[ FEATURE ] The June / December 2019 edition of the Lion is now available online (清水の舞台から飛び降りる)

The December 2019 edition of the Lion can now be found and downloaded from the Lion Archive. Access miscellaneous updates about the club, feedback about recent seminars, a bit of history, and much more… 清水の舞台から飛び降りる (kiyomizu-no-butai-kara-tobi-o-riru) ! (open the Lion to find out !)

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[ FEATURE ] Shin Gohon Kumite & Tai Sabaki (体捌き)

  A thought following the grading session that took place last Sunday… Shin Gohon Kumite … A set introduced as you progress through the syllabus and take your 3rd Kyu examination (brown belt). In this particular set (or rather set of sets),  basic Shotokan defences (such as those used in Gohon Kumite) are evolved, with a view to enforce the teaching of evasion, or Tai …

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[ FEATURE ] The March / June 2019 edition of the Lion is now available online (案ずるより産むが易し)

  The March / June 2019 edition of the Lion can now be found and downloaded from the Lion Archive. Updates about the club, feedback about the Price Sensei seminar, a bit of history, and much more… 案ずるより産むが易し (Anzuru yori umu ga yasushi) ! (open the Lion to find out !)

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[ UPDATE ] CKA T-Shirts available !

Official launch of the “CKA Apparel” ! Nice, crisp, white premium quality t-shirt emblazoned with the CKA logo… Cost is £15 per t-shirt for adults and £12.50 for children size. Adult Sizes:- – S – 38″; – M – 40″; – L – 44″; – XL – 48″; – Sizes go up to XXL and XXXL. Children Sizes:- – 3/4 years’ old; – 5/6 years’ …

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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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