December Newsletter

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SUPPLEMENT Thanks to everyone for making our Christmas celebrations so successful. Congratula-tions to Mrs Fisher and Sean Francis and Kentaro on their hamper wins. We raised $258—thank you! Well done Christine, our reliable treasurer for her very astute ‘bet’ on Sensei’s speech—3mins and 20secs—with a winning prize of $46. The executive—Alan, Christine, Kate […]

Newsletter September 2017

Hello Everyone, My name is Christine (Soephanthaj Samantha) Vongdara. This is my 4th year of training at the Matsumoto Dojo, prior to that it has been 30 years ago since I have left the Dojo and come back. I was delighted and honoured when I asked Sensei if I can do my grading to achieve […]


Great work Stuart, Daniel, Luke, Jade, Mikoto, Mada, Keitlin, Cocona, Skye, Sota, Mika, Tatsuya, and Mark. TEAM RESULTS Thanks to Sensei’s tireless efforts and a team committed to giving it their best in Brisbane, the results from the Queensland State Karate Titles were excellent. From a relatively small team of 13 a medal haul of […]

Newsletter MARCH 2017

TEAM MEMBERS OFF TO BRISBANE Mada, Mark, Stuart, Tatsuya, Mika, Daniel, Skye, Sota, Mikoto, Keitlin, Cocona and Jade are representing the club at the Queensland State Karate Titles 11th & 12th March 2017. Good Luck! FAMILY MEMBER PROFILE: BRONWYN, JADE & RUBY I started training with Matsumoto Sensei when I was 17 years of age, […]


SECRETARY: Alan Edwards TREASURER: Christine Vongdara CO-PRESIDENT: Kate Walker-Edwards PRESIDENT: Gail Walker Special thanks to Kathy Morley for her work as treasurer for so many years with the club. It was decided at the AGM not to form a special junior sub-committee but rather have any juniors present at meetings, have full voting rights. First […]