The ‘Children’s Competition’ is usually staged between 9am-1pm, where children aged between 5yrs and 11yrs are able to compete in a safe and friendly atmosphere with other children their own age. The competition involves traditional floor patterns and sparring and Ground Wrestling (Okinawan Wrestling), which has been developed specifically for this age group by Bu-Geido. In the afternoon the “Colts and Seniors”, compete in sparring and floor patterns. Also, there is a display of traditional Japanese weaponry, by the Tasmanian Statewide Demonstration Team.
Competitors range from as young as 5yrs old to those in their 60’s. Competitors show the public that Japanese Martial Arts can be More than just the usual fighting that most people have become used to seeing and that any person from 5yrs of age to 100yrs can participate in this popular sport.
For some competitors it will be their first taste of competition and tensions can run high, culminating in some lively wrestling and sparring. However, there is always a sense of goodwill and friendship among the competitors, which is in the spirit of the Competition.
Beginners To Experienced Welcome!
Karate classes from 4 years to Adults
2023 All Styles Competition Victoria
The Children’s Competition will be staged between 9am and 1pm, where children between the ages of 5 years and 11 years can compete in a safe and friendly atmosphere with other children their own age.
The Junior and Adult competition will be held from 1:45pm to 4pm on the same day.
The competition will be held at the Montagu Bay Primary School Gymnasium
The competition will run 9am through to 4pm on a Saturday.
Events include Traditional floor patterns, sparring and Ground Wrestling specifically designed for the younger age groups. Point Sparring, Kata, Weapons, and kata team events for juniors – 12 years – and Adults.
Dates: 27th of May 2023
For further information please contact Sensei