Upcoming events

Seminar in Blairgowrie, Scotland!

On Sunday 25th of September 2016 I will be teaching a seminar in Blairgowrie, Scotland! The seminar will run from 1pm to 5pm and will cover Close-range applications and drills for Naihanchi / Tekki Shodan; including tactics and methods for dealing with multiple enemies. The location will be Blairgowrie Community Campus, Elm Drive, Blairgowrie, PH10 6UZ.

Date: 
Sun, 2016-09-25 13:00
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Seminar in Swansea

On Sunday the 9th of October 2016 I will be teaching a 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. For details of how to book your place please contact Wayne Jones on 07837071555 or koketsukarate@aol.com You can also write to the host via Iain Abernethy Seminar, c/o Wayne Jones, 9 St Johns Road, Clydach, Swansea, SA6 5EY

Date: 
Sun, 2016-10-09 11:00
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Seminar in Seattle, USA

Follow this link for full details and to book your place: https://www.fightingchanceseattle.com/2016-iain-abernethy-seminar-seattle-wa/

Please purchase your ticket as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Fighting Chance Seattle: dojo@fightingchanceseattle.com

Ticket price includes the following:

Date: 
Fri, 2016-11-04 16:30
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Seminar in Chesterfield!

On the 13th of November 2016 I will be returning to Unit 1 in Chesterfield! The theme will be the old-school karate and practical self-defence found in the kata Seipai! Irrespective of whether you practise the kata or not, you will enjoy exploring the methods in this fascinating kata! We will also look at the common karate principles found in the kata and the Pinan / Heian series (despite them having no historical link). The seminar will run from 11:30am to 3:30pm and will be held at Unit1 Martial Arts, Unit1, Brimington Rd, Chesterfield, S41 7UW.

Date: 
Sun, 2016-11-13 11:30
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Seminar in Swindon

On Sunday the 20th of November I will once again be teaching in Swindon! These seminars are always well attended and places are limited so please act quickly to secure your place. This seminar will cover bunkai and drills for both Gankaku (Chinto) and Seienchin. Prior knowledge of the kata is not necessary. Participants will receive instruction in the gripping, locking, clinching, choking, takedowns, limb-control and close-range strikes of both kata. The seminar will run from 12:00pm to 4:00pm and will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic College, Ocotal Way, Swindon, SN3 3LR.

Date: 
Sun, 2016-11-20 12:00
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Seminar in Augsburg, Germany

Karate Seminar in Augsburg with Iain Abernethy 6.Dan

DATE: SATURDAY/SUNDAY, NOVEMBER, 26/27, 2016 

Host: Karate Dojo Zanshin Augsburg e.V., http://www.zanshin-augsburg.de

Location: Hall of Reischlesche Wirtschaftsschule, Alter Postweg 86a, 86159 Augsburg

Location plan:  http://www.rws-augsburg.de/schulinfo/lageplan/

Date: 
Sat, 2016-11-26 12:30
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John Johnson (7th dan) and Iain Abernethy (6th dan) Seminar!

The annual John Johnson (7th dan BCKA) and Iain Abernethy (6th dan BCKA) Seminar! Topics covered will be Impact drills, Gekisai Bunkai (prior knowledge of the kata not needed), Karate Joint Locks and Kata Based Gripping. This seminar is open to all martial artists (aged 18+) irrespective of style or level of proficiently. These are always very informative and fun days!

Please get in touch to secure your place ASAP:

Call 07791635958 or email johnjohnston2@virginmedia.com

Date: 
Sat, 2016-12-03 12:00
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Seminar in Chelmsford, Essex

On Sunday the 4th of December 2016 I will be teaching a seminar in Chelmsford! This seminar will cover both advanced Naihanchi / Tekki bunkai drills and integrated grappling and striking pad-drills! Spare focus mitts will be available, but please bring your own if you have them. This yearly event always sells out so please don’t delay in securing your place. Tickets cost £30 per person (there is a £5 discount to all those who pay before the 1st of November). This seminar will take place in Chelmsford, Essex from 12 to 4pm.

Date: 
Sun, 2016-12-04 12:00
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Seminar in Ballymena, Northern Ireland

On Saturday the 10th of December 2016 I will be teaching an open seminar for Dan Redmond’s CKA in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. I’ve taught more seminars for the CKA than any other group and they are always fun days! The seminar will run from 1pm to 5pm and will be held at Ballymena North Business and Recreation Centre, 120 Cushendall Road, Ballymena, BT43 6HB. The advanced booking cost is £35 (£40 if paid on the door) and cheques – payable to “CKA” – should be sent to Mr Dan Redmond, 185 Dunclug Park, Ballymena, BT43 6NU (NOTE: No cheques accepted after the 21st of November).

Date: 
Sat, 2016-12-10 13:00
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