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Interview With John Kelly 4th Dan Shotokan Karate

In 1997 John Kelly nearly lost his life in a serious car accident. Yet he has bounced back to become a 4th Dan, run his own association and even does door work. Read this insightful interview with a truly inspirational Karateka. Continue reading

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A Private Class With John Johnston, 6th Dan

Report on Sensie John Johnston 6th Dan, private lesson . Having discussed his approach to realistic Karate and kata bunkau for self defence and the Adaptive Karate that he teaches in his seminars, Sensei Johnston was keen to show me in more detail and I was very keen to learn from him. Continue reading

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Interview With International Instructor, John Johnston, 6th Dan Shotokan Karate

John Johnston came through the early days of Shotokan Karate in the UK, when you had to be tough to make it through. He has over 40 years of martial arts experience, doorman experience and personal protection of high profile businessmen and celebs. He was a pioneer of reality based training before the term became popular. Continue reading

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