[ 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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[ IMPORTANT ] 4 dates for your calendar

  As Christmas is fast approaching, we wanted to remind you of the following important events : – 10-Nov : Scott Langley sensei (HDKI Head Instructor) will be visiting the Holmer Green dojo for the 3rd year in a row ; – 17-Nov : Grading Training at the Chesham dojo – your last opportunity to prepare for the forthcoming grading ; – 24-Nov : Last …

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[ 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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