Karate is a martial art developed in Japan. In today's world, children are constantly faced with situations which require quick thinking and action to remain safe in the community. Our karate program teaches students basic self defence techniques focusing on punching, kicking, blocking and using one's inner strength and voice as a tool to stay safe. A variety of fun games focusing on body parts and physical fitness together with counting and voicing karate commands all in Japanese will definitely excite and engage everyone. Students will bow with respect to their sensei and have time to design their own hachimaki headband. Karate uniforms will be supplied for each student to authenticate this cultural experience.
Australian curriculum focus
-Understand that English is one of many languages spoken in Australia and that different languages may be spoken by family, classmates and community (ACELA1426)
- Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questions (ACELY1656)
-Connect number names, numerals and quantities, including zero, initially up to 10 and then beyond (ACMNA002) (ACMNA001)
– Memorisation of expressive movements and/or actions created in response to stimulus material
– Planning of ways to combine movements and/or actions
- Selection of movements and/or actions to enhance expressive qualities of own dance, drama or music works