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Seminar Footage - Richard Poage at the 2015 Cal-South Shorinkan Camp

Hello everyone,

We have put together a DVD of footage taken during my Sensei's classes at the 2015 Cal-South Shorinkan Camp, where he covered kata bunkai and various karate drills. You don't have to be a Shorinkan practitioner to find value in the material--all Shorin-Ryu practitioners, and even those who practice other Shuri-Te lineage arts, will find kata applications and techniques that can be implemented into your own training.

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Iain Abernethy's picture

Pinan Flow System: Heian / Pinan Godan by John Titchen

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/151922947XAvailable across the globe ... the fourth and final volume of the Pinan Flow System is now available as both a paperback and ebook! Use the UK links below or visit your 'local' amazon provider or order it at your local book store!

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Kyokushin Kata Book

For anyone practising Kyokushinkai Karate, The IFK Kata book is a great source of information, very clear pictures with detailed descriptions of all the Kyokushinkai kata in it, I have had all three versions of the book (the kata have not changed, just updated with regard to typo's etc.) and have found them invaluable... the book can be found here: https://www.kyokushinuk.com/product/3rd-edition-kyokushin-kata-book/

Osu!

Iain

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Iain Abernethy's picture

New DVD by Lee Taylor: Heian / Pinan Focus Mitt Drills!

New DVD by Lee Taylor – ‘Heian/Pinan Focus Mitt Drills’

‘The drills outlined on this DVD are designed to enhance your skill and understanding of the Heian Kata series, bridging the gap between solo practise of the forms to your bunkai drills and ultimately leading to kata based sparring allowing you to develop impact of the kata techniques in a safe way.

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New Book by Henning Wittwer

Hi everyone,

Henning Wittwer just published his second book in English.

Synopsis:

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Elizabethan English Backsword

Firstly if I have posted this in the wrong forum then I do apologise, please feel free to move it wherever is more appropriate.

I know a few folk here are interested in Historical European Martial Arts, and I have been working on a new project for a little while that I thought might be interesting to some of the people here.

https://backsword.org/8731497f4-f13-o-1/?s2-ssl=yes

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Iain Abernethy's picture

From Shotokan to the Street by Andi Kidd

“From Shotokan to the Street” by Andi Kidd

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New Wado Ryu Kata Bunkai Book

Just a plug for my new book on practical applications to the Pinan Kata series, using Wadoryu principles and jujitsu/aikijutsu techniques.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wado-Ryu-Kata-Bunkai-Applications/dp/1514342405/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1442685415&sr=8-6&keywords=wado+ryu

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Iain Abernethy's picture

Samurai and Ninja: The Real Story Behind the Japanese Warrior Myth by Antony Cummin

I was sent details of this book in a press release by Tuttle (the publishers) and it looks very interesting. I’ve read other works by Antony Cummin and greatly enjoyed them (his book on Viking Martial Arts is a fun read!) so I’m looking forward to this. My copy is ordered and should be with me tomorrow.

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Seishin gi UK special offer!

Message from Martial Arts Kit:

martialartskit.com is proud to announce that we have been appointed as the official distributor for the Seishin gi. This prestigious gi is drawing attention the world over for good reason.

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