On 14 September 2022, Team Monash held a groundbreaking martial arts expo. As the first expo of its kind, this successful pilot project showcased four of the martial arts clubs at Monash University; Judo, Shorinji Kempo, Taekwondo and Jiu-Jitsu.
With the guidance of experienced practitioners and instructors, all participants rotated through each of the four martial arts and were able to learn the basic techniques and skills of each sport. After a twenty minute ‘crash course’ in each martial art, participants were able to speak directly with the instructors, ask any questions about the sports and find information about how to join the clubs.
Thank you to all of the students, coaches and staff that worked hard to get the expo setup, we can't wait to host many more in the future and incorporate even more martial arts clubs, so that students can gain valuable skills whilst making life-long friends.
Written by Amelia Booth