[ FEATURE ] About the proliferation of styles and associations in the 20th century

  We continue our series of brief ‘lock-down’ articles by looking at the proliferation of styles and associations that occurred in the course of the 20th century, the possible reasons for such a phenomenon and the consequences. “In the Shotokan world, split after split has defined the twenty-first century. Even in single international organisations, there is infighting and backstabbing.” Scott Langley “One serious problem […] …

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[ FEATURE ] 1sqm online seminar (with Scott Langley & Co.) : training notes

  Another weekend, and yet further training opportunities !… After a 1.5 hour session with Scott Langley & Felipe Martins on Saturday, the HDKI organised yet another seminar on Sunday, 2 hours’ long, with Scott and the HDKI Hombu Dojo teaching crew : – Scott Langley 6th Dan – Ross Stewart 4th Dan – Audrius Janusauskas 3rd Dan – Ru Mew 2nd Dan The first …

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[ FEATURE ] 1sqm online seminar (with Scott Langley & Felipe Martins) : training notes

  As a reminder: the CKA is currently operating a reduced online training schedule, with opportunities to train on Mondays (7pm), Tuesdays (7pm), Wednesdays (7pm) and Thursdays (6:45pm). To obtain login details, please contact your instructor or alternatively use the forms on this website. But the current situation is also providing additional opportunities to “meet” and train with senior karateka willing to (virtually) open their …

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[ FEATURE ] 1sqm online seminar (with Scott Langley & Guy Brodeur) : training notes

  Most of us are now training and connecting using modern technologies such as Zoom and FaceBook Live. The CKA is currently operating a reduced online training schedule, with opportunities to train on Mondays (7pm), Tuesdays (7pm), Wednesdays (7pm) and Thursdays (6:45pm). To obtain login details, please contact your instructor or alternatively use the forms on this website. In addition to this, a few clubs …

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[ FEATURE ] About the development and impact of competition Karate…

  In our series of articles written in view of the current crisis and to complement your physical training, please find a short piece looking at the development of sport karate in the 20th century, its relation to Budō, its influence on Kumite, Kata and Kihon, as well its impact on the evolution of karate as a whole… Osu… “It is not important to be …

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