The dojo is now officially closed for 2008!
The adults general karate classes (Mon/Wed) will restart on the week of 5 January. There will be a fitness class on Saturday 10 January.
All other adult classes including the lunchtime ‘Fighting Fit’ classes (Mon/Wed/Fri) will restart on the week of 12 January.
Kid’s classes will restart with the new [...]
Just a heads up, we’re planning to celebrate that it’s soon 10 YEARS since we opened Mt Vic Dojo! We’ve had 700 odd students through the door and I challenge you to name one that we don’t remember well (okay, between us)!
We’ve booked a function room at the Westpac Stadium for a banquet dinner on [...]
While I’m playing catchup I want to welcome to the world our first official dojo baby! Yes, we’ve had babies & Rubin is none to pleased that we don’t count him but we decided to qualify for this special club both parents must be training AND have met at Mt Vic Dojo. Kat & Daisuke [...]
I’m a bit blogged out after catching up on the last few months but I’ve been wanting to blog the end of year gradings because they were a real highlight of the year, seniors and, especially, juniors. It’s been almost 10 years now so we’ve watched (sometimes helplessly, sometimes with astonishment) as the culture at [...]
Once again we were pleased to host the National black belt grading. MVD had 4 candidates. Sempai Conway & myself (Jill) for Nidan & Sempai’s Estelle & Haines for Shodan. It’s almost faded into a distant memory now but the first highlight for me was being at the head of the run. A fantastic day [...]