[ UPDATE ] Amendments to the Training Schedule over the Christmas Period

  Please note the following changes to the training schedule of our dojos over the Christmas period: – Amersham : closed on the 26th of December ; open as usual on the 2nd of January ; – Aylesbury : closed on the 25th of December and 1st of January ; – Chesham : closed on the 24th and 31st of December (training will resume on the 7th of …

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[ FEATURE ] The June / December 2019 edition of the Lion is now available online (清水の舞台から飛び降りる)

The December 2019 edition of the Lion can now be found and downloaded from the Lion Archive. Access miscellaneous updates about the club, feedback about recent seminars, a bit of history, and much more… 清水の舞台から飛び降りる (kiyomizu-no-butai-kara-tobi-o-riru) ! (open the Lion to find out !)

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[ SPECIAL EVENT ] Feedback about our principle-based training with Langley Sensei…

  On the 10th of November 2019, we had the pleasure to welcome back Sensei Scott Langley, Chief Technical Director of the HDKI. Scott lived in Japan for 5 years and is now resident in Dublin, Ireland. A graduate of the famous JKS instructors’ course, Scott has been a successful competitor with National, European and World championship titles to his name. The morning session focused …

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[ SEMINAR ] Scott Langley Sensei back in Holmer Green…

  We have the greatest of pleasure to confirm that Sensei Scott Langley (Chief Technical Director of HDKI) is returning to the CKA on Sunday 10th November. This is an open course and karateka from all backgrounds and associations are welcome. Please confirm your place as soon as possible, by contacting David Davenport Sensei as soon as possible. As has been well documented, Scott famously …

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[ SPECIAL EVENT ] Training with Rick Hotton Sensei

  On the 8th of September, some of us had the privilege to train with a renowned karateka, Rick Hotton Sensei, in Basingstoke. A martial artist turned maths teacher and cartoonist, Rick embodies the contemporary search for harmony in body, mind, and spirit. He started his journey in the 1970s and has been practising for about 50 years: “after half a lifetime of practice, there …

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