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Alumnus to Attend International Kata Tournament

on January 29, 2013 - 7:24am

London Dojo alumnus Masahiro, aged 12, has been selected for the forthcoming International Youth Kata Tournament in Tokyo. After leaving London, he joined the Chiba-Kita branch in Japan and trained under Takada Shihandai. The date of the tournament is Saturday 27th April at Tokyo Gymnasium.

Be a World Champion, Masahiro!


(Masahiro is far left in the image).

Internal Kata Competition Dates

on January 19, 2013 - 7:39am

The 2013 London Dojo internal kata competion will be held Saturday 2nd February from 2pm - 5pm at the Finchley Dojo (Large Hall).

Compulsory Kata
White Belt: Taikyoku Sono 1
Orange and Blue Belts: Taikyoku Sono 3
Yellow and Green Belts: Pinan Sono 4
Brown Belts and Above: Gekisai Sho

2nd Round Kata
White Belts: Sokugi Taikyoku Sono 1
Orange and Above: Own Choice

Participants are to perform 2 katas
Please do not enter the Large Hall before 1:30pm
You may bring food and drink but please do not seat in the front row whilst eating
People who do not attend this event will not be eligible for Kyu Grading in

Martial Arts Festival in Bercy

on December 7, 2012 - 8:09am

Special Thanks to Pierre for the following information regarding the upcoming Martial Arts Festival in Bercy.

Tickets are available here.

Tictet Price: 35€ or 45€ (VIP).
There is also a discount for groups of 12 people or more, in which case the prices are 32€ or 40€ (VIP)

Time: Doors open: 18:45, Show begins: 20:00

Official Website:

Directions: Metro, line 6 or 14. From Eurostar station, Gare du nord, take line 4 (direction: Porte d'Orleans) to Chatelet and then change to line 14 (direction: Bibliotheque Francois Mitterrand) to Bercy.