The Bushinkai Hombu: Inside Hakutora Academy

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The Hakutora Academy (Van Dang Martial Arts) has been the North West’s top martial arts centre for over 30 years.

Each of the instructors are certified with lineage in their specialist arts.

Karate instructor Simon sparring with Muay Thai instructor Giorgio

Karate instructor Simon sparring with Muay Thai instructor Giorgio

Here are some of the classes and instructors inside:

  • Jeet Kune Do with Steve Powell
  • Chinese Kickboxing with John Dang
  • BJJ and Capoeira with Franks
  • Karate and Nihon Jujutsu with Simon Keegan
  • Muay Thai with Giorgio Zappone
  • Wing Chun with Rai Swift
  • BJJ with John Dang
  • Jeet Kune Do and Silat with Chris Sibbald
  • Tai Chi with Simon Keegan
Hakutora"s Wing Chun, Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai and Karate instructors

Hakutora”s Wing Chun, Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai and Karate instructors

Bushinkai’s Hombu (headquarters) is the Top Floor Dojo at Van Dang Martial Arts, the north of England’s premier martial arts centre for over 25 years.

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The Dojo is fully matted with punchbags, pads, weapons and a full size boxing ring.

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Next door to the Dojo is the store, where you can buy exclusive merchandise like the Hakutora brand of equipment and also browse books, weapons and protein supplements.

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Manchester Karate Class:

Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu (Karate & Jujutsu)
Thursday Evening 8-9:30. Price £6
Van Dang Martial Arts, 12 Newton Street
Manchester Piccadilly
Chief Instructor: Simon Keegan 5th Dan
For more information email: kaicho@runbox.com

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Wing Chun kit

 

 

Karate & Jujutsu: Simon Keegan. See class times

Muay Thai: Giorgio Zappone. Visit Cobra of Siam website.

Jeet Kune Do: Steve Powell. Visit JKD website

Brazilian Jujitsu: Contact John Dang courtesy of Union BJJ

Wing Chun: Contact Rai Swift

Chinese Kickboxing: Contact John Dang 

Silat and Kali: Contact Chris Sibbald

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