[ 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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[ SEMINAR ] Form versus Function with Scott Langley…

On Sunday 11 of November 2018, we had the pleasure of welcoming back Scott Sensei to the CKA following his visit in 2017, to hold another brilliant training course, made up of 2 successive, distinct sessions. What a treat and such an opportunity to train with a karateka of such calibre! The first session was dedicated to Kihon (基本, きほん), mainly focusing on optimising the generation of power. By …

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[ SEMINAR ] Scott Langley Course 2018 (Sunday 11th of November 2018)

  We have the greatest of pleasure to confirm that Sensei Scott Langley (Chief Technical Director of HDKI) is returning to the CKA on Sunday 11th November!! To ensure you get the best possible experience, close up & personal, the course will be limited to just THIRTY (30) places! Please confirm your place with me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment😊 As has been …

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