Beginners classes now open

The Bushinkai Academy is now recruiting beginners for the Manchester class. Class time: Thursday 8pm Price: ¬£6 (90 mins) Newton Street, near Piccadilly For more information email: kaicho@runbox.com About the class: Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu takes Karate back to its combative origins as it was taught more than 100 years ago. With a clear lineage…

Instructor’s training record

Bushinkai chief instructor Simon Keegan presents a brief synopsis of his training and grading history, in the arts of Karate, Jujutsu and Tai Chi. Q. What grade are you, who graded you, what kind of a grading was it? A. My grade is 5th Dan. I was graded on the mat by Shihan PAJ Handyside…

About the Bushinkai Academy

Bushinkai was established more than¬†15 years ago. The school is comprised of White Lion Academy (teaching Karate, Jujutsu and Kobudo) and the Metal Tiger Academy (teaching Tai Chi, Chi Kung and related Chinese martial arts). Bushinkai has a great reputation and we don’t chop and change for the latest fads. Our focus is and always…

Guardian vs Guardian

It’s been an eventful month for Martial Arts Guardian as the Guardian newspaper took umbrage with use of the name “Guardian”, despite there being many unrelated publications (Farmer Guardian, Chorley Guardian etc). However this backfired spectacularly as all the other newspapers pointed out how foolish the Guardian were being. Speaking on behalf of MAG, the…