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Term 1 2022

(Grading Term 4 2021)

Term 1 2022 starts Wednesday February 2. Junior classes 6-7pm Monday and Wednesday, youth and adult classes 7-8pm Monday and Wednesday. On Sunday afternoons we hold a workout class from 5-6pm at the club.

Term 2 2021

Term 2 kicks off Monday 19 April, last class Wednesday 23 June.
Kids class 6-7pm, Adults 7-8pm, Monday and Wednesday.
Sunday Session workout classes 5-6pm.

We have 3 Public Holidays this term, we will not have kids classes these days but intend to have adult classes:
* Anzac Day Moday 26/4,
* Reconciliation Day 31/5
* Queens Birthday 14/6.

End of Term 1 2021

We wound up the first term with in class gradings for both the Junior and adults class. Congratulations to our succesful students.
Term 2 commences 19 April 2021.

Term 1 2019

Activ8 Term 1 2019 dates:
Feb 4 Monday – classes resume
March 11 Monday – Canberra Day – no classes
April 10 Wednesday – last class of term.

Juniors 6-7pm, Youth/Adults 7-8pm – Monday and Wednesday. New and returning students always welcome.activ8 banner

Activ8 Martial Arts Term 3 2018

23 July – Monday – Classes restart
August TBA Black Belt and senior class
22 August – Wednesday Tip Grading – in class
September TBA Black Belt and senior class 
26 September – Wednesday, end of term 3term3

Activ8 Martial Arts training dates for Term 2 2018

Activ8 Martial Arts training dates for Term 2 2018 are:
1/4 – Monday Term 2 starts
28/5 – Monday Reconciliation Day Public Holiday, no classes
11/6 – Monday Queens Birthday Public Holiday, no classes
1/7 – Sunday – prospective Grading Day 
4/7 – Wednesday, Term 2 ends

All new and returning students welcome. We train Monday and Wednesday evenings during the school term. Junior classes are 6-7pm, Youth/Adult classes from 7-8pm. Send us a message on our Facebook page or pay us visit.

Black-Belt classes for current Black Belts and prospective Black Belts (active Brown Belts) will be advised – check our Facebook page for updates.

We may be running a mid-term grading for some students – these people will be advised at the beginning of term. x20180321_202253

Term 1 2018 Training dates and details

Welcome to a new year.
Training dates for Term 1 2018 are:
5/2 – Monday Term 1 starts
12/3 – Monday Canberra Day Public Holiday, no classes
2/4 – Easter Monday, no classes
11/4 – Wednesday, Term 1 ends

All new and returning students welcome. We train Monday and Wednesday evenings during the school term – Our junior classes for go from 6-7pm, and youth/adult classes from 7-8pm.


Term 4 2017 Training dates

Fist Class of term: Monday 9 October
Tip grading: Wednesday 16 November
Grading: Sunday 10 December (To be confirmed)
Last class of term: Wednesday 13 December
Black Belt classes and training opportunities to be announced.

Term 2 2017 dates and details:

Wednesday 26 April – first class of term,
Sunday May 14 1pm-2pm – Black Belt class.
*** Cancelled***  Sunday June 11 1pm-2pm – Black Belt class. ***Cancelled due to long weekend***
Monday 12 June – Public Holiday, no classes .
Sunday 25 June  Grading 10am, followed by Black Belt class 1-2pm.
Wednesday 28 June, last class of term, 

Training Mondays and Wednesdays (public holidays permitting) juniors 6-7pm, adults (14+) 7-8pm. New students always welcome.

Term 1 2017 dates to remember

After a hot start to the training for 2017 dates are now locked in for the calendar.

5/3/2017 Sunday 1-2pm – Black Belt class, open to Brown Belts looking towards grading.

6/3/2017 Monday – Tip Grading, held in class.

13/3/2017 Monday – Canberra Day public holiday, no training.

2/4/2017 Sunday 1-2pm Black Belt class (no grading this term).

5/4/2017 Wednesday – last class Term 1.

Term 2 starts Wednesday 26/4/2017.

