Iain Abernethy Course

Excellent 4 hour seminar with Iain Abernethy Sensei focusing on some of the fundamental principles to his approach to Karate and Kata in particular including angles, stances and limb control. Great to catch up with old friends and thanks to Matt P, Matt S, Dave, Keith and Emma and all Read more…

Shinji Nagaki Sensei Course

Adam Sensei took part in an excellent (and very warm!) session with Shinji Nagaki Sensei (JKS) last night hosted by Harrow & Kingsbury JKS. Sensei worked on some kicking basics, WKF Heian Kata standardisation and Kanku Sho Kata. Nagaki Sensei is an incredible Karateka, technically brilliant and incredibly powerful. He Read more…

Iain Abernethy & Don Came Seminar

On Sat 8th June 2019, Adam Sensei attended a really informative four hour training session with Iain Abernethy Sensei and Don Came Sensei looking at the Bunkai/Oyo to Nihanchi (Tekki) and Rohai (Meikyo).Definitely two of the best instructors in the World for their knowledge of Kata and their combative principles.

AKA Summer Championships

The Kings Cross Shotokan Karate Club members of Total Shotokan Karate had a brilliant day at the AKA Summer Competition on Saturday 11th May 2019. For most of the competitors it was their first outside competition and they all performed amazingly well and showed a really step forward in their Read more…

Iain Abernethy Course

On Sunday 14th April 2019, Adam, Dan & Charlie attended a fantastic four hour seminar with Iain Abernethy Sensei on Tekki/Nihanchi and it’s combative principles. We covered a flow drill which covers the whole Kata Bunkai, a trapping flow drill from the Kata and a more live drill. It was Read more…

Vince Morris Course

On Saturday 23rd March 2019, Adam Sensei attended an excellent session with Vince Morris Sensei , covering his Kissaki-Kai style basics and Kata Bunkai. Sensei concentrated on Heian Nidan & Nijushiho and demonstrated some functional bunkai to both kata. It was a fun (and painful) seminar being Sensei’s uke for Read more…

March Kids Club Grading

Monday 4th March was the first kids Club grading of the year and saw 13 students pass their grades in style. It was great to see students progressing well through our Foundation Grade system and also those who have moved through the Foundation Phases and are now taking full Kyu Read more…