Heian / Pinan Kata Bunkai Seminar with John Titchen

On Saturday 26th April, John Titchen will be holding a seminar covering Heian Kata Bunkai. The course format will be: 10.30-13.00: Drills for Heian / Pinan Shodan, Nidan and Sandan 13.30-16.00: Drills for Heian / Pinan Sanda, Yondan and Godan The course is priced at £20 for one session and £35 for both sessions. The course will be held at High Wycombe Judo centre. For …

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Courses, dates, the Lion and grading costs

All upcoming grading and grading training dates have now been added to the club calendar. Costs for gradings for all Kyu grades are increasing by £5 with immediate effect to cover the increased costs of hall hire at the Chiltern Hills Academy in Chesham. Training and grading training costs are not affected. The Lion will now be edited by Jack Hamilton – it’s great that …

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Patrick McCarthys KU Karate study group, Saturday 1st March

Oxfordshire Taekwon-do school are hosting a Koryu Uchinadi Study Group on Saturday 1st March. Koryu Uchinadi is a practical, function based form of karate encompassing: strangulation; pressure points; ground fighting; balance displacement; striking and limb control. Created by the Patrick McCarthy, it utilized two person drills as the primary method of learning and is compatible with any style of karate. The session will be run by Ben …

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20th Anniversary of Chiltern Karate Association

On 15 July 1993 the CKA, then known as Amersham & Chesham Shotokan Karate Club, first opened its doors as an independent karate club. Our head instructor Sensei Ashley Croft, then a Nidan, and Pat McAulife decided to leave the Katsu Academy. Ashley Croft This was done for a number of reasons; so that the club could be managed in ways that are most appropriate …

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Special event in memory of Jonothan Green at Aylesbury Dojo, 29th May

Updated 19th May: We have moved into Whiteleaf Hall (which is the hall behind the main reception) for this event In memory of Jonothan Green. Aylesbury Dojo will be running a special event on Wednesday 29th May between 7-9 pm. To celebrate Jonothan’s love of Karate we will go through all Kyu grade basics, this will be a non-stop blast. Who’s it for? It will be …

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