Kuro Obi Newsletter - July 2017


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Kuro Obi Newsletter 
July 2017

June 2017 gradings

More of the Kuro Obi kids after the grading - Petersham and Newtown.


July Newtown schedule

Classes will be running as normal at Petersham, but as usual, Newtown classes will not be running. During the holidays, all Newtown students are invited to come and train at Petersham. Classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday - 5:45-6:45.  In case you haven't been there yet, click aon the link below for a map.

Click here for a map to Kuro Obi >>

Fighting Fit Seminar Series

By Sensei Mark Mitchell

Sunday 23rd July

The next Mark Mitchell seminar will be on the 23rd July. Online bookings will be available soon. Keep that date free - you really don't want to miss it. It's especially appropriate for anyone planning on going to a full contact tournament or a senior grading.

Spectators will be charged 1/2 price on the day

Online bookings made after Wednesday 19th July, and any cash booking, will incur a $10 handling fee. 

Click here to book online >>

IFKKA Kata Tournament

27th August

Our next interclub tournament is the kata tournament. We've already started practicing now for this event - team kata requires a lot of practice! Entry per competitor will be $30 on paper, or $20 online. Ask me for a paper form if you prefer it that way.

Click here to enter online >>

14th IFKKA National Championships

12th November

Also known as the Sparring Spectacular, this features 3 kinds of sparring - Points, Clicker, and Full Contact. Once again, we have booked the NCIE in Redfern, and we're looking forward to having another great event!

September Senior Grading

Sep 10th

It's not far off!  If you're planning on grading for 4th (green belt) or higher, start preparing now! If you're not sure what you have to do, ask me as soon as possible.

2018 Camp

19th-21st January

The dates for the 2018 Camp have been confirmed! We've also managed to confirm that once more, Shihan David (now 7th Dan) will be attending again. Make sure you book this in your calendar.

Camp T-shirt design competition

Also, this time, we're inviting any and all aspiring designers, to design the t-shirt for thiscamp. It's a competition. The winner will get a free t-shirt and one day free at the camp!. Non-training family members can try too, and they can either START training, or a training family member will get the prize instead. Let me know, and I'll put you on the list!


Don't forget to check out the Interesting links section below


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Important Websites

Kuro Obi Dojo • IFKKA • IFK

Upcoming events

This newsletter lists the few events that are coming in the near future. For a better overview of what's ahead, the Upcoming events page on the Kuro Obi website will have the most up-to-date information.

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