Northern Goju Karate

Karate is for mums, dads, brothers, sisters, aunties, uncles, cousins, friends, neighbours, even boyfriends and girlfriends, in fact anyone....and at Northern Goju Karate we have classes to suit all age groups and skill levels. 

 

Please be advised that the class roster has been updated to incorporate the current Vic State legislation regards Covid and the applicable restrictions and limitations.

Current limitations include:

Junior and Senior Classes = 2m2 per person (density based) + required instructors/staff 

 

Monday

4.30pm to 5.30pm : Juniors - (9-14 years) - White through Blue Belts

5.30pm to 6.30pm : Juniors - Advanced (3rd to 1st Kyu) & BLACK BELT

6.30pm to 7.30pm : No Classes - Staff meetings and debriefings as required.

7.30pm to 9.00pm : Special Classes (refer note below)

  

Tuesday

4.30pm to 5.30pm : Juniors - Beginners (White Belt & 10th Kyu)

5.30pm to 6.30pm : Juniors - Intermediate (9th Kyu to 7th Kyu)

6.30pm to 7.30pm : Juniors - Upper Intermediate (6th Kyu to 4th Kyu)

7.30pm to 8.30pm : Seniors - Beginners, Intermediate (White Belt to 5th Kyu)

8.30pm to 9.30pm : Seniors - Advanced (4th to 1st Kyu) & BLACK BELT

 

Wednesday

4.30pm to 5.30pm : Juniors - (9-14 years) - White through Blue Belts

5.30pm to 6.30pm : Juniors - Advanced (3rd to 1st Kyu) 

6.30pm to 7.30pm : BLACK BELTS ONLY

7.30pm to 9.00pm : Special Classes (refer note below)

 

Thursday

4.30pm to 5.30pm : Juniors - Beginners (White Belt & 10th Kyu)

5.30pm to 6.30pm : Juniors - Intermediate (9th Kyu to 7th Kyu)

6.30pm to 7.30pm : Juniors - Upper Intermediate (6th Kyu to 4th Kyu)

7.30pm to 8.30pm : Seniors - Beginners, Intermediate (White Belt to 5th Kyu)

8.30pm to 9.30pm : Seniors - Advanced (4th to 1st Kyu) & BLACK BELT

 

Saturday

8.30am to 9.30am : Juniors - Beginners (White Belt & 10th Kyu)

9.30am to 10.30am : Juniors - Intermediate (9th to 7th Kyu)

10.30am to 11.30am : Seniors - Advanced 4th Kyu & BLACK BELTS

11.30am to 12.30pm : Juniors - Upper Intermediate (6th to 4th Kyu)

12.30pm to 1.00pm : Staff lunch break

1.00pm to 2.00pm : Juniors - (3rd to 1st Kyu & BLACK BELT)

 

Classes operate as per Victorian School Terms.

In 2021, due to the 2020 VIC  legislated lockdown, classes will resume from Monday January 4, 2021, ahead of the regular School Term.

Regards the 10.30am to 11.30am : SENIOR - All Grades Class, each month, the 1st and 2nd Saturday is Arnis Classes

Ground Awareness and Arnis Classes also occur during Black Belt Classes. 

 

Special Classes...

Special Classes refer to classes that are specific to a particular/specialized area to enhance students' abilities, not typical classes where the Syllabus is a priority with an emphasis on progression and advancement.

These classes include:

SPECIFIC KATA, SPECIFIC PRE-ARRANGED & BUNKAI, and KUMITE CLASSES

These classes will be advised of prior to that class. Attendance must be confirmed Prior to the Class.

A surcharge of $16.50 will be applicable to these classes which must be paid Prior to the Class to reserve place.

In many cases, these classes will be restricted to the number of students on the mat (tatami) to ensure students get the most out of the class/classes.

Normal membership does not cover these special classes. 

The Special Classes may also cover the following:

Weapons Awareness Classes/Courses

Ground Awareness Classes/Courses

Tournament Classes,

Open Nights, Etc....  

   

Additionally...

There may be some Special Seminars and Special Nights that may include:

Women's Self Defence Classes/Courses

Anti-Bullying Awareness Classes/Courses

For information on this, please speak with Kyoshi Adrian Delia

 

Gradings...

When and as required, Gradings are held on Sundays typically, and may occur on a Saturday afternoon (after regular classes).

Gradings are a Formal Event and differ from classes.

To be eligible for Gradings, students must first have received their pre-grading criteria checks and received their 5 belt tags confirming the grading criteria is known.