Seminars are for your education. They do not serve to beast the students all over the dojo floor, but are instead there so that you can learn, with like-minded individuals, the subject matter on offer. No affiliation or particular level of experience is necessary, just an open mind and willing to learn.
Saturday 19th March Britannia Hero's and Diversity Martial ArBritannia Hero's and Diversity Martial Arts Association Seminar Basingstoke charity Seminar Lindsey and Bryan Andrews.,John Burke Tong Liu, Chris Bird ,Kevin Fitzgerald and Guest Instructors
Sunday April 29th 4th Annual Charity Karate Camp, Rickmansworth.
Saturday 6th May - Bunkai workshop at the UK Martial Arts Show, The Dome, Doncaster.
Sunday 14th May - Grappling Workshop in Essex hosted by New Era Karate. Please contact Sensei Brian Salisbury for details.
Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st May - Hanshi Patrick McCarthy 9th Dan teaching tegumi renzokugeiko in Newton Abbot, Devon. 6pm start.
Friday 2nd June-Sunday 4th June The South-West Karate Experience at Perran Sands, Cornwall, with Anthony Blades kyoshi, John Burke renshi.
Saturday 8th July - Sunday 9th July - Bunkai Weekend, with John Burke renshi, Newton Abbot, Devon. 10am-3pm each day. £60 per person. Please call 01626 360999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place.
Friday 28th July - Sunday 30th July MHKA Summer Camp with Martyn Harris renshi, John Burke renshi, and Martyn Skipper sensei.
Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd October Kaizen Martial Arts Expo, Nottingham. https://www.facebook.com/Kaizen-Martial-Arts-Expo-1882180385372384/ John Burke renshi will be teaching his bunkai workshops.
Saturday 28th October & Sunday 29th October Bunkai Seminar in Shetland with John Burke renshi. South Lochside, Lerwick Please contact 01595 859326 to arrange attendance.
More to be announced.
Here's a brief look at the Heian kata in a loose, playful, mode:
To book a seminar at YOUR dojo, please call 01626 360999
With more to come.
Bookings are now being taken for 2017
Seminars 4 U!
Some seminars may not be listed on this page as they are undertaken for groups who wish to keep the tuition purely for THEIR members. As each club continues to be run in the way that THEIR sensei sees fit it is their prerogative to have the seminar run the way they want it.
A seminar at your dojo can be "Closed Door" or "Open". Generally, we find that Open seminars only attract open-minded people and have never found the issues of "style" or politics to keep people from training together. We also respect those who want to keep the tuition specifically to how it can help their group, without having to be concerned with questions from Outsiders. As always, the choice is yours.
John Burke's Bunkai Resources
Karate Academy, King Street Studios, King Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2LG, United Kingdom