Important Membership Information

Dear Kimekai Member and Families,   Following the National update on the COVID-19, Kimekai Martial Arts will continue to operate as normal.  We are committed to delivering ongoing training and support during this time so you can remain confident, fit and healthy. We are taking every precaution to ensure your safety and the well- being of all our members, their families, …

Our commitment to safety as we navigate COVID-19

We’d like to assure our students and parents that we are taking the upmost care in creating a safe training environment in minimising the chances of cross contamination and the spreading of the coronavirus. We will be taking the following precautions and additional care to ensure everyone feels comfortable to train to their full potential: ✔️ Regular Spray/Wipe of Equipment, …

Why Martial Arts is beneficial to your school-age child’s development

Every child’s early years are incredibly important to their development and well being. Many concerned parents are interested in what is the best way for their school age child to receive ample physical and mental stimulation. Considering that there are many so-called “strategies” that falsely tout benefits, it’s very difficult to delineate the truth from the misleading claims. Martial arts, …

TOP 5 HIGHLIGHTS TO WRAP UP 2019

As we turn our calendars for 2020, it is always great to look back at the previous year and see how far we have come. All members at Kimekai that have continuously trained with us in 2019 have come one step closer to their fitness goals and deepened their appreciation for karate. Whilst doing so, they have all become an …

School Holiday Program

Karate places an importance in continuous practice. Kimekai takes this moto seriously as sessions are held almost all year round. However, practice shouldn’t be boring and tedious. This summer break, we, at Kimekai, have crafted a school holiday program that will leave you and your child engaged, fit and ready to take on the new year.  Who is the School …

Why we conduct sparring

Karate Sparring, known as kumite, is a practice technique where two karate students face off in a controlled environment. Sparring, especially in Kimekai Karate, involves grappling, punching, blocking and performing counterattacks. Kumite is the cornerstone of every karate student’s education along with kata. A good foundation in kata will allow students to translate their set moves into their sparring technique. …

Road to the WKF World Championships:

Interview with U21 Australian Rep & Kimekai Competitor, Hamish Jobling Kimekai cultivates talent like no other. First, honing in on a karateka’s inner passion and strength. Then channeling their determination into a guided practice. Finally, providing avenues to let them show the world how far they’ve come. While we reckon that our instructors have a knack of bringing our students’ …

Karate in the Olympics

Ever since the early 70s, the karate community has expressed tremendous interests in competing in the most prestigious sporting event, the Summer Olympics. On August 3, 2016, news broke from the International Olympic Committee’s organizers before the Rio Olympics that karate was approved for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Hence for the first time in history, eight gold medals will be …

Karate Styles

Karate has evolved from its traditional roots in kung fu to a worldwide martial art. The style of karate that is right for you and your kids is something most don’t pay much attention to. Much fewer are inundated with the rich history of karate. Regardless, it is worth discussing the strengths of each school of karate to get your …