2019 CLUB EVENTS:
Welcome to our new Dojo from Mackay, Northern Queensland, Australia, Sensei Earl McCann. They will be training with us and bringing a team to our tounament in September.
8th Dan Ranking:
Recently Sensei Ray has recieved the ranking of Hachi Dan or 8th Dan. Congratulations and well deserved. The recomendaton letter states: "This award is in recognition of your many decades of teaching and promoting the art of Shotokan Karate in New Zealand and abroad." A Photo of the letter is in our photo gallery.
Wednesday 13th February - Waiuku dojo, Waiuku Primary school hall on George St.
The next Kyu grading for yellow belts and above is on Saturday 4th May.
Counties Shotokan Tournament 1:
Counties Shotokan Karate Tournament - Held at the Pukekohe, Indian Community Hall 55 Ward Street on Saturday 16th March 2019
Hawaii November 2018:
In November, Counties Shotokan will be sent a team to a Karate Tournament in Hawaii - Well done.
World Karate Organization Tournament, Canada:
We were invited by the President of the WKO (World Karate Organization) to attend and compete in a world championship tournament being held in Toronto, Canada in November 2016. The team consisted of 29 competitors traning in all Dojos, ranging from 9 years of age to over 50. The team participated in a several training camps before competing. Many medals were won by competitors. A very successful tournament all round for Counties Shotokan Karate club.