Appointment of New JKA Australia Technical Board

APPOINTMENT OF NEW JKAA TECHNICAL BOARD The following members will form the JKAA’s new Technical Board, effective from 1st July 2021: JKAA Chief Instructor: Takaatsu Nishimura Shihan, 7th Dan JKAA Deputy Chief Instructor: Phil Young Sensei, 5th Dan Technical Board Members: Greg Symons Sensei, 5th Dan Paul Holmes Sensei, 5th Dan Roy Bower Sensei, 5th … Read more

6th JKAA Instructors Training Seminar

6th JKAA Instructors Training Seminar On 22nd and 23rd May 2021, we held the 6th Annual JKAA Instructors Training Seminar. After not being able to conduct this training in 2020 due to COVID-19, it was wonderful to have been able to finally organise this training seminar and have our JKAA instructors in the same room … Read more

JKA Greater Melbourne – North Melbourne Branch – Monthly Senbon Geiko Training

JKA GREATER MELBOURNE – NORTH MELBOURNE MONTHLY SENBON GEIKO TRAINING (千本稽古) The JKA North Melbourne Branch will be conducting a special monthly “Senbon Geiko” (1,000 training) training sessions. When: Time: Venue: Every 3rd Saturday of the month, commencing February 2021 11:30am to 1:30pm North Melbourne Community Centre 49-53 Buncle Street, North Melbourne, 3051 Online participation … Read more

JKAA Dan Grading & Accreditation Examination Results – March 2021

JKAA DAN GRADING AND ACCREDITATION RESULTS – MARCH 2021 A Dan (black belt) grading and JKA accreditation examination were held in March 2021. Results of the grading and examinations are set out in the JKAA Technical Committee Bulletin below. Congratulations to the JKAA members who passed their Dan grading and JKA accreditation examinations. Please see … Read more

Cancellation of Funakoshi Gichin Cup 15th Karate World Championship Tournament

Cancellation of Funakoshi Gichin Cup 15th Karate World Championship Tournament JKQ HQ has announced its decision to cancel the Funakoshi Gichin Cup 15th Karate World Championship Tournament and Junior World Championship Tournament which were scheduled for October 2021. The tournaments were originally scheduled to be held in October 2020 but was postponed to October 2021, … Read more