AFTK Sydney Seminar

Shotokan kata bunkai – AFTK Sydney Seminar

The Sydney Australian Federation of Traditional Karate seminar held in Lane Cove Bowling Club had a great turn out on a rare sunny March day. The seminar had attendees from Queensland from Bubishi Martial Arts, Chidokan and Chidokai representatives and Northern Lakes Martial Arts from the Central Coast. There were also some visitors from outside …

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First day attendees practical karate seminar

Practical Karate in Australia – Iain Abernethy Seminar

  The flight down to Melbourne from Sydney is always early and never easy. This was well worth it. The trip was to attend the Iain Abernethy three day seminar in Melbourne. There is a growing movement towards practical karate in Australia. This was the opportunity to meet and train with one of its exponents. …

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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 Kata Showdown Juan Perez is a Nidan with GKR and has a dojo in Northbirgde. Terry knows Juan well and invited him to come and train with us. Before class, …

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Learning the basics of working with a cane or umbrella at the AFTK National Seminar

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 practical and effective self-defence techniques these everyday items have to offer. Below is a video Kai Kihon as performed by Glen and some of his students at the AFTK National Seminar 2015.

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