships

A very successful day for our dojo at the KSA SA Open and Elite Championships in Durban today! Wenette Jordaan : 1st Senior Open Kata Wenette Jordaan : 1st Senior Open Kumite Wenette Jordaan : 3rd U21 Elite Kata Carien Hartzenberg : 2nd Veterans Open Kata Mark Coetzer : 3rd Senior Open Kumite Mark Coetzer […]

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Visit from Mike Dukas Sensei

Our dojo was incredibly fortunate to have a visit from Mike Dukas Sensei tonight. Both juniors and seniors learned so much! The mixed belt adult class in Pretoria was presented by Mike Dukas Sensei with the theme of correct hip application. Class started with basic kihon focusing on correct hip rotation. Important technical points for […]

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WSKF Regional Black Belt and Brown Belt Training

Our dojo was incredibly fortunate to host an excellent regional black belt and brown belt training today! Students trained for four hours, focusing on kihon and kata presented by Mike Dukas Sensei, kumite presented by Marius Jordaan Sensei and fitness and reaction drills presented by John Rust Sensei.

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Karate Super League Bull’s Challenge

Very well done to our dojo team that took part at the Karate Super League Bull’s Challenge today! Simone de Koning : 1st Place Kata AW Oberholzer : 2nd Place Kata Pierre de Klerk : 3rd Place Kata Ruan Enslin : 3rd Place Kata Jade Teasdale : 3rd Place Kata Sakhile Mngadi : 3rd Place […]

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Regional WSKF Training Session

Another great regional WSKF training session presented by Mike Dukas Sensei this morning in Vanderbijlpark. Two hours of kihon, followed by two hours of preparation for the team competing in Japan in August.

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