2022 Seminar with Simon Bligh Sensei

  • Starts 16 Jul
  • Varies: £10-£20
  • Bowerham Primary School

Service Description

This is an open event and everyone is welcome regardless of affiliation. Sensei Simon Bligh is a 6th Dan and is Technical Director of HDKI GB. He has over 40 years experience in karate and has a very warm, creative and energetic teaching style that appeals to all ages, levels and abilities. He is a favourite visitor in our dojo and his classes are very popular. This is likely to sell out very fast and numbers are limited. A former personal student of Enoeda Sensei at the famous Marshall Street dojo in London, Simon Sensei has travelled widely teaching and training in karate. He has spent a lot of time training in Japan and has taught for dojos across the world in the USA, Ireland and the UK and across Europe and Scandinavia. He most recently returned from teaching at Harvard University, Boston MIT and Wellesley College. Simon Sensei's teaching style is readily accessible and appeals to everyone. He draws on his professional background in Education and stand-up comedy, as well as his deep reverence for and knowledge of Japan, the culture and practice of Japanese karate do, to deliver a truly enriching, unique training experience. Whether you are new to karate or not so much, this course will get you thinking about how you train (and teach if you are an instructor) and leave you with a lasting impression that you can revisit time and time again long after. Details 11:00 am to 12:00 pm: All grades and especially but not exclusively suitable for juniors. 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm -- Brown and Black Belts (Purple Belts may attend with permission) A brown belt grading will follow and a mock Dan grading with feedback and guidance for those hoping to test for Shodan and Nidan in the next 6 to 12 months. Cost: £10 for the first class, £15 for second class or £20 for both. Buy one get one free if your an instructor! Ie. Bring a student from your dojo and you go free. Numbers are limited. Booking secures a place. Venue: Bowerham School Sports Hall

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Contact Details

  • Bowerham School, Bowerham Road, Lancaster, UK