Term 1 2017 – 30 January

Term 1 kicks off 30 January.  We train Monday and Wednesday nights, 6-7pm for Kids Karate, 7-8pm Adult Zen Do Kai Freestyle Martial Arts. Come along and give it a try. First classes are free.   baimg_7558

Last class of Term 4 – 14 December

We have moved training for Wednesday 14 December to the Mawson Playing Fields. This location is just down the road from our school hall. Usual training times 6-7 kids, 7-8 adults. Access to the fields is off Beasley Street, check the red circle on the map for the specific spot. Make sure you have shoes, a tshirt and a drink bottle. And if you have friends who train with us please pass on the message.xmas-at-activ8

Term 4 training dates

10 October, Monday – training recommences: 6pm kids, 7pm adults.
20 November, Sunday – Black Belt class: 1-2pm
4 December, Sunday – Grading
13 December, Wednesday – last class of term.

We look forwards to seeing everyone and all newcomers are welcome.

Note, due to hall availability, Term 4 grading is the 2nd last Sunday of term.

Term 3 training dates

Mon 18 July Term 3 starts,
Sun 31 July Brown/Black Belt class 1-2pm,
Mon 15 Aug Tip Grading,
Sun 28 Aug Brown/Black Belt class 1-2pm,
Sun 18 Sept Grading 11am-1pm,
Sun 18 Sept Brown/Black Belt class 1-2pm,
Wed 21 Sept Last class Term 3.

Kids Karate classes Monday and Wednesday 6pm-7pm
Adults Zen Do Kai Karate classes Monday and Wednesday 7pm-8pm.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Monday and Wednesday 7.45pm-8.30pm.

Term 2 2016 – training dates

With a big term 2 lined up for 2016, add these dates to your calendar:

Mon 25th April – Anzac Day public holiday – no training

Wed 27th April – first class term 2

Sun 22nd May 1pm – Black/Brown belt class

Mon 23rd May – tip grading (during class)

Mon 13th June – Queens Birthday long weekend – no training

Sun 26th June – grading 11-1pm

Sun 26th June 1pm – Black/Brown belt class

Wed 29th June – last class term 2

Term 2 2016 – discount training deal

Training deal! New adult members who join in term 2 or 3 can get their first term for just $50! A 75% discount off the usual training fee. Give us a call, 0401 211 507, send us an email to, or drop us a message on our Facebook page. Classes are 7-8pm Monday and Wednesday during the school term. Term 2 training starts Wednesday 27 April (Monday is the Anzac Day public holiday).

New Activ8 Martial Arts Facebook page is up and running!

We have a new Facebook page dedicated to the club.
We will use the page to publish news, photos and content relating to the club, Zen Do Kai, other martial arts and general but relevant health and fitness material.
‘Like’ the page to keep up to date.
Our previous Facebook presence was Renshi Ian’s personal page so we have created the new one to focus on the club.
Thanks – Dai Sempai Mark

Term 1 – off to an awesome start!

We are off to a great start to the term. A big welcome to all our returning students and the new people coming along to join us. If you are interested in coming along to give us a try, drop us a line or come and visit a class.
Term Fees are due: Early bird rates for payment before the end of first week of term $198. Otherwise $220 per term.
New bank details – yes, we have changed bank accounts.
The details for direct deposits are:  BSB: 062-908          ACC: 10781644
Term 1 Public Holidays – In March we will not be training on the two public holiday Mondays, the 14th of March Canberra Day, and the 28th of March Easter Monday.
Black and Brown belt classes for this term: Sun 6 March 1-2pm and Sun 3rd April 1-2pm. $10 per person. These classes are strongly recommended for the senior students as they focus on higher level techniques, advanced kata, and incorporate additional skills like traditional weapons training.

Looking forwards to seeing you at training – Dai Sempai Mark.

Term 1 2016

Activ8 Martial Arts starts Term One of training on Monday the 1st of February.

We look forward to seeing all the familiar faces and welcome new students.

Kids classes start at 6pm and then adults at 7pm.

Reminder: no training on Mon 14th March- Canberra Day!