Karatedo Shitokai New Zealand

Founded in 1966 by Sensei Bob Dalton. New Zealand Representative for WSKF and APSKF

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posted by Dukenukem on 27.08.16 00:00 | under Club News

2016 Ingural Mabuni Tournament 27th - 28th 2016

The Mabuni tournament was held in Auckland and was hosted by Sensei Johnny Ling.  We sent 13 Competitors to the tournament accompanied by myself and Sempi Maurice.
It was like so many tournaments with it being a long day for everyone, but very well run and I thought a high standard of refereeing.  It is nice to see the younger karateka getting involved in ...


posted by Dukenukem on 21.08.16 00:00 | under Club News

2016 Auckland Open Championships - 21st August 2016

Auckland Open Karate Championships was held on 21st August 2016 at the Auckland Netball Centre, Stonefields, Auckland.
Karatedo Shitokai had two students head down to Auckland to compete in the Auckland Championships with London-Rose Gould and Yvette Hendrikse competing.

London-Rose in 6-7 years Kata and Kumite and Yvette in the 14-15 years girls Kata and Kumite.

Both girls performed brilliantly, London-Rose getting Bronze in Kata then getting Gold in ...


posted by Dukenukem on 16.07.16 00:00 | under National Events

2016 New Zealand Nationals and Secondary School Championships - 16th July 2016

On the 16th and 17th July 2016 the National Championships and The New Zealand Secondary Schools Competitions were held in Wellington.
Shitokai New Zealand had three competitors Olivia Crum and Yvette Hendrikse in The National Champs and The Secondary Schools plus London-Rose Gould in just The National Champs.
On the Saturday Yvette and Olivia competed in both Kata and Kumite.  Both made semi-finals for kata ...


posted by Dukenukem on 29.05.16 00:00 | under Local Events

2016 Manawatu Championships - 30th May 2016


Karatedo Shitokai New Zealand - Palmerston North recently attended the Manawatu Champs. This is a local event which is attended by the four Okinawa karate styles in the region, as well as many other clubs, local and visiting. This year, there was just over 100 competitors with many 1st time students.


This is regular competition that we have been part of since 2009 and one ...


posted by Dukenukem on 15.05.16 00:00 | under Local Events

2016 Northland Open - 15th May 2016

The 2016 Northland Open was held in Whangarei on the 15th May.  This year our club donated a Bob Dalton Memorial Cup to go to the winning club on the day.
It was awarded to the club with the most gold medals on the day, which this year went to Miyagikan Karate Do Gojuryu, so well done to them.
It is nice to have Sensei Bob remembered in this ...


posted by Dukenukem on 13.05.16 00:00 | under Nouvelle Caledonie

  2016 New Zealand Open - 24 April 2016 and Oceania Cup Noumea - 13 May 2016

Notre soeur Club ASKNC a récemment eu trois étudiants visitent la Nouvelle-Zélande et a assisté à la formation avec Hasegawa Sensei. Après cette semaine, avec Karatedo Shitokai plusieurs étudiants a voyagé au New Zealand Open in Christchurch, obtenant de très bons résultats gagnants du Womans équipe Kata Or. Ayant vu les pratiquer de retour dans le dojo, je les ...


posted by Dukenukem on 24.04.16 00:00 | under National Events

2016 New Zealand Open - 22 - 25th April 2016

The New Zealand Open Karate Tournament was held in Christchurch on the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd April 2016 with a two day training camp following on the 24th & 25th.
Karatedo Shitokai had five competitors and accompanying them were three competitors from our sister club in New Caledonia as well as Sensei Hasegawa who had the week prior to the ...


posted by Dukenukem on 18.04.16 00:00 | under Club News

2016 Sensei Hasegawa Visit to Whangarei - 18th April 2016

For the week of the 18th April, Karatedo Shitokai NZ welcomed to our dojo Yukimitsu Hasegawa Sensei. It is always a pleasure to have Sensei visit us and this time we also welcomed Dave Nuku from Palmerston North and Alicia, Angie and Juliette from the Sister Club, Nouville Caledonie club.
Sensei had a bit of time to relax after flying in from ...


posted by Dukenukem on 23.02.16 00:00 | under Club News

Bob Dalton 1936 - 2015

To become a karateka, or master of karate, requires a lifetime of devotion to the discipline of martial arts.
Today marks one year since the passing of Sensei Bob and although it has been a hard year adjusting with the club and other activities that Bob was involved in, we are making headway.
Below are some photo's from Bob's "Blast from the Past" Album.



posted by Dukenukem on 19.12.15 00:00 | under International Events

Master Mabuni Kenei, Soke of Shitokai Karatedo 1918 - 2015 - Saturday 19th December 2015 

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Mabuni Kenei, Soke of Shitokai Karatedo passed away today, aged 97
Born in Shuri City, Okinawa, on February 13, 1918. Kenei Mabuni was the first-born son of Kenwa Mabuni – the famous founder of the Shitoryu style.  Whilst living in Okinawa as a young child, Kenei Mabuni was ...


Karatedo Shitokai New Zealand

Founded in 1966 by the Late Sensei Bob Dalton and Official New Zealand Representative for World Shitokai Karate Federation and Asia Pasific Shitokai Karate Federation. WSKF, APSKF

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Whangarei Shitokai
Mondays and Thursdays
5.15pm -6.45pm

Palmerston North Shitokai
Mondays and Wednesday
5.45pm -7.45pm

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