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Allstars Martial Arts Hallam Dojo

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At Allstars Martial Arts we teach all our students how to defend them selves in many different ways. One way is protection from an attacker using self defence. If a person practises on a daily, weekly, monthly basis the self defence techniques this could potentially be life saving and injury prevention.

What is self defence?  Wikipedia says – In the criminal law of Australia, self-defence is a legal defence to a charge of causing injury or death in defence of the person or, to a limited extent, property, or a partial defence to murder if the degree of force used was excessive.

When can you use self defence?  Most of us will fortunately go through life without being a victim of a criminal assault committed either against our personal selves, or our property. However, there will also be a significant number of people who will unfortunately face a situation where there is an attempt by another party to inflict personal harm, or to injure property. The law recognises that in such instances, self preservation of either the self or the property is allowed, making way for the defence of self-defence.

 

What type of self defence does Allstars Martial Arts have?  The self defence is a massive component of the Allstars cirriculum. The self defence techniques are incorporated into our Kata, Nihunchin, Sunchin, Tensho, Seinchin, Saifa, Sunseru and lots more kata’s. The basic types of self defence taught to all students start at single wrist grabs where we teach children, teens & adults how to defend them selves against an attacker who grabs your hand or wrist in an attack on a person. By using this simple self defence technique this could help anyone to protect them against someone wanting to be aggressive towards another person or even worse hurt them or even become a life threatening moment. All in all from White belt to Black Belt there are 16 self defence techniques taught in our classes. Allstars encourage all our students to think of their own personal self defence responses in order to help understand and add on on modify the nominated responses given that each situation that may arise from an attacker would be so different.

What constitutes self-defence?   The term ‘self-defence’ may imply that it is only available when the person is under threat themselves, but in actual fact, it can also be used in the defence of another. Traditionally speaking under the common law, self-defence of another was usually reserved for relationships that fell into the category of child and parent, wife and husband, or ‘master and servant’. However, the position may have changed, and many jurisdictions in Australia allow for a person to use force in defence of another such as s 418(2)(a) of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) or s 9AC, s9AE(a) of the Crimes Act 1958 (VIC) for example.

 

Contact the team at Allstars anytime for any questions you may have or better yet, come into our Hallam suburban club located at 118-126 Frawley Road Hallam Vic 3805. Contact Stephen on phone 0404 300 226

Allstars week 3 karate kickboxing

 

 

Term 4 had an awesome start with 5 new students joining our Hallam club..Training in week 2 at Allstars Hallam, we had an exciting and energetic feel about it. More fun classes with kick shield and focus pad work combinations whilst practicing our karate kata, and kickboxing self defence. With an awesome group of children, teens and adults in our Kickboxing classes, our students love the training each week.

This year we are handing out again FREE vouchers to the Student Of The Week Award in our karate class, this award goes to three of the most well behaved and hardest working student in this weeks class. We have several new students come and join the classes at Hallam and also we have a couple of students come back to training after a year off training.

Our Allstars club continues to grow with more students joining our karate and kickboxing classes, another 5 students confirmed by joining our Karate class and another 4 students joined our Kick boxing class.

The class times are;

Karate Children 7-12 years 5:00 to 5:45
Karate Teens/Adults 13+ 5:45 to 6:30
Kickboxing Teens/Adults 6:30 to 7:30

Anyone is welcome to come and check out what Allstars are all about. Our classes are tailor made to suit children from 3 years up to 12 years old, Teenagers 13 years old and up and adults. We have brochures with all the information you need or just call our instructor Stephen Walker on mobile 0404 300 226 anytime.

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Allstars Hallam week 2 karate kickboxing

 

Term 4 had an awesome start with 5 new students joining our Hallam club..Training in week 2 at Allstars Hallam, we had an exciting and energetic feel about it. More fun classes with kick shield and focus pad work combinations whilst practicing our karate kata, and kickboxing self defence. With an awesome group of children, teens and adults in our Kickboxing classes, our students love the training each week.

This year we are handing out again FREE vouchers to the Student Of The Week Award in our karate class, this award goes to three of the most well behaved and hardest working student in this weeks class. We have several new students come and join the classes at Hallam and also we have a couple of students come back to training after a year off training.

Our Allstars club continues to grow with more students joining our karate and kickboxing classes, another 5 students confirmed by joining our Karate class and another 4 students joined our Kick boxing class.

