Dojo Events

Bennetts Karate Dojo Tournament

The Bennetts Karate Dojo will be hosting a dojo tournament for students both Saturday December 10th and Sunday December 11th.  

Location - 1010 Carbon Court, Unit F - Erie, CO.

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Schedule of Events

Saturday December 10
Kids Karate – All Levels 4 – 6 yr olds
Jr Belt Divisions 9 am – 11 am
Kata – Single Elimination
Sparring – Double Elimination
Beginners Kata and Sparring (7 yrs – 14 yrs groups)
White belt, yellow belt, adv yellow belt, orange belt
11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beginners Group Kata (7 yrs – 14 yrs groups)
2:00 – 3:00 pm

Sunday December 11
Intermediate Kata and Sparring (7 yrs – 14 yrs groups)
Green belt, blue belt, and purple belt divisions
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Intermediate Group Kata (7 yrs – 14 yrs groups)
11:00 – 12:00 pm
Advanced Kata and Sparring (under 15 yrs old)
Brown belt and Jr black belt divisions
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Advanced Group Kata (under 15 yrs old)
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Kobudo Kata (beginners under 15 yrs old)
2:00 – 3:00 pm

Bennetts Karate Okinawa Trips 2022

Richard Bennett will be coordinating a group training camp for the dojo in Okinawa, Japan from March 16 - 26, 2023

  • Senaga Yoshitsune, Kenseikai dojo (Uechi Ryu)

  • Itokazu Seisho, Seibukan dojo (Matayoshi Kobudo)

  • Okinawa Budokan and Karate Kaikan training

Training in Okinawa will take place at various traditional dojo locations throughout the trip.  The group will also tour many iconic Okinawan Karate locations on the island.  There is plenty to do and much training to be had!

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Bennetts Karate Board Breaking Seminar

Bennetts Karate will be hosting a board breaking event Saturday June 11th at the Lehigh Park in Erie, CO.  During the seminar we will cover how to break boards, and various options for board breaking.  Uechi Ryu breaking or tameshiwari in Japanese, is used in demonstrations to show the applications and power of karate techniques.  

Location - Lehigh Park Athletic Field in Erie.

Saturday June 11, 2022

  • 3:00 - 4:00 pm

  • Available for all ages 4 yrs +

  • Free and available for all dojo members

 

You can bring chairs to watch and hang out in, but we will also bring a cooler of drinks and have some tables and chairs set up.  Bring sunscreen!

It might be hot out, so you can wear your karate t-shirt instead of your uniform top.

Students can also bring their own boards to break - boards should be cut 10 - 12'' x 12''

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Bennetts Karate July Karate Summer Camps 2022

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Bennetts Karate will be running 2 karate training summer camps this year in 2022.  The summer camp is a great way for students to try out karate with us or students that are already training at the dojo.  It is a also a great way for students that were gone over the summer to get back into it!

Location - Our new 5000 sf location 1010 Carbon Court Unit F in Erie, Colorado

Dates:

  • July 18 - 22 (Mon Thru Friday) Still have spots available!

  • July 25 - 29 (Mon thru Friday) Currently Full, ask for spots available!

Times - 10am - 1 pm for the 5 days of the camp.  Pro-rating is available if you cannot make the entire 5 days.

Registration cost

  • Non-membership price (new students to the dojo) $220.00, second enrolled is $200.00

 

Please contact the dojo for more information 303 947-3908 or email us at bennettskarate@yahoo.com

Camp will consist of karate training with sparring, board breaking, water balloon fights, outdoor training as well as arts and crafts throughout the week!