Pinan kata at the new Dojo

Hi all,   So our new dojo open, I decided it would be great to record some training in new surroundings.   Clip below is a result of that session where we went through dissected flow drill for our Pinan Sono Ichi.   Camera used t record done […]

Moving Club to Guildford

After few good years at the St Mark’s Hall it is time to move to new lactation. Considering all the options I decide that new location have to be closer to home, this decision was dictated by new member of the family arriving in March. New cub will […]

Karate as a tool.

It has been a long time since I have written here, family life took over. All of the side projects had been put aside. Today I have a few hours of spare time while I am traveling to Poland, so I have taken this opportunity to write few […]

GAME PLANS FOR CROSS-TRAINING

I came across this article at Iain Abernethy forum, and with approval to post it here by the author Josh H. from Pittsburgh. Enjoy the read INTRODUCTION This article is for martial artists who are interested in cross training (or just beginning to cross train) and want guidance […]

Be yourself

A lot of people that I teach try really hard to be someone else.  In their eyes they should be like pop or film stars or like fitness models.  I too have been guilty of this, striving towards and pretending to be a better version of myself.  Unfortunately this way […]

Funakoshi’s Anxiety?

This article is just my speculation… The other day I was going through one of Master Funakoshi’s books, “The Essence of Karate”.  In reading it one sentence really caught my eye, “As a child, I suffered from a very weak stomach until I started training in Karate…” When […]

Isshindo Kan Europe Seminar in UK

Dear Budoka Our club would like to invite you, to take part in our, Isshindo Kan Europe International Seminar, haled in Guildford, UK. Every year we meet to celebrate and train together in respect and politics free environment. On our seminars people like minded can experience first hand […]