Visit from Stephan Steyn Sensei

Back to All News & Events Yesterday evening’s classes were presented by Stephan Steyn Sensei who visited us all the way from Steyn Dojo in Potchefstroom! Classes focused on dynamic variations of kata, ensuring students always think about each movement. It was great to see Zilla Steyn Sensei and baby Alexa as well! Our dojo […]

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Visit from Sensei Johnny Kuhn

Visit from Sensei Johnny Kuhn

Back to All News & Events Our students thoroughly enjoyed last night’s training presented by Sensei Johnny Kuhn who visited us from Vereeniging Dojo. A technical class focusing on hip application in kihon and using this to improve kime.

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WSKF Dan Grading

Back to All News & Events Congratulations to our dojo’s newest dan grades! A special well done to our new Sandan (3rd Dan) who had an excellent grading: Vic du Preez: 3rd Dan Carlos Roig: 2nd Dan Claudine Botha: 2nd Dan Pierre de Klerk: 1st Dan Carien Hartzenberg: 1st Dan Morrie Swart: 1st Dan Michael […]

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October Regional Black and Brown Belt Training

Back to All News & Events Our monthly black and brown belt training was hosted in Vereening on Saturday, 7th October 2017. Training was presented by Mike Dukas Sensei and focused on the kata Chinte. The title of this kata ‘Chinte’ is taken from the Chinese characters which mean ‘Strange hands’. It is only natural […]

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WSKF World Karate Championships held in Tokyo, Japan.

Our dojo brought home three medals from the WSKF World Karate Championships held in Tokyo, Japan, this past weekend! Wenette Jordaan triumphed once again and is the new WSKF U21 Kata World Champion! She also placed second in U21 kumite and 3rd in team kumite. Mark Coetzer competed in a large Senior Male Open Kata […]

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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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