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We're pleased to be welcoming back Sensei Cristina Finta, 4th Dan. She has won an impressive number of medals and trophies in her competition career. In this class she will focus on how to generate kime in your karate techniques. "Kime" is a Japanese term, from the verb "kimeru" meaning to decide. In karate, it … Continue reading Training with Sensei Cristina Finta, 25 September 2019
Team Senshi improved their result from the last competition by coming first this time! In March 2018, five Senshi Karate students attended the Shotokan Tigers Kids competition hosted by our friends at Chelmsford Shotokan Karate Club. Team Senshi came fourth place in kata, earning them bronze medals. This time, they came first, earning gold medals! … Continue reading Kids competition, 9 February 2019
We were delighted to welcome back Sensei Neil Jerome, 5th Dan as our guest instructor at our normal Saturday morning class in Greenwich. He lives in Norway and is only back in the UK for a few days at a time so we're chuffed that he found time to come to Greenwich. He broke the … Continue reading Training with Sensei Neil Jerome, 9 February 2019
We've already booked four guest Senseis for 2019. We may book more so watch this space. Clockwise and in chronological order: Neil Jerome 5th Dan, 9 February, focusing on karate throws. Details hereBob Rhodes 8th Dan, 1 May, training and kyu grading. Details hereJohn Parnell 6th Dan, 18 May, focusing on developing speed. Details hereFrank … Continue reading Guest Senseis in 2019
We're delighted to be hosting Sensei Bob Rhodes, 8th Dan again for a training and grading on Wednesday 1 May 2019. Note, this will be in place of our usual Wednesday class in our regular venue in Charlton. Sensei Bob has a long karate career with many medals to his name. His bunkai demonstrations are … Continue reading Training & grading with Sensei Bob Rhodes, 1 May 2019
We are delighted to be hosting Sensei John Parnell, 6th Dan, again as our guest instructor. He will take our regular all grades class followed by a senior class. This class will focus on developing your speed. Karate is dynamic but when we learn something for the first time we practise it slowly until we … Continue reading Training with Sensei John Parnell, 18 May 2019
We will be hosting a training and grading on Saturday November 16, 2019. Note, this will be in place of our usual Saturday class but will not be in our regular Greenwich or charlton venues, it will be in Charlton Park Rugby Club. We are delighted to welcome back karate legend Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th … Continue reading Training and grading with sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 2019