Hanshi Renzie honoured

Many congratulations to Hanshi Renzie Hanham of Christchurch Shibu who received a Queen’s Service Medal for services to karate in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours. Hanshi Renzie has been involved in Seido Karate since its inception, and before that, Kyokushin kaikan and judo.

North Island Tournament

Seido Wellington hosts the North Island Seido Karate Tournament this Queen’s Birthday Weekend. Adult competition begins at 9am, Saturday 2 June; children’s competition at 9am, Sunday 3 June. Kata, semi-contact and points sparring, and for children, randoori tag and sumo. All welcome at the Renouf Tennis Centre, Brooklyn Rd. Informal drinks at Southern Cross Bar, Abel Smith St, at close of Saturday competition. The Sunday morning 8.00 am fitness class is the only class at the dojo this weekend.

New rokudan in club

Congratulations to Jun Shihan Doug Clover who graded to rokudan in April. Jun Shihan Doug currently runs the Friday lunchtime fitness session.