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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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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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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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Kata And Its Bunkai Is Like A Sword

A useful analogy of kata performed purely for technical excellence and actually being able to apply the kata bunkai. Continue reading

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