Upcoming events

Seminar in Folkestone, Kent

On Sunday the 1st of February 2015 I’ll be teaching an open course on kata bunkai / practical karate in Folkstone! The course will clover some of my favourite drills from a range of kata including Kushanku / Kanku-Dai, Seipai, Tekki / Naihanchi, Chinto / Gankaku, Wanshu / Enpi, Neiseishi / Nijushiho, etc. The course will be held in Pent Valley Leisure Centre, Tile Kiln Lane, Cheriton, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 4PB from midday to 4pm. The cost will be just £30 per person. NOTE: All places need booked in advance and there will be no on the door tickets.

Date: 
Sun, 2015-02-01 12:00
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Seminar in the Netherlands

On the 21st and 22nd of February I will be teaching an open seminar in the Netherlands! The seminar will cover bunkai for all of Bassai-Dai / Passai kata, karate grappling, flow drills, self-defence based ground-fighting and pad work / power generation drills! You can find all the details you need on this website:

http://learnfromthemasters.nl/21-22-february-iain-abernethy-practical-karate/

Date: 
Sat, 2015-02-21 09:00
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Seminar in Birmingham

Sunday 22nd of March 2015 I will be teaching a seminar in Birmingham. The themes for this seminar are Jitte applications, dealing with multiple enemies, and an introduction to kata-based-sparring. The seminar will run from midday to 4pm and will be held at North Solihull Sports Centre, Chelmsley Road, Birmingham, B37 5TA. The cost of the seminar is £30 per person and cheques (payable to “Mr A Rheeston”) should be posted to Mr A Rheeston 97 Wheatcroft Drive, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B37 7LL.

Date: 
Sun, 2015-03-22 12:00
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Seminar in Presteigne, Powys

On Saturday the 28th of March 2015 11am-3pm I will be teaching an open seminar for the Lee Taylor Karate group.  The bulk of the seminar will focus on karate griping, takedowns and groundwork. The final part of the seminar will cover limb control drills from both Seipai and Seienchin (prior knowledge of the kata is not necessary). The seminar will run from 11am to 3pm and will be held at East Radnor Leisure Centre, Broad Axe Lane, Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2YT. The seminar will cost £30 (cheques payable to “Lee Taylor”) can be sent to 9 Kings Court, Presteigne, Powys. LD8 2AJ.

Date: 
Sat, 2015-03-28 11:00
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Seminar in Wigan

On Sunday the 29th of March 2015 I will be teaching an open seminar in Wigan! The seminar will consist of two 2-hour sessions with the whole event running from 12:30pm to 4:45pm. The location of the seminar is Ryu-Do Martial Arts Academy, Unit 1A, Landgate Industrial Estate, Wigan Road, Bryn, Wigan, WN4 0BW. The cost is £20 for one session, and £35 for the full day. All places need to be pre-booked there is no paying on the day. Cheques (payable to “Brian Bentham”) need sent to Brian Bentham, 55 Cottesmore Way, Golborne, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 3XJ.

Date: 
Sun, 2015-03-29 12:30
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Seminar in Deal, Kent

On the 6th of June 2015 I will be teaching an open seminar on the practical applications of Bassai (Passai), Jion and Enpi (Wanshu). The seminar will run from 11am to 3pm and will be held at The Parochial C of E primary School, Gladstone Road, Walmer, Deal, CT14 7ER. To book your place, please send a cheque for £30 (payable to “Kyu Shin Kwai”) to Iain Abernethy Seminar, Kyu Shin Kwai, 84 Church Lane, Sholden, Deal, Kent, CT14 9QL.

Date: 
Sat, 2015-06-06 11:00
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Seminar in Birmingham

On the 7th of June 2015 I will be teaching an open seminar in Birmingham! The previous seminar sold out quickly so don’t wait to book a place. The first part of the seminar will focus on the self-defence applications of Pinan / Heian Yodan. The second part will look at a variety of bunkai from advanced kata such as Hangetsu / Seishan, Gojūshiho, Unsu, etc. Previous knowledge of the kata is not needed. The seminar will run from 11am to 3pm and will take place at Stechford Cascades (Leisure Centre), Station Road, Stechford, Birmingham B33 8QN (Tel:0121 464 5596). The cost is £25 / person.

Date: 
Sun, 2015-06-07 11:00
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Peter Consterdine and Iain Abernethy (Germany)

Details in German:

7. Stuttgarter Bunkai- & SV-Tage
Samstag 20.06.2015 und Sonntag 21.06.2015 mit
Peter Consterdine, 9. Dan Karate - Kampfkunstlegende und Chief Instructor der WCA
Iain Abernethy, 6. Dan Karate - Chief Instructor der World Combat Association (WCA)

Lehrgangsort: Sporthalle Allmandring, Allmandring 28, 70569 Stuttgart-Vaihingen (Uni-Campus)

Date: 
Sat, 2015-06-20 10:00
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Iain Abernethy Residential Course 2015

In July 2015 I will be running a residential course! This will be the ONLY residential course open to new people in 2015. If you wish to take part in one of these exclusive courses, this is your sole opportunity in the next one and a half years to do so! There are only 12 places in total and demand for previous courses has been very high. Act quickly!

Date: 
Fri, 2015-07-03 11:00
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