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posted by Dukenukem on 03.12.16 00:00 | under Club News
2016 Shitokai New Zealand DAN Grading - Saturday 3rd December 2016
posted by Dukenukem on 07.11.15 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2015 Shitokai New Zealand DAN Grading - Saturday 7th December 2015
posted by Dukenukem on 13.12.14 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2014 Shitokai New Zealand DAN Grading - Saturday 13th December 2014
Karatedo Shitokai held its annual end of year gradings on Saturday 13th December at honbu dojo. This year there were three students grading for 3rd Kyu, three for 1st Kyu, and two students grading for Nidan.
I am happy to report that all passed with flying colours. The three youngsters grading for 3rd Kyu,(Devlin Lewis, Alyssa Hendrikse and Reuben Crum) performed most credibly, with their ...
posted by Dukenukem on 14.12.13 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2013 Shitokai New Zealand DAN Grading - Saturday 14th December 2013
The traditional Karatedo Shitokai New Zealand Dan gradings were held at Honbu dojo in Whangarei on 14th December.
This year was the biggest grading group for our organisation, with seven gradees (one Nidan and six Shodans, including three Junior Shodans). As usual the gradings were hard, with each gradee performing individually, making for a very long day. There was once again good support from family ...
posted by Dukenukem on 02.08.13 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2013 Senior DAN Gradings - 17th July and 24th August 2013
Three important Senior Dan Gradings were recently held in Palmerston North and in Whangarei.
On the 17th July 2013, Sensei Bob visited our Palmerston North Dojo, where he graded Dave Nuku, the Palmerston North Head Instructor to Yondan, and later on 24th August 2013 at the Honbu Dojo in Whangarei he graded Murray Burns, the Kamo Head Instructor to Yondan, and Sempai Matthew Baird ...
posted by Dukenukem on 15.12.12 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2012 Shitokai New Zealand DAN Grading - Saturday 15th December 2012
Our now traditional Dan grading day was held on Saturday 15th December, and this year our organisation welcomed five new Shodans to our numbers. They are:
As usual it was a "full on” grading day for everyone with again, as is now usual, a big audience ...
posted by Dukenukem on 23.06.12 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2012 Association Shitoryu Karatedo Nouvelle Caledonie Dan Gradings
Our sister club in Noumea, recently had three of its members graded to Nidan and Shodan, by the French Karate Association. France carries out all Dan gradings on a national basis in front of a panel of the style's high Dan grades, and this year, Alicia Bezier, who home stayed with Sensei Bob and his wife for four months, sat for Nidan, while two First Kyu ...
posted by Dukenukem on 17.12.11 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2011 Shitokai New Zealand DAN Grading - Saturday 17th December 2011
Karatedo Shitokai - The Karatedo Shitokai December gradings were held again in Whangarei on 17th December. This year, as well as the DAN gradings, there were many students grading for high Kyu levels, including five for 1st Kyu and eight for 2nd Kyu.
It is good to report that all Kyu gradees were successful, with some very good performances, particularly among the ...
posted by Dukenukem on 11.12.10 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2010 Shitokai New Zealand DAN Grading - Saturday 11th December 2010
Karatedo Shitokai - Saturday 11th December marked another year where hopefuls were going for the Dan grades. This year Matt Redfern and Aaron Springford were grading for their Shodan and Matt Burns for his Nidan.
Palmerston North travelled up two days earlier so as to have a training night with the club and also got a chance to view some the Kyu ...
posted by Dukenukem on 12.12.09 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2009 Shitokai New Zealand DAN Grading - Saturday 12th December 2009
Karatedo Shitokai - Saturday 12th December marked the final grading of the year, the 1st Kyu and Nidan gradings with Matt Redfern and Aaron Springford successfully passing their gradings for 1st Kyu after a solid effort from both of them.
The highlight of the day however were the three Nidan gradings, for Murray Burns, Dave Nuku (from our Palmerston North club) and ...
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