Upcoming events

Seminar in Dorking, Surrey

On Sunday the 18th of March 2018 I will be teaching an open seminar in Dorking! The seminar will focus the history, drills and applications of Kushanku / Kanku-Dai. We will also focus on how these methods can be realistically applied in modern day self-defence situations! The venue will be Priory School, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 3DG and the seminar will run from 11am to 3pm. The cost is just £35 / person.

Date: 
Sun, 2018-03-18 11:00
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Seminar in Keighley, Yorkshire

On Saturday the 24th of March 2018, I will be teaching an open seminar in Keighley, Yorkshire! The seminar will cover practical applications and two-person drills for Pinan / Heian Sandan and Naihanchi! We will be training 11.30 a.m. until 3.30 p.m.  Places will be limited to 36 people, so please do book soon to avoid disappointment.

The venue will be Soaring Eagle Karate dojo, in the Clock Tower at the historic Dalton Mills on Dalton Lane. The address is: Soaring Eagle Karate, 1st Floor The Clock Tower, Dalton Mills, Dalton Lane, Keighley, BD21 4JH.

Date: 
Sat, 2018-03-24 11:30
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Seminar in Birmingham (with Leigh Simms)

On Sunday the 25th of March 2018 I will be teaching a joint seminar with Leigh Simms! The theme will be “The Forgotten Forms and their Brutal Bunkai” and we will be exploring the bunkai of frequently overlooked kata such as Kanku-Sho, Tekki-Nidan, Tekki-Sandan & Bassai-Sho. Prior knowledge of the kata is not needed and exploring the bunkai to these forms will give you greater insight into Kushaku / Kanku-Dai, Naihaichi / Tekki Shodan and Passai / Bassai-Dai. The location will be St Jospeh Chamberlain College, Belgrave Road, Highgate, Birmingham B12 9FF.

Date: 
Sun, 2018-03-25 11:00
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Seminar in Maldon, Essex

On Sunday the 15th April 2018 I will be teaching a kata bunkai / practical karate seminar in Maldon, Essex! The seminar will run from 11:00 to 15:00 and will take place at Blackwater Leisure Center, Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5UR. The cost will be £30. Please contact Lee Mullan via keiryukarate@gmail.com or 07720 258658 for further details. You can also book online via this link: https://store10395027.ecwid.com/

Date: 
Sun, 2018-04-15 11:00
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Christian Wedewardt in the UK!

On the 29th of April 2018, Christian Wedewardt will be teaching his first ever UK seminar! Iain and Christian have taught together in Germany. Iain is a big fan of Christian’s material and way of teaching! Christian teaches practical karate in a structured, fun and extremely practical way. We are delighted that UK karateka have the opportunity to learn from Christian and enjoy his teaching style!

Date: 
Sun, 2018-04-29 10:00
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Seminar in Birmingham

On the 10th of June 2018, I will be teaching an open seminar in Birmingham!  The seminar will run from 11am to 3pm and will cost just £30 / person. The location is Stechford Cascades, Station Road, Stechford, Birmingham, B33 8QN (Leisure centre phone number: 0121464 5596). To secure your place please send a cheque for £30 (made payable to "") to Franklyn Doras, Apartment 1 Brook House, Wharf Lane, Solihull, B91 2NJ.

Date: 
Sun, 2018-06-10 11:00
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Kris Wilder and Iain (30th of June and 1st of July 2018)

I’m pleased to be able to announce that Kris Wilder and I will be teaching together at a two-day event in Oxfordshire, UK on the 30th of June and the 1st of July! The theme of the event will be “Reframing your art for the next level” and it will be open to karate practitioners of all styles. More information will be available soon! To be kept in the loop please email iain@iainabernethy.com

Date: 
Sat, 2018-06-30 (All day)
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Seminar in Newcastle

At this seminar Iain will cover the self-defence applications and combative principles of Empi / Wanshu kata! Prior knowledge of the kata is not needed and all styles are welcome.

Date: 
Sun, 2018-08-05 11:00
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Seminar in Switzerland

On the 25th and 26th of August 2018 I will be teaching a seminar in Switzerland! Details are yet to be finalised, but the location is Karatecenter Reto Kern, Unterseestrasse 36, 8280 Kreuzlingen, Switzerland (www.karatecenter.ch).

Date: 
Sat, 2018-08-25 (All day)
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