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Seminar in Bradford

On Sunday 2nd of June 2019, I will be teaching an open seminar in Bradford! The event is open to all styles and grades. The seminar will cover Gekisai bunkai and my two-person groundwork kata (constructed to help karateka learn groundwork fundamentals). The seminar will run from 10am to 2pm and will be held in Junboku Dojo, Beck Mill, Reva Syke Road, Clayton, Bradford, BD14 6QH. The cost is just £30 per person and to book please contact Andy Jackson via junbokukata@gmail.com or 07761 973553.

Date: 
Sun, 2019-06-02 10:00
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Iain Abernethy and Don Came seminar (Haywards Heath, West Sussex)

On Saturday the 8th of June 2019 Don Came and I will be teaching our annual joint-seminar! The seminar will run from 12:30pm to 4:30pm and will be held in the Dolphin Leisure Centre, Pasture Hill Rd, Haywards Heath, RH16 1LY.

Date: 
Sat, 2019-06-08 12:30
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Seminar in Chesterfield!

On Sunday the 9th of June 2019 I will be returning to Unit 1 in Chesterfield! This seminar will cover pad drills based on the Pinan / Heian series. This mix of bunkai with real impact makes for effective and satisfying training! Please bring your own focus mitts if you have them (spares will be available). The seminar will run from 11:30am to 3:30pm and will be held at Unit 1 Martial Arts, Unit 1, Brimington Rd, Chesterfield, S41 7UW. The cost is £30 per person (bring four students and instructor goes free!).

Date: 
Sun, 2019-06-09 11:30
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Seminar in Dorking, Surrey

On Saturday the 22nd of June 2019 I will be teaching an open seminar in Dorking! The theme of the session will be karate on the ground. This will include Iain’s two-person ground fighting kata which covers key hold and escapes. We will then move onto look at the dangers of being on the floor, how to regain the feet, and how kata principles can be applied while horizontal. 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: 
Sat, 2019-06-22 11:00
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Seminar in Wincanton, Somerset!

On Sunday the 23rd of June 2019 I will be teaching a seminar in Wincanton, Somerset! The seminar will run from 10am to 2pm and will take place at: The Honbu, 10 The Tythings Commercial Centre, Wincanton, BA9 9RZ.

The theme of the seminar will be “The Training Matrix”! We will look at the strengths and weaknesses of various forms of training and how they should be combined to form a holistic whole. We will look at kata, bunkai, numerous kinds of partner drills, and impact drills. Spares will be available, but please bring your own focus mits if you have them.

Date: 
Sun, 2019-06-23 10:00
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Seminar in Ilkley!

On Sunday the 7th of July 2019 I will be teaching an open seminar in Ilkley! The seminar will run from 12.30 to 4.30 in Ben Rhydding Methodist Church Hall, Ben Rhydding Drive, Ilkley, LS29 8PP. The cost will be £30. Please contact Mark Outtersidem via ilkleykarate@icloud.com or 07590 424980 for details of how to secure your place.

Date: 
Sun, 2019-07-07 12:30
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Seminar in Wrexham

On Sunday the 21st July 2019, I will be teaching an open seminar in Wrexham! The theme will be Kururunfa bunkai (no prior knowledge of the kata is needed), methods from the Bubishi, and the link between the two! The seminar will run from 11am to 3pm and will take place at Brymbo Enterprise Centre, Blast Road, Brymbo, Wrexham, LL11 5BT. The cost is £30 per person (four or more students and the instructor goes free).

Date: 
Sun, 2019-07-21 11:00
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Seminar in Cornwall

On Saturday the 27th of July I will be teaching an open seminar in Cornwall! The seminar is open to all styles and will cover the application and history of the “old school karate grappling” we find in the forms and the older texts.

Date: 
Sat, 2019-07-27 10:00
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Christian Wedewardt and Iain teaching in the UK!

On the 28th of July 2019, Iain Abernethy and Christian Wedewardt will be teaching a joint seminar in the UK! We are delighted that UK karateka will once again have the opportunity to learn from Christian and enjoy his teaching style!

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.

Date: 
Sun, 2019-07-28 10:00
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