Upcoming events

Seminar in Thornton, Lancashire

On Sunday the 18th of December 2016 I will be teaching an open seminar in Thornton, Lancashire! The seminar will look at the joint locking techniques and principles of the Heian / Pinan series to include locks, escapes from locks, flow drills and practise drills.It will be a good introduction to this under explored aspect of karate. Instructors will also find the techniques and drills will be very useful in bringing this side of karate to their students.

Date: 
Sun, 2016-12-18 11:00
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Seminar in Oldbury, West Midlands

Date: 8th of January 2017

For more details and to book your place please contact K. Fieldhouse via fieldhouse0se@btinternet.com

Session 1: 11.00am - 1.00pm

Session 2: 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Location: Portway Sports Centre, Newbury Lane, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 1HE

Date: 
Sun, 2017-01-08 11:00
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Seminar in Assendelft, Netherlands (near Amsterdam)

On Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of January I will be teaching in the Netherlands! This time there will be a maximum of just 30 places available! The aim is to facilitate a more in-depth and intimate seminar experience. Act quick! The topics covered will include:

Date: 
Sat, 2017-01-21 10:00
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Seminar in Texas, USA

American Defensive Arts Academy is thrilled to welcome back Iain Abernethy Sensei back to North Texas in January 2017. Sensei Abernethy is a world-class expert in Practical Karate Bunkai.

Date: 
Fri, 2017-01-27 18:00
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Seminar in Hinnerup, Denmark!

Hinnerup Karate and Ten Chi Jin Martial Arts Academy organise the next Danish seminar with Iain Abernethy in 2017. Iain is one of the leading experts in practical application of karate, and this seminar will be open to everyone (> 15 years of age) with an interest in practical karate applications. The seminar will as always be packed with useful information and practical drills, which you can implement in your own training and teaching. So we hope to see as many practical minded martial artists in Hinnerup in February as possible.

Date: 
Sat, 2017-02-04 11:00
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Seminar in Ireland

On the 17th, 18th, and 19th of February 2017, I am teaching an open practical karate / kata bunkai in Castlebar , Co. Mayo, Ireland! There are only 25 places available to guests and hence you are advised to act quickly in order to get your place. Classes are from 7:00pm to 9:00pm on Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturday, and 10:00am to 12:00pm on Sunday.

Date: 
Fri, 2017-02-17 19:00
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Seminar in Bristol

Saturday the 25th of February 2017 sees me teaching in Bristol! This seminar will cover bunkai and partner drills relating to Pinan / Heian Yodan (including strikes to weak areas, chokes, locks, cranks, and more!). The seminar will run from 10am to 2pm and will be held in The Grange School, Tower Road North, Warmley, Bristol, BS30 8XQ. The cost is £30. A £10 non refundable deposit is required to secure your place and the balance is to be paid on the day. Rob Jones (host) will be able to give details on payment methods.

Date: 
Sat, 2017-02-25 10:00
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Seminar in Keighley, Yorkshire

On Saturday the 4th of March 2017 I will be teaching an open seminar in Keighley, Yorkshire! The seminar will cover practical applications and two-person drills for Pinan / Heian Godan and Passai / Bassai-Dai! We will be training 11.30 a.m. until 3.30 p.m.  Places will be limited to 30 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, 2017-03-04 11:00
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Seminar in Birmingham (with Andrew Rheeston)

On Sunday the 5th of March 2017 I will be teaching a joint padwork seminar with Andrew Rheeston! I will be covering bunkai-based focus mitt drills, and Andrew will be covering related Panantukan (Filipino / Dirty boxing) techniques and focus mitt work. This will be a great opportunity to learn practical and enjoyable impact drills! The seminar will run from 10:30 (doors open at 10am) and finish at 14:35. The location is John Henry Newman Catholic College, Chelmsley Road, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B37 5GA.

Date: 
Sun, 2017-03-05 10:30
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Seminar in Melbourne, Australia

SHINDO  KARATE ASSOCIATION presents Iain Abernethy Melbourne. Australia in March 2017
http://www.shindokarate.com.au/

Date: 
Fri, 2017-03-10 10:00
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