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Hangetsu Bunkai

Hangetsu Bunkai The Vines below are a selection of our Bunkai for Hangetsu (or Seisan). The Hisa-Geri The Mae-Geri and Age Uke  

By | March 17th, 2015|Bunkai, Hangetsu, Sydney|0 Comments

Our grading syllabus gets an update

The Chidokan Grading Syllabus The Chidokan grading syllabus has been in place since the 1960's. Our syllabus is a comprehensive and balanced approach to Shotokan [...]

By | March 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kihon-Yon-Dosa is a fantastic platform to focus on Dachi

What a great start to the year! We started back at training on 6th Jan and wasted no time getting back into things.  All the [...]

By | February 9th, 2015|Sydney|0 Comments

2014 was a great year

2014 was a great year for Chidokan. It was a great year in the Dojo with 700 hours of training, 3 Gasshuku and plenty of cross [...]

By | December 28th, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

A month on Heian Sandan

Heian Sandan With the end of the year drawing close I wanted to give my students something new to work on.  So we spent a [...]

By | December 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

45 years of Karate

45th Anniversary Gasshuku 2014 marks the 45th year of Chidokan in Australia.  To celebrate this event the November Gasshuku was held in North Sydney. Friday [...]

By | December 16th, 2014|Sydney|2 Comments

Bunkai, Bunkai and more Bunkai

Bunkai Iain Abernathy's is a Bunkai guru from the UK and hold seminars around the world on the application of Karate moves.  He posted a [...]

By | November 30th, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

45th Anniversary preparations

45th Anniversary Gasshuku The Gasshuku at the end of this month celebrates 45 years of Chidokan in Australia.  Soshi Sensei Hudson commenced his training at [...]

By | October 31st, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

September was a month for cross training and bunkai

The Gasshuku is only a month or so away so we've been working hard in preparation.  We have been focussing on our tools as well [...]

By | October 1st, 2014|Sydney|0 Comments

What would we do without Kara-Zuki

Training this month The focus of our training this month was the Kara-Zuki exercises.  Kara-Zuki, roughly translated, means basic punching and we have three distinct [...]

By | September 1st, 2014|Sydney|1 Comment
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