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Seminar in Clarksville, Tennessee, USA

From the 16th to the 18th of January 2015 I will be teaching my first ever seminar in Clarksville, Tennessee!

Friday, 16 JAN from 6:00 – 8:00 PM (CST)

Hilldale Church of Christ, 501 Highway 76, Clarksville TN, 37043.

# Historical development and background of kata.

# The 4 stage approach to kata training.

# Bunkai based flow drills (Naihanchi / Tekki Shodan).

Saturday, 17 JAN from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (CST) w/1.5 hour lunch break

Hilldale Church of Christ, 501 Highway 76, Clarksville TN, 37043.

Date: 
Fri, 2015-01-16 18:00
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Seminar in Cardiff

On Sunday 25th January 2015 I will be teaching an open seminar in Cardiff on the basic and advanced applications and drills of the Pinan / Heian Shodan, Nidan and Sandan! The seminar will run from 11am to 3pm and will be held at Cardiff Martial Arts Academy, Unit 4, Norbury Road, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3AU. The cost is just £25 and cheques (made payable to Kyokai Shotokan Karate) should be sent to Reede Brown, 44 Insole Grove East, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2HP.

Date: 
Sun, 2015-01-25 11:00
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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 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 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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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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