Tag: Training

Training & grading with Sensei Andy Sherry, 19 June 2020

We are thrilled to host Sensei Andy Sherry, 9th Dan. It's not every day you get the KUGB's chief instructor at your dojo, so plan ahead! Sensei Sherry helped form the KUGB in 1966, was Britain's first Shotokan black belt, the first 3rd Dan and the first qualified British Shotokan International Referee. In his day, … Continue reading Training & grading with Sensei Andy Sherry, 19 June 2020

Training and grading with sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 2019

Training and grading with sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 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 and will be in Charlton Park Rugby Club not in our regular Greenwich or charlton venues. Details are below. We are delighted to welcome back karate legend Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th … Continue reading Training and grading with sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 2019

Beginners course, January 2020

Beginners course, January 2020

New to karate and want to start? Are you an adult or a child 6 years or older? Join our 10 week course starting 8 January in Greenwich and 11 January in Charlton and get your first belt! What you will learn? Chin punch - Oi tsuki jodan Stomach punch - Oi tsuki chudanRising block … Continue reading Beginners course, January 2020

Training with Sensei John Parnell, 15 June 2019

Training with Sensei John Parnell, 15 June 2019

We were delighted to host Sensei John Parnell, 6th Dan, again as our guest instructor. This is the third time he has visited us. He took our regular all grades class followed by a senior class. The classes focused on developing speed. Karate is dynamic but when we learn something for the first time we … Continue reading Training with Sensei John Parnell, 15 June 2019

Training & grading with Sensei Bob Rhodes, 1 May 2019

Training & grading with Sensei Bob Rhodes, 1 May 2019

We were delighted to host Sensei Bob Rhodes, 8th Dan once again for a training and grading on Wednesday 1 May 2019. Sensei taught for about 75 minutes and got everyone to run through their syllabus in preparation for the grading. He pointed out that there is a danger of being swept if your stance … Continue reading Training & grading with Sensei Bob Rhodes, 1 May 2019