Reporting back from Bushey, Watford…

Reporting back from Bushey, Watford, following a seminar aiming at highlighting similarities between kata and their applications across the many styles of karate, i.e. Shotokan, Wado, Goju… The seminar was led by Iain Abernethy, a leading exponent of applied karate. Overall, a very entertaining and informative afternoon, full of anecdotes, going through a multitude of kata techniques and their possible applications. An excellent opportunity to …

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Courses, dates, the Lion and grading costs

All upcoming grading and grading training dates have now been added to the club calendar. Costs for gradings for all Kyu grades are increasing by £5 with immediate effect to cover the increased costs of hall hire at the Chiltern Hills Academy in Chesham. Training and grading training costs are not affected. The Lion will now be edited by Jack Hamilton – it’s great that …

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Two special courses taken by Sensei Croft (6th Dan) – 28th October 2012

Course 1 – Martial Qigong – all grades The course will provide an insight into the basic principles of Qigong and a Shaolin Qigong form called Ba Duan Jin. 10 a.m. -11.15 a.m. Course 2 – Brown and Black Belts The course will focus on specific areas of training to ensure good understanding of the techniques and consistency across Chiltern Karate Association. 11.30 a.m. – …

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