[ SPECIAL EVENT ] An insight into competition karate with Matt Price Sensei…

  On Sunday 17th of March, we had the pleasure of welcoming Matt Price Sensei in our Holmer Green Dojo, for 3 hours of training focused on Kata (型) execution and competition Kumite (組手). What a great opportunity to get an insight into the mindset of a competition karateka, kumite (combat) tactics, training strategies – all of this complemented by many anectodes from his travels …

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[ SPECIAL EVENT ] Training with Matt PRICE (6th Dan JKS)

  We are delighted to welcome Matt Price Sensei on Sunday 17th of March 2019. This is a unique opportunity to train with a truly World Class karate-ka ! His career highlights : – 9 times KUGB National Champion – 16 x Grand Slam Kumite Champion – 2 times EU Competitor of the Year – KUGB Grand Champion – EU Individual Kumite Champion – World …

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[ UPDATE ] Happy New Year !!! (良いお年を)

  Akemashite omedetō gozaimasu – Happy New Year ! (良いお年を) Just a quick note to remind and invite everyone to the CKA – Kagami Biraki training which will take place on Monday 7th January, from 8pm to 9pm in Holmer Green. Kagami Biraki is a very traditional Japanese start to New Years training, and literally means “to open the mirror”. It was an old samurai tradition …

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[ UPDATE ] Christmas training schedule & training for charity !

  Please note the following changes to the training schedule over the Christmas period: – Amersham : closed on the 27th of December (training will resume on the 3rd of January) – Aylesbury : closed on the 26th of December and 2nd of January (really shocking I know…) – Chesham : closed on the 25th of December and 1st of January (another shocker…) – Holmer …

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[ GRADING ] Congratulations to …

  Congratulations to Toby Allen, Sam Green, Brian Hammond and Szymon Warsinski on passing the examination for Shodan last week-end ! And a special mention to Tanmay Mahesh who didn’t quite make it to Nidan. He took the decision with good grace and showed an excellent attitude to the news. I am sure he will come back stronger and better next time! Onwards & upwards…. …

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