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Adaptive Karate Bunkai With Sensei John Johnston 6th Dan

Sensei John Johnston has his own unique and practical take on Shotokan Karate kata bunkai. Here are a couple videos showing him teaching and demonstrating. Continue reading

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Congratulations To Paul Mitchell On Attaining His 5th Dan

Paul Mitchell is awarded his 5th Dan in Shotokan Karate by Pete Manning, Chief Instructor of the Traditional Shotokan Karate Association. Continue reading

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Shotokan Karate Magazine: My Article & Letter From Reader

After my recent article was published in Shotokan Karate Magazine, I have been forwarded a letter from a reader which raised some interesting points. I have of course replied. Both the letter and my response are reproduced here for your interest. Continue reading

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Practical Shotokan Course: Karate Kata Bunkai

Simple and effective Karate kata bunkai. When facing multiple opponents you need something which will finish opponents quickly, efficiently and without draining a lot of your own energy. Find out more from Sensei Paul Mitchell. 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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