These are the posts for the North Sydney dojo.

2014 was a great year

2014 was a great year for Chidokan. It was a great year in the Dojo with 700 hours of training, 3 Gasshuku and plenty of cross [...]

By | December 28th, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

45 years of Karate

45th Anniversary Gasshuku 2014 marks the 45th year of Chidokan in Australia.  To celebrate this event the November Gasshuku was held in North Sydney. Friday [...]

By | December 16th, 2014|Sydney|2 Comments

Bunkai, Bunkai and more Bunkai

Bunkai Iain Abernathy's is a Bunkai guru from the UK and hold seminars around the world on the application of Karate moves.  He posted a [...]

By | November 30th, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

45th Anniversary preparations

45th Anniversary Gasshuku The Gasshuku at the end of this month celebrates 45 years of Chidokan in Australia.  Soshi Sensei Hudson commenced his training at [...]

By | October 31st, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

September was a month for cross training and bunkai

The Gasshuku is only a month or so away so we've been working hard in preparation.  We have been focussing on our tools as well [...]

By | October 1st, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

What would we do without Kara-Zuki

Training this month The focus of our training this month was the Kara-Zuki exercises.  Kara-Zuki, roughly translated, means basic punching and we have three distinct [...]

By | September 1st, 2014|Sydney|1 Comment

The girls are tougher than the boys during winter

It was a cold July Only the girls made it to the 7am training sessions during the coldest weeks of winter. They were also the only [...]

By | July 31st, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

A grading, some videos and a boxing lesson

June was a busy month. We had a grading presentation, our website commenced its overhaul and we jumped in the ring with some boxers. 8th Kyu Grading [...]

By | June 30th, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

Would a Karate student survive a Boxing match?

Cross training was strongly discouraged in our dojo during the last part of the 20th century, so our experience of other martial arts, or any form [...]

By | June 17th, 2014|Sydney|1 Comment

The old Cairns dojo get back in touch

Students from the past, again At the start of the month we were contacted by Darren Garth. Darren is a Shodan who trained at the [...]

By | May 31st, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments
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