Latest Bushinkai class details

Karate & Jujutsu Manchester: Circle Martial Arts Marlboro House 52 Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ED Monday evenings: 8:30pm Renshi: Simon Keegan (6th Dan Shobukan Karate) Sensei: Andy Harrison (3rd Dan Shobukan Karate) Sensei: Philip Jennings (1st Dan) Email: simonkeeganmedia@gmail.com Karate & Jujutsu Chorlton: The ‘White Hall’ St Clements Church 6 Edge Lane, Chorlton. M21 9AE…

Chief instructor awarded 6th Dan

Bushinkai chief instructor Simon Keegan has been awarded 6th Dan (Rokudan) by his teacher Shihan PAJ Handyside 9th Dan. As Shihan Handyside is in ill health the presentation was made by senior Shobukan instructor at the Red Sun Dojo Frank Williams 7th Dan. The award was made on behalf of Shikon and the World Union…

Bushinkai teacher training history

Simon Keegan, Renshi (6th Dan Karate, 5th Dan Jujutsu, 3rd Dan Judo, 2nd Duan Taijiquan) Member of: – Dai Nippon Butokukai (Kyoto, est 1895) – Kokusai Budoin (Tokyo, est 1952) – International Ju Jitsu Federation (Kyoto, est 1956) – World Union of Karatedo Federations – Karate Jutsu International . TRAINING TIMELINE:  6th Dan (2018) 2018:…

Meet the club

Shikon head: Steve Rowe 9th Dan Shobukan head: Phil Handyside 9th Dan Bushinkai Karate (White Lion Academy) instructors: Renshi Simon Keegan 5th Dan Sensei Andy Harrison 3rd Dan Sensei Phil Jennings 1st Dan Bushinkai Tai Chi (Metal Tiger Academy) instructor: Sifu David Keegan 5th Duan Profiles: David Keegan 5th Duan Taijiquan (Shikon) David Keegan began…

The Karate Jutsu and Jujutsu tradition of Bushinkai

The core system taught within the Bushinkai Academy is Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu. This name reflects the Okinawan naming conventions of circa 1900 when the fighting arts had names like Ryukyu Kempo Tode Jutsu and Rentan Goshin Karate Jutsu. Within the system are two intertwined traditions – The Karate Jutsu of Okinawa (Toshu Jutsu) The Nihon…

Latest Karate, Jujutsu, Tai Chi and Aikido class information

The Bushinkai Academy teaches Classical Martial Arts from its two main centres in the North of England: Metal Tiger Academy: Headed by Sifu David Keegan – Chinese Internal Martial Arts (Tai Chi, Shaolin and Chi Kung) Based in the Wigan-Dalton area – see address below. White Lion Academy: Headed by Shihan Simon Keegan – Japanese…

Meet the chief instructor

SIMON KEEGAN (RENSHI) 5th Dan Karate – 5th Dan Jujutsu Simon Keegan is a Karate and Jujutsu instructor who has taught all over the country and internationally for almost 20 years. He has an impeccable lineage in the classical martial arts and graded on the mat up to 5th Dan. He has also been fortunate…