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Psyche of a Warrior: John Johnston by Jamie Clubb

World renowned reality based martial arts instructor Jamie Clubb reviews one of traditional Shotokan Karate’s most dynamic, practical and insightful instructors; John Johnston 7th Dan; with special emphasis on development of the warrior psyche. Continue reading

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Bunkai Jutsu DVD’s Now Available As Downloads

My 2 DVD’s, INSIDE BASSAI DAI (kata and bunkai) and 10 KICKING TIPS (principles for better kicking) are now available for download, making them much cheaper and quicker to obtain. Find out what Geoff Thompson and Shihan Kousaku Yokota 8th Dan Shotokan Karate (and others) had so say about them. Continue reading

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Teenage Martial Artist Fights Off Would-Be Mugger

I was surprised to see in one of my regional papers today a story about a slightly-built unassuming 15 year old Taekwondo exponent who got the better of a would be mugger. So I thought I’d share it with you. Continue reading

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John Johnston Is Awarded His 7th Dan

John Johnston is awarded his 7th Dan Shotokan Karate by Geoff Thompson and Dev Barrett at Dev Barrett’s Dojo in Coventry which is the hometown and birthplace of these 3 great men. Continue reading

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Adaptive Karate Blog: With John & Elaine Johnston

John and Elaine Johnston have started up their own blog which will be well worth checking out.  Sensei John Johnston is a 6th Dan Shotokan Karate and the people who he has trained with reads like a “who’s who” of … Continue reading

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