Member of the World Karate Organisation (WKO), the Barwon Heads’ shinkyokushinkai karate club is a not for proﬁt organisation. In its 18 years of operation, it has produced state and national champions. The club is run by enthusiastic and dedicated female and male instructors in a relaxed and safe environment.
Classes for children and adults run weekly. Learn and practice karate, self defence, no contact ﬁghting in a controlled environment and participate in tounaments. Develop motor skills, strength, ﬁtness and self conﬁdence. Learn to respect yourself and others. Have fun and make friends!
Classes details here.
********* NEW CLASS TIMES **********
Commencing Monday 18th February
Monday children’s class 4.20pm – 5.15pm
Monday advanced children 5.20pm – 6.20pm (2nd blue and above only)
Monday adults class 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Wednesday children’s class 4.20pm – 5.15pm
Wednesday advanced children 5.20pm – 6.20pm (2nd blue and above only)
Wednesday adults class 6.30pm – 8.00pm
We are currently working at introducing a fighting class on Friday nights. We will confirm the times and dates soon.
Classes will be held every Monday and Wednesday resuming on the 4th of February.
Juniors – 4.40pm to 5.40pm
Adults – 6.15pm to 7.45pm
New members, both juniors and adults, are always welcome.
Some people have requested a copy of the national 2012 poster. Click ‘Download Poster’ below. It is a large pdf file 15mb.
Congratulations to Bradley, Georgia, Jack, Madeline, Brodie and Zoe who all earned the right to represent Victoria at the Australia Kata Championships. A early start was had by all leaving on a 6.00am flight to Sydney. We arrived in Sydney and took a short taxi drive to our accomodation at Coogee Beach, a short break them back in the taxi and of to the venue. All competitors were nervous but excited at the same time. Although there were not alot of competitors in the teams kata divison Barwon Heads students were a class above and there hard work and practice payed of. We now have the Australian champions (Brad, Georgia and Jack)and also the 3rd place trorphy went to Madeline, Brodie and Zoe. Congratulations.
On Sunday the 19th of June 2011 Barwon heads students competed in The Victorian Shikyokushin Karate Non Contact and Kata Championships and what a day it was for the Dojo. The under 12 Kata teams placed 2nd & 3rd, under 16 & open Kata teams are now Victorian Champions. Individual Kata under 8 placed 2nd, under 13 2nd and 3rd and open 2rd place. Individual non contact Under 8 Victorian champion, under 10 Victorian Champion, Under 12 2nd place, under 17 2nd place and open 2nd place. The day was a huge success for all those who competed and a very successful day for Barwon Heads Dojo well done everyone.
Blitz Magazine (http://www.blitzmag.net/) asked Shihan David Jacobs to demonstrate a self-defence drill against a baseball bat attack to the body.