A massive thank you to our Shito-Ryu Shukokai Union Oceania Family for the great Seminar over the weekend in Brisbane, Australia. A special thank you to Shihan Stephen Kelly,(6th Dan) of Kansai Karate Academy Australia, for organising the weekend. As always, it was a pleasure to train with Shihan Ishitobi (8th Dan) and also Shinichi Mizoguchi (4th Dan) from Japan. Looking forward to next years Seminar. We had two of our Instructors graded by Shihan Ishitobi during the weekend. Congratulations to our New Zealand Chief Instructor Sensei Andrew Kowanjko Kenshi (5th Dan)on receiving Shidoin ranking. An excellent achievement. Thank you for your continued support of Shukokai Karate NZ.We are very proud of your efforts. Congratulations Tavita Lefale on receiving Sandan (3rd Dan Black Belt) and Jun-Shidoin ranking. A prestigious and deserving achievement, and a reflection of your dedication to the art of karate. Well done.