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A Weekend at the Dojang

Saturday started with Haidong Gumdo, flowed into Female Self Defence, with a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu workshop (this will be a monthly occurrence) and Hapkido rounding out the day. Sunday saw a taekwondo sparring workshop attended by 3 Bay of Plenty clubs. All events ended in smiles and promises of more to come.


O-Week at Toi Ohomai Polytechnic

Master Roney and I spent our Monday and Tuesday lunchtimes at the local Top Ohomai Polytechnic – during their O-Week – promoting the Budo South Martial Arts to the students and staff.


Get off the Couch…

Taekwondo Classes 2019 • Tigers – Mon, Tues, Thurs 4 to 5pm • Tournament Sparring – Mon Tues & Thurs 515pm to 615pm • Tournament Poomsae – Mon Tues & Thurs 515pm to 615pm • Open – Mon and Thurs 630pm to 8pm



Training Times for 2019

Training from the 28th of Jan, 2019 is in the picture attached.Until then from 7th Jan:Taekwondo – Mon and Thurs nights from 630pm to 8pm (all welcome)Hapkido – Tues and Sat as normalHaidong Gumdo – Wed and Sat as normalBJJ – Tue and Thurs as normalJudo – nothing until the 16th Feb


YMCA Kick-A-Lot Day

The YMCA Tauranga team had a day of kicking and sprawling – an introduction to the Martial Arts on offer at Budo South. A big thank you to the team and kids – a great day. Loads of fun and lots of effort.


Start Times for 2019

Martial Arts Fitness – 7th January at 630pm – 8pm – This will run Mon and Thurs nights until …. Taekwondo starts on the 28th Jan. Haidong Gumdo – 9th January at 630pm. Very casual until classes begin for real on the 23rd of Jan.  Hapkido – 8th January at 6pm Tigers Taekwondo – 29th January. Tigers are welcome to come to evening classes before the 29th Jan Brazilian JiuJitsu – 8th January at 5pm


Grading Weekend – December 2018

Day one of our Grading weekend. 10am – Haidong Gumdo. Whakatane and Tauranga get together for a great grading. Instructor Danyel Degenhardt was presented with his 1st Dan certificate to start the day. Both sets of coloured belts performed very well. Ashley received the award for best in grading. all on Black belt grading with Master Oh in May. 2pm – Hapkido Hapkido Master Malcolm Wright became a fully patched member of Budo South with the presentation of his “Hoodie”. Cody van Roest did his second grading for the day, and he has another (Taekwondo) set for tomorrow. All the…


Busy weekend

A great weekend for the Budo South Dojang. On Saturday, Master Roney held a “drop in, drop down” JiuJitsu tournament and grading. Congratulations to the 4 successful Black Belt candidates. On Sunday, Haidong Gumdo was hosted – training the Swords-men and Swords-women getting ready for grading in December.