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Doncaster UK Martial arts show – 2017

A montage of the days events, as much as possible was captured. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRanbIMqp9I&feature=youtu.be[/embed]
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Red dragon grading 08-05-2017

The sun was out, the breeze was warm and the dojo was ripped apart by the sound of 11 dragon battle cries.  It was the first grading of 2017 and a lot of white belts eager to show their stuff in their first grading. All the grading students lined up and did the best...
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Sensei Gidley 9th Dan seminar

An amazing 2 hour seminar was had today by senior members of Red Dragon Karate Crewe.  We were kindly invited by Alsager Shotokan Karate club to attend a 2 hour training session with 9th Dan Sensei Charles Gidley.   The session started off with some of the more...
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What would you like us to post more of?

Our facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/reddragonkaratecheshire ) has been up and running now since January and we've got 774 likes currently, but we want to know what else you would like to see on our page.   Some clubs use theirs to just review lessons,...
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New Training location

Thursday 6th April was our first night at our new location.  Since January, the club has grown much bigger and faster than we could have imagined.  Because of this growth, the Thursday venue at the Lifestyle centre wasn't big enough to be safe and provide adequate...
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Sensei Terry O’neill seminar

On March 19th 2017, Sensei Tom was fortunate enough to attend a seminar with the famous and hugely influential in the karate world "Sensei Terry O'Neill". The course was put on by our good friends at the Wirral Shotokan Karate club.  The event was attended by a large...
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Sensei Rick Hotton Seminar

What amazing day, honour and privilege to train under Sensei RIck Hotton again today.  During a recent holiday break I managed to get a few minutes in between doing nothing in the sun and doing nothing in the evening except from eating to catch up an article about...
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Speed kicking training

Power kicking, minimum effort Thursday night training, developing power and speed through relaxation.  Students practised developing faster and more powerful kicks by relaxing the whole body and building up power in the back leg.  We described it to the students by...
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Training – 06/03/2017

Another good nights effort from everyone tonight.  White belts are really beginning to get the buzz now. Class started off with kicking practice for all grades, stripping back to the basics and concentrating on hips going in and good posture. Beginners were then taken...
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Training 02/03/2017

Stance training tonight, it may sound basic but its fundamental to improving your karate.  Beginners went through the 3 basic stances front, back and straddle stances, graded students did these as well as more advanced stances, such as cat stance.   After 30 mins...
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