Manchester Karate classes

BUSHINKAI ACADEMY:

Thursdays 8pm-9:30pm
Newton Street, Manchester (near Piccadilly Gardens)

Bushinkai has been established for 15 years and is affiliated to a reputable organisation in Shikon (as well as Japan’s oldest martial arts fraternity Kokusai Budoin). Classes are friendly, adult-orientated and good for fitness as well as self defence.

Karate participants on the Saturday

Bushinkai attending a Karate seminar with other clubs, with master Fumio Demura 

 

Affiliated to Shikon Martial Arts:

Steve Rowe, David Keegan, Simon Keegan

Steve Rowe, David Keegan, Simon Keegan

Chief Instructor: Sifu Steve Rowe
– 8th Dan Wado Ryu Karate
– Yang style Tai Chi master under Ma Lee Yang
– 3rd Dan Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu

Also affiliated to the Shobukan Karate Organisation:

Simon's mentor Shihan Handyside with his mentor Hirokazu Kanazawa  10th Dan IMAF

Shobukan head Shihan Handyside with his mentor Hirokazu Kanazawa 10th Dan 

Chief Instructor: Shihan Phillip Handyside
– 8th Dan Shotokan Karate
– 2nd Dan Budokan Karate
– Student of Kanazawa, Chew, Tomita, Kato

Also affiliated to Kokusai Budoin UK:

Kokusai Budoin Chief Director Tadanori Nobetsu

Kokusai Budoin Chief Director Tadanori Nobetsu

President: Tokugawa Yasuhisa
Chief Director: Tadanori Nobetsu (9th Dan Hanshi, Nisseikai Karate)
Vice Chief Dir: Ikuo Higuchi (9th Dan Hanshi, Shoto Ryu Karate)
Shotokan div dir: Hirokazu Kanazawa (10th Dan Meijin, Shotokan Karate)
Late Chief Director: Shizuya Sato (10th Dan Nihon Jujutsu)

Bushinkai Academy

Senior International instructor Simon Keegan 5th Dan

Simon Keegan 5th Dan

Chief Instructor: Simon Keegan
– 5th Dan Shobukan/Shotokan Karate (Shikon, Kokusai Budoin) graded under P Handyside (recognised in H Kanazawa’s division)
– 3rd Dan Nisseikai Karate (Kokusai Budoin) graded under R Parsons (recognised in T Nobetsu’s division)
– 2nd Dan Nihon Jujutsu (Kokusai Budoin) graded under J Lee-Barron (recognised in S Sato’s division)

Having just passed my 5th Dan

Simon having just passed 5th Dan in Shotokan

Renshi certificate awarded by Shihan Colin Hutchinson who was himself graded upto 4th Dan by Kokusai Budoin headmaster Shizuya Sato and was awarded 5th Dan and Renshi by the UK Head of the Dai Nippon Butokukai

Renshi certificate (awarded after 4th Dan) awarded by Shihan Colin Hutchinson and who was himself graded upto 4th Dan by Kokusai Budoin headmaster Shizuya Sato and was awarded 5th Dan and Renshi by the UK Head of the Dai Nippon Butokukai

Simon during his 3rd Dan grading with Reiner Parsons Kyoshi

Simon during his 3rd Dan Nisseikai grading with Reiner Parsons

Jaimie and George presenting me with my 2nd Dan jujutsu in 2002 in London - seven hour grading

Simon awarded 2nd Dan Jujutsu

Bushinkai chief instructor Simon with his 2nd Dan in IMAF in Kanazawa Hanshi's Shotokan division in 2003

Bushinkai chief instructor Simon with his 2nd Dan in IMAF in Kanazawa Hanshi’s Shotokan division and Sato Sensei’s Nihon Jujutsu division in 2003

Simon with his Karate teacher in the 90s Steve Bullough

Simon having just been awarded 1st Dan

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