[ 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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[ TRAINING ] A few external training courses, of potential interest to CKA students…

  As explained by Dave Davenport Sensei previously, CKA Students are welcome (and also encouraged !) to attend external courses, as they offer great opportunities to benchmark one’s level against others’, learn and exchange. Whilst the CKA strives to invite renowed karateka every year, there are also many clubs and associations across the country (but also in the vicinity) offering the possibility to train with …

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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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