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Due to the instructor being posted overseas, Sobukan has closed its doors as at 28 February 2018. Sincere apologies for any inconvenience. It is hard to believe that Sobukan classes have now ended. This dojo has been such an enormous and … Continue reading
I got my first black belt at 18 years of age after about 8 years training, but I didn’t feel like a black belt. Sure, I had pretty good technique, but I knew that I had great weaknesses and plenty … Continue reading
It is with utmost regret that I must inform that we will hold our last classes on Wednesday February 28. I am so very proud of the dojo we have created together, and it breaks my heart to have to … Continue reading
Merry Christmas!! Thank you for a wonderful year and the delicious gifts. Each year, we paint a character to signify a theme for the year. For 2017 I chose ‘絆’ (kizuna), which means ‘bonds’ or ‘relationships’. I tried to … Continue reading
Kudo SA now has a second member dojo, Mt Gambier Martial Arts Academy, which is a long standing Kyokushin dojo. I know it’s a long drive, but I hope we can have regular joint training sessions. Welcome to Kudo, MGMAA! … Continue reading
October was a great month for achievements, many people were graded to the next belt level, and two Sobukan athletes represented Kudo SA at the Kudo Victorian Open. Fundraiser winner Congratulations to the Jeffrey family for winning a two-hour private … Continue reading
Sobukan is now 6 years old, and we have been sharing our current dojo for 5 years. Time flies when you are having fun! Thank you to everyone to all Sobukan members and families, past and present. Also, huge thanks … Continue reading
Important dates Date Time Event Sat Sept 23 6pm Dinner and drinks at Avoca Hotel Wed Oct 4 6 – 9pm Dojo closed due to judo event Sat Oct 14 10am Senior grading (TBC) Sun Oct 15 10am Junior grading … Continue reading