Bushinkai Karate, Jiu Jitsu & Tai Chi classes

Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu (Karate, Jujutsu, Kobudo): MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE: “White Lion Dojo” Thursday 8:00pm-9:30pm Van Dang Martial Arts 12 Newton Street Manchester, M1 2AN Tuition: S Keegan 5th Dan, Dan Sanchez 2nd Dan, Kicki Holm 2nd Dan Tai Chi, Chi Kung (Chinese internal martial arts): WIGAN AREA: “Pearl Dragon Dojo” Thursdays 7:00-8:00pm Upholland Community…

Karate, Jiu Jitsu, Judo in one complete system

Bushinkai combines grappling, strikes and throws in one effective system. Styles that have recently become popular in MMA like Shotokan Karate (UFC champion Lyoto Machida), Jiu Jitsu (the Gracies) and Judo (Ronda Rowsey) are taught in Bushinkai in their original combative form at our purpose built Dojo in Manchester. We don’t just train for fitness and…

Bushinkai: About the school

Bushinkai is affiliated to Shikon, Shobukan Karate Organisation, Karate England, International Karate Union, United World Karate, International Toshu Jutsu Federation, British Council for Chinese Martial Arts, International Wushu Federation, British Jujutsu Federation, United Kingdom Budo Federation (formerly IMAF GB), Shoto Ryu Karate UK and the Martial Arts Standards Agency. Bushinkai is therefore recognised worldwide for…

Bunbu Ichi

Bunbu Ichi means “the pen and the sword in accord”. This page includes some drawings Bushinkai instructor Simon made of some of the Karate masters. This is an ongoing page (as soon as he can find his pencil sharpener).

Bushinkai Karate: Two Primary influences

A look at the two primary influences on Bushinkai’s Karate system, Shobukan Karate and Nisseikai Karate. The Bushinkai system is called Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu and the Ryuha (family transmission) is called Sakugawa Ryu. Bushinkai is run by Simon Keegan (5th Dan Renshi), an eighth generation martial artist, who has trained with many different teachers, but…

Karate unified for first time in 35 years

The most important meeting in the history of the sport of karate was held in Lausanne, Switzerland – July 16 – 18, 2014. After three days of intensive meetings and positive discussion, major International Karate Federations set aside 35 years of differences and formed a unified body – United World Karate to represent the activity…