Bushinkai grading results

Examiners; Shihan PAJ Handyside 8th Dan Renshi S Keegan 5th Dan Passes; Matthew Brooke 5th kyu Emma Roberts 6th Kyu Oliver Ingham 7th Kyu Harry Chapman 8th Kyu     Advertisements

Bushinkai latest class details

Bushinkai’s headquarters has its Hombu in the Hakutora Academy (Van Dangs), Newton Street, Manchester. This legendary building has been THE centre of martial arts excellence in the north of England for more than 25 years. Simon Keegan (5th Dan Renshi) teaches Karate and Jujutsu there. We also have a combined Karate and Muay Thai session, where the…

Bushinkai at the London Symphony Orchestra

The mythology of Kata was celebrated at a unique performance at the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO). The performance co-incided with the 60th anniversary of British Karate. The music was composed by Ben Gaunt – himself a Bushinkai 1st Dan and performed by his teacher Simon Keegan, head of the Bushinkai Academy. Keegan Renshi holds the…

Karate my way of life: By Simon Keegan

The chief instructor of Bushinkai, Simon Keegan (5th Dan Renshi) reflects on his martial arts studies. Various points are numbered with citations at the bottom of the article. The idea of this article is to give context to our curriculum. I have formally studied the Shoto/Budokan family of Karate as my primary art for more…

The Bushinkai Academy and the old ways of Jutsu

Bushinkai was established more than 15 years ago and teaches the classical arts of China, Japan and Okinawa with emphasis on tradition, good health and self defence. We teach adult-orientated classes in the traditional way. our Tai Chi is proven to help with health benefits and our Karate is effective for self defence. We have taught…

Bushinkai training

Karate, Jujutsu & Kobudo Bushinkai Academy With Simon Keegan Renshi (5th Dan Karate, 4th Dan Jujutsu) Thursday 8pm-9:30pm Top floor, Hakutora Academy, 11 Newton Street, Manchester Price: £6 for 90 minutes   You can also train in Muay Thai: Cobra of Siam and Bushinkai double training session Thursday 8pm-9:30pm Muay Thai with Kru G Zappone…

London Kata spectacular

Bushinkai is organising a very special spectacle in London this year celebrating the kata of the Shotokan style. This is a totally unique event and will present the kata in a spectacle never seen before. More details will come soon. For now we can tell you that the kata performed with be: Heian Sandan Tekki…