Seminar in Chicago Area

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Chicago area WTSDA and True Balance Karate is proud to welcome Iain Abernethy this September. Sensei Abernethy is a world-class expert in Practical Karate Bunkai. His unique methodology for analyzing karate’s kata has led to a worldwide movement to restore karate to its locking, throwing, and striking roots. Join us for a three-day workshop at True Balance Karate in Downers Grove, IL as we delve into the details of the Karate's kata.

This seminar is for black belts and above, however if you are a gup/colored belt please ask an instructor if this seminar is right for you.


9-7-18 Friday 6:30-8:30 $50

9-8-18 Saturday 9:00 am -5:00 pm $75

9-9-18 Sunday 9:00 am- 2:00 pm $75

All three days $175

School Address

406 Ogden, Downers Grove, IL, 60515

Downers Grove is 30 minutes from either Chicago Airport.

There are many area hotels including:

Hyat Lisle, 1400 Corporetum Dr, Lisle IL630-852-1234

Chicago Mariot Suits Downers Grove, 1500 Opus Pl, Downers Grove, IL 60515, 630-852-1500

Holiday Inn Express Downers Grove, 3031 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515, 630-810-9500

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Friday, September 7, 2018 - 18:30 to Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 14:00