[ UPDATE ] REOPENING OF THE AMERSHAM DOJO : A MESSAGE FROM SENSEI DAVENPORT

  As the Amersham dojo is preparing to re-open its doors imminently, please see below a message from Sensei Davenport about the current situation and the protocol students will need to follow as they access the dojo. Please speak to your instructor, should you have any questions or should you wish to return. Further information will follow about other dojos, as information becomes available. All …

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[ UPDATE ] REOPENING OF THE DOJO’S – MESSAGE FROM DAVENPORT SENSEI

Dear CKA members and their loved ones The past few months have been challenging for us all and has been a unique experience for everyone. The CKA, like every other karate club & association, has had to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic as best as we can, and so we turned our attention away from the Dojo and embraced the world of on-line Zoom training. …

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[ FEATURE ] About the proliferation of styles and associations in the 20th century

  We continue our series of brief ‘lock-down’ articles by looking at the proliferation of styles and associations that occurred in the course of the 20th century, the possible reasons for such a phenomenon and the consequences. “In the Shotokan world, split after split has defined the twenty-first century. Even in single international organisations, there is infighting and backstabbing.” Scott Langley “One serious problem […] …

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[ UPDATE ] The next opportunity to train with the EKF National Elite Squad !

  The next of our online sessions takes place next Sunday (7th of June) with Olympic ranked 15, Senior European Bronze Medallist and multiple English and British Champion, Joe Kellaway. This session will take place from 11am – 11:30am. The session is free of charge for EKF Members and open to all regardless of age, grade or experience. For competition purposes or just for a …

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[ UPDATE ] Another opportunity to train with the EKF National Elite Squad !

  The next session will be undertaken by Natalie Payne (in the top 100 in the world and current British and English Champion). This will be on Sunday 31st May at 11am and is open to all EKF Members. The session will focus predominantly on strength and conditioning – key components for any kata athlete. Please e-mail squadadmin@englishkaratefederation.com with you name, Association and licence number to reserve your place. Access …

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[ UPDATE ] An opportunity to train with the EKF National Elite Squad !

  Hi all, we hope you are keeping safe and have managed to settle in a positive routine that involves regular karate training. We would like to draw your attention to the below opportunity, to train with members of the EKF National Elite Squad. Should you be interested, please contact the EKF directly with your license number (contact details provided below) or alternatively, please speak …

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