The class times are;

Karate Children 7-12 years 5:00 to 5:45
Karate Teens/Adults 13+ 5:45 to 6:30
Kickboxing Teens/Adults 6:30 to 7:30

Anyone is welcome to come and check out what Allstars are all about. Our classes are tailor made to suit children from 3 years up to 12 years old, Teenagers 13 years old and up and adults. We have brochures with all the information you need or just call our instructor Stephen Walker on mobile 0404 300 226 anytime.

Allstars Hallam Class

why do children practice karate

why do children practice karate?

The obvious reason kids should do martial arts in this day and age is to get active and moving. In case you haven’t noticed, we have an epidemic of children that play video games and computer games the moment they get home from school and on weekends. When it comes to your kids fighting over the computer, the comes a time when an even balance of exercise and gaming must be in place . We are also becoming increasingly unfit in addition to being overweight, it is important to educate your children to eat healthy and exercise regularly.

The problem is particularly alarming as youth sports and physical education programs are great, but not every kid is an athlete and many schools no longer offer PE classes. The martial arts style of karate offer many benefits, but when it comes to fitness, becoming a true martial artist means becoming a supremely fit person

I was able to put my 2 daughters into karate at a young age. Over time i have witnessed firsthand the confidence they have gained by participating in the martial arts style of karate. Being able to advance and play with the big kids gave have given them a tremendous amount of confidence and self belief that they can achieve anything if they put their mind to it. Having both my daughters achieve their BLACK BELT was an awesome achievement and as a parent it was so pleasing to watch them in their black belt grading.

Of course, someone is always bigger and stronger and if you know how to defend yourself against an attacker or bully. this can help you to I remember how to use their karate training in the right way. By constantly practising karate this will help remember what to do in any situation. The right martial arts school will teach your child that there are no tough guys. Every martial artist ultimately learns the respect, discipline and self confidence to help them in life.

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what age can my child do karate

 

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what age can my child do karate?

I would like to send my son to learn martial arts as soon as possible as I believe this would help him gain confidence in his early stages of life (it worked for me when I was an adult)

At what age should I send him? I suppose this question could apply to any sport though
Are some martial arts more appropriate than others for kids or is it just a matter of preference?

 

Some of the most common questions asked by parents.

The appropriate age depends a great deal on the specific style/art in question, the type of dojo, and the particular child. Most Karate dojos I know take kids starting around age 4-6. Most Krav Maga dojos I know won’t take anyone under 14-16; some won’t take minors at all. My friend’s Brazilian Jui-Jitsu dojo only takes kids from age 10, but I’m told that most are willing to start younger than that.

Assuming an appropriate level of kid-friendliness in the selected dojo, a child is generally ready for martial arts study when he or she:

  • can tell left from right.
  • has developed empathy (meaning specifically that the child groks that others have feelings, and that their behavior can effect others’ well-being).
  • has developed age-appropriate manners (will wait his/her turn to speak, will listen quietly to an instructor, etc.)
  • has the attention span to give 100% for the length of a class period (typically 30 minutes for small children, to 60 minutes for older children and adults).
  • will (probably with some prompting from parents) reliably practice at least every other day (every day for older children).
  • can take polite criticism in stride, i.e. think “here’s how I can do this better” instead of “I’m awful and everyone hates me, waaaahhh!”

 

At Allstars, children can start at 3 years of age. The Allsras karate format helps the children develop at this young age and continue to improve with their self confidence and self defence skills.

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Allstars karate kickboxing what age can children do karate

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Allstars Hallam had a very special guest at our Hallam dojo.

Kancho Rod Catterall came to help with our children, teens & adult karate classes & our teens & adult kickboxing class.

What a fantastic fun night we had.

Check out the photos.

Allstars karate kickboxing what age can children do karate?

Children can start as early as 3 years old. And it’s never too late to start to learn karate. We have many people who have started at 40 and 50 years old. Linda Casey who started with us is in her 40’s and absolutely loves training in karate.

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Week 3 at Allstars Hallam karate kickboxing, why do i need self defence

week 1 at Allstars Hallam karate kickboxing

why do i need self defence?

Nothing feels better than knowing you can take care of yourself mentally, financially, and physically. However for a lot of people, the physical part is just exercise. Being able to protect yourself in all situations is a confidence booster as much as it is a reassurance. A reassurance that can only be gained through any form of self defense classes. Today, when people think about self defense classes, they tend to think about women and children. However, self defense classes (and practices such as karate, boxing, jiu jitsu,,are for everyone.

