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Seminar in Bristol

NOW FULLY BOOKED: Saturday the 29th of February 2020 sees me teaching in Bristol! This seminar will cover bunkai and partner drills relating to Bassai-Dai / Passai (prior knowledge of the kata is not required). The seminar will run from 10am to 2pm. 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.

Sat, 2020-02-29 10:00
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Seminar in Reading!

On the 1st of March 2020, I will be teaching an open seminar in Reading! The seminar will run from 12:45pm - 4:15pm and will take place in the Sports Hall (15 on map below - click on map for PDF version) of Leighton Park school, Shinfield road, Reading, RG2 7ED. The theme for the day will be Goju / Naha kata based pad drills (please bring focus mitts) and bunkai and drills for Shisochin. No prior knowledge of any kata is needed and the seminar is open to all. The cost is £35 / per person.

Sun, 2020-03-01 12:45
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Seminar in Laatzen (nr Hannover), Germany

On the 14th and 15th of March 2020 I will be teaching a seminar in Laatzen (near Hannover)!


Saturday: Gankaku / Chinto and close quarter combat techniques.

Sunday: Focusmitt drills, fighting multiple opponents, stressdrills.

The organiser can also be contacted via: for futher infromation.

Sat, 2020-03-14 10:00
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Seminar in Keighley, Yorkshire

On Saturday the 21st of March 2020, I will be teaching an open seminar in Keighley, Yorkshire! 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, Unit 25 Dalton Mills, Dalton Lane, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 4JH

Sat, 2020-03-21 11:30
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Seminar in Nesodden, Norway

Iain Abernethy in Norway. Naihanchi/Tekki seminar. March 28th - 29th 2020

Click this link to download information sheet!

Sat, 2020-03-28 10:00
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Seminar in Eastbourne

On Saturday the 18th of April 2020, I will be teaching at Canton Martial Arts in Eastbourne! Places are limited to just 40, so please act quickly! The cost is just £30 per person.

This seminar will cover practical impact drills. This will look at how modern karateka can make use of focus mitts to develop functional close-range skills that are in full accord with the methodology in the traditional kata. These drills are fun too!”

Location: Canton Martial Arts, 67a Willowfield Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 8AP.

Times: 1.00pm - 5.30pm

Sat, 2020-04-18 13:00
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Seminar in Waltham Cross

On the 19th of April 2020 I will be teaching an open session in Waltham Cross! The seminar will run for 11am to 3pm and will take place at V & E Judo Club, Goff's Ln, Goff's Oak, Waltham Cross, EN7 5QN.

Sun, 2020-04-19 11:00
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Seminar in Switzerland

On the 2nd and 3rd of May 2020, I will be teaching in Switzerland!

For full details please click HERE to download an information sheet.

If you have any extra questions, please contact Reto Kern on

Sat, 2020-05-02 11:00
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