Upcoming events

Seminar in Chicago, USA

Sensei Iain Abernethy Karate Seminars May 1-3, 2015

Enso is excited to welcome Sensei Iain Abernethy, who will join us all the way from the United Kingdom for a full weekend of karate training focusing on practical, kata-based applications from May 1 to 3, 2015.  This will be his 3rd visit to Enso, and as in years past, we expect participants from all over the United States, as well as the local Chicago area to attend.  All are welcome!

Fri, 2015-05-01 18:00
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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.

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.

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)

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!

Fri, 2015-07-03 11:00
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Seminar in Watertown, Connecticut, USA


Friday, 17 JULY from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Saturday, 18 JULY from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM  w/1.5 hour lunch break

Sunday, 19 JULY from 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Topics Covered will include:

# Historical development and background of kata (hyung)

# The 4 stage approach to kata training.

# Bunkai based flow drills

Fri, 2015-07-17 18:00
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Seminar in Thornton, Lancashire

On Sunday the 26th of July 2015 I will be teaching a seminar in Thornton, Lancashire! The seminar is open to all styles and will run from 11am to 3pm. The venue is Wendy Hollands fitness studio, Butts close, Red Marsh Industrial Estate, Thornton, Lancashire, FY5 4HT. The cost is £30 per person. To secure your place please send a cheque (payable to “Evolution karate & kickboxing Academy”) to Iain Abernethy Seminar, c/o Rachel Slater, 28 Belgrave Road, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 7RP.

Sun, 2015-07-26 11:00
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Seminar in Swansea, Wales

On Sunday the 6th of September 2015 I will be teaching an open seminar on kata bunkai / practical karate in Swansea! The seminar will run from 11am to 3pm and will cost just £25 per person. The location of the seminar is Ystradgynlais Sports Centre, Glanrhyd, Ystradgynlais, Swansea, SA9 1AP.

Sun, 2015-09-06 11:00
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Seminar in Franklin, North Carolina, USA

From September 11th to 13th 2015 I will be teaching in North Carolina! Training on Friday will be from 6pm to 8pm. Saturday will run from 9am to 5pm. Sunday will be 9am to 1pm. All sessions will be held in East Franklin Elementary School, 100 Watuaga Street, Franklin, NC 28734. The cost will be just $135 for all three sessions! (NOTE: additional $50 late fee for all bookings after July 1, 2015).

Fri, 2015-09-11 18:00
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Seminar in the Netherlands

From the 18th to the 20th of September 2015 I will be teaching in the Netherlands! Details can be found below and if you can download all the details via the link below:

Click HERE to download seminar information.

For further details, the organiser (Daphne Pieterson) can also be contacted via d.pieterson@rdta.nl

Fri, 2015-09-18 17:00
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