The belief in the power of knowledge and practice when it comes to self defense is immense. By gathering the reasons why it is important for everyone to take these classes, I found the top 10 reasons why self defence can help. Allstars Martial Arts Centre has a great training formula that works extremely well.

1. It builds confidence

2. It works on your balance

3. It helps develop self-discipline

4. It helps improve your physical conditioning

5. It improves your street awareness

6. It teaches you self-respect

7. It helps to develop a warrior spirit

8. It helps you develop a fighters reflex

9. It will help you with goal setting

10. It has a positive influence on your life

What a great way for training in week 3 at Allstars Hallam. We had another fun class with kick shield and focus pad work combinations whilst practicing our karate kata, and kickboxing self defence. With a fantastic group of children, teens and adults in our Kickboxing classes, our students love the training each week

This year we are handing out again FREE vouchers to the Student Of The Week Award in our karate class, this award goes to the most well behaved and hardest working student in our class. We have several new students come and join the classes at Hallam and also we have a couple of students come back to training after a year off training.

Our Allstars club continues to grow with more students joining our karate and kickboxing classes, another 5 students confirmed by joining our Karate class and another 4 students joined our Kick boxing class.

The class times are;

Karate Children 7-12 years 5:00 to 5:45
Karate Teens/Adults 13+ 5:45 to 6:30
Kickboxing Teens/Adults 6:30 to 7:30

Anyone is welcome to come and check out what Allstars are all about. Our classes are tailor made to suit children from 3 years up to 12 years old, Teenagers 13 years old and up and adults. We have brochures with all the information you need or just call our instructor Stephen Walker on mobile 0404 300 226 anytime.

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week 1 at Allstars Hallam karate kickboxing

week 1 at Allstars Hallam karate kickboxing

What a great way to start term 3 at Allstars Hallam, we started the term in great style. We had another fun class with kick shield and focus pad work combinations whilst practicing our karate kata, and kickboxing self defence. With a fantastic group of children, teens and adults in our Kickboxing classes, our students love the training each week

This year we are handing out again FREE vouchers to the Student Of The Week Award in our karate class, this award goes to the most well behaved and hardest working student in our class. We have several new students come and join the classes at Hallam and also we have a couple of students come back to training after a year off training.

Our Allstars club continues to grow with more students joining our karate and kickboxing classes, another 5 students confirmed by joining our Karate class and another 4 students joined our Kick boxing class.

The class times are;

Karate Children 7-12 years 5:00 to 5:45
Karate Teens/Adults 13+ 5:45 to 6:30
Kickboxing Teens/Adults 6:30 to 7:30

Anyone is welcome to come and check out what Allstars are all about. Our classes are tailor made to suit children from 3 years up to 12 years old, Teenagers 13 years old and up and adults. We have brochures with all the information you need or just call our instructor Stephen Walker on mobile 0404 300 226 anytime.

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Ever want to learn how to protect yourself

Ever want to learn how to protect yourself?

Come along and join Walker Fitness where your kids could join the kids karate class or adults could join the adults karate class on Thursday.

You can learn how to defend yourself, important karate moves, break fall drills and how to get out of a situation. You can also earn different coloured belts at different achievements.

 

We also have an adults kickboxing class on Thursday. If you would like to join kickboxing make sure you bring your drink bottle, a skipping rope and some boxing gloves. If you don’t have a skipping rope or some boxing gloves we have some to spare for the night.

 

Kids karate 7-12 years 5:00- 5:45 on Thursday

Adults karate 13 and above 5:45- 6:30 on Thursday

Adults kickboxing 13 and above 6:30- 7:30 on Thursday

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Great way to finish term 2 at Allstars Hallam

Great way to finish term 2 at Allstars Hallam.

We had many students grade at Senjo mid year gradings at Monash in Clayton. Here are our students who achieved their next level in karate and kickboxing with Allstars.

Paul – 1st black tip karate, 1 brown singlet to bar kickboxing

Lauren – 1st dan karate

Stephen – 1st dan karate & kickboxing

Olivia – Black belt

Jessica – 1st dan karate

Nick – 1st black tip karate

Hayley – 4th black tip karate

Aiden & Riley – 3rd brown tip karate

Kody & Ethan – 2nd brown tip karate

Matilda – 2nd green tip karate

Elliott – Blue belt

Max – Yellow belt

Linda – Yellow belt

Sarah – Green singlet

Liam – Blue singlet

Yiota – Orange singlet