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Kata Showdown

We had a busy month of cross training with other Dojos including, PDK, Kurrajong and a Kata Showdown with GKR. A visiting instructor and a [...]

By | December 24th, 2015|Kata, Sydney|0 Comments

The art of body shifting plus a little Aikido

Tai Sabaki The focus of this month was Tai-Sabaki so we devoted the majority of the time working on the art of body shifting plus a little [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|Bunkai, Sydney|0 Comments

AFTK National Seminar 2015

AFTK National Seminar 2015 This month we made the trip to Ashgrove in Queensland for the the AFTK National Seminar 2015.  This is the first [...]

By | October 4th, 2015|Bunkai, Heian Sandan, Kata|0 Comments

Self-defence with the use of the cane

At the AFTK National Seminar last weekend Soke Glen Smith took us through self-defence with the use of the cane, walking stick or umbrella. His session focused on the [...]

By | September 26th, 2015|Kata|1 Comment

Our first trip to Kurrajong

The Kurrajong trip David Hennesey is a Karate-Ka from the early 2000's and was the last Shodan under Kyoshi Sensei Clutterbuck. David has moved around in the [...]

By | September 5th, 2015|Heian, Sydney, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kids night at the Dojo

Kids night at the Dojo The Winter school holidays happened this month so we invited the kids along to join our classes.  Bruce's kids, Luke and [...]

By | August 2nd, 2015|Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Sydney|1 Comment

Amazing techniques of Aikido

  This month we were fortunate enough to get a visit from our good friend Elna but this time she didn't come alone.  Her Sensei, Bruce Robertson came [...]

By | June 30th, 2015|Sydney|1 Comment

Horse stance and chariots

Horse stance and chariots The foundation of great technique is great stance.  A stable, strong and balanced stance coupled with lightning fast footwork and  accurate [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|Sydney|0 Comments

Kids at the dojo

Kids galore This month we had more kids at the Dojo than ever before.  We were visited by the young Tabley boys early in the [...]

By | May 2nd, 2015|Sydney|0 Comments

Heian Sandan Bunkai

Heian Sandan Bunkai The Vines below are a selection of our Bunkai for Heian Sandan. The returning Kiba-Dachi moves The last move (180 degree spin) [...]

By | March 17th, 2015|Bunkai, Heian, Heian Sandan, Sydney|3 Comments
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