Where the tradition of Karate continues to grow.

How can I build my confidence?

How many times have you been faced with a situation that had you feeling 2 feet tall?  Maybe it was a  big presentation at work, or maybe you were freaking out because you suddenly found yourself in a crowded room of strangers and had no one to talk to?  Whatever the scenario, as adults we are often thrust into situations which take us outside our comfort zone.  And lets face it, some of us are better outside our comfort zone…

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Am I too old to start Karate?

This is one of the most common questions that I get asked by adults who are considering Karate as a form of exercise.  The answer is you’re never too old!  Karate is a great because not only can you get into shape doing it but also, as a new student, you are working at your own level.  You should not feel forced to perform at any certain standard.  If your instructor is competent and in touch with the performance level…

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Eihachi Ota Seminar – 2014.

Your core is the centre of all your power. Of course – this is something that we’ve all heard before.  Striking by just swinging your arms is… well, it’s just a waste of time.  It has been several years since I’ve seen Sensei Ota and not much has changed – yet everything has changed.  It never ceases to amaze me;  Sensei Ota is 69 years old – but has the speed, agility and power of someone 1/2 his age.  A…

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