Our timetabled classes are now running in Newton Abbot, and Torquay.

Booking places for classes is highly recommended and very helpful.
Anyone with any concerns is very welcome to call Sensei John on 01626 360999.

In order to keep you bang up to date, we like to post news in the forum for members only.  If possible we also post it here:

Karate Academy umberellas available.  Golf umbrellas 12.

Karate Academy car stickers available.  Free to careful drivers.

New Karate Academy Water Bottles (500ml) now available.  5 each or 9 for two.
New Karate Academy keyring flashlights. 2.50 each.
New Karate Academy Hoodies Junior sizes 24.95.  Senior sizes 29.95 

May 2024 Goings-on
Newsletters are going out to all members now, but just in case you haven't heard: 
The regular timetable is on with a few small exceptions around the bank holidays and special events.

June's Newsletter will be out after the 1st June 2024.
See You in the Dojo.

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January 1st 2022 - Happy New Year!
January 2nd - Timetabled classes recommence.
January 13th - 121s, book by getting in touch with Renshi John

January 27th - 121s, book by getting in touch with Renshi John.
February 17th - Buddy Day
February 18th - Kyu Grading 10am.

March 10th - Happy Mother's Day.
March 24th - no Black Belt class
March 25th - no Little Warriors
March 26th - no Newton Abbot evening classes, please use the Torquay classes which are on as usual.
March 27th - No Little Warriors
March 28th - No Juniors, please use the Open class at 6pm.
March 29th - Good Friday.  No classes.
March 30th - Easter Saturday.  Classes as normal.
March 31st - Easter Sunday.  No classes.

April 1st - Easter Monday.  No classes.
April 28th - Kyu Grading

May 4th & 5th - The UK Martial Arts Show, Doncaster Dome.  Renshi John Burke will be teaching kata application seminars on both days at 10am alongside many legends of the martial arts.

May 6th - Bank Holiday.  No classes.

May 14th - Keikokai 25th Anniversary.

May 18th - The Special Seminar.  10am-11.30am White Belts to Purple Belts.  11.30am-1pm Purple-white Belts and above.

May 27th -  Bank Holiday.  No classes.

June 1st & 2nd - Oldmeldrum Bunkai weekend seminar with John Burke renshi. 

July 13th & 14th - Witchford, Cambridgeshire Bunkai Seminar with John Burke renshi 10am-2.30pm.
August 5th-9th - Summer School.  10am-3pm training daily.  90 or 25 per day.
August 26th - Bank Holiday Monday, no classes.
September 7th & 8th - Shetland Bunkai Weekend seminar with John Burke renshi.
September 21st - South West Martial Arts and Wellbeing Show, Bristol.

October 25th - World Karate Day.
October 26th - 100 Kata Challenge.

and much more.

In case you missed the Webinar hosted by Russell Stutley kyoshi live, here's the Youtube playback: 

DVD footage is available: The Heian Bunkai Workshop ROUGHCUT   $5 to those who were there.  The seminar took place on 18th January 2014.

 Kururunfa Kata with Martyn Harris sensei.  Kururunfa is a Naha-te advanced kata.  It is not part of the syllabus for Keikokai, but will provide an interesting contrast to the Shuri-te Karate we are used to.  Free video available here 

Latest grading results here

You can see changes to the timetable here by Town or link from there back to the main timetable page for all our classes.

There is a new page added to the website: you will now have the option to download the Video of your grading syllabus at the reduced cost of $12.50.  That's instead of the 15 that the physical DVD costs.  They make excellent reminders and assistants for your home study of your art.

BAMA Video: The seminar footage is now available through this page.  $29.95 for over 3 hours of tuition from some of the best teachers around.

If you are aware of any changes please let us know so that we can incorporate them.  Check back here often. the place to sign up for the Bunkai Strategies free newsletter of tips and tactics.

Keep your ears open for announcements in class -

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Please check out the timetable on the main website for up-to-date changes.

Amazon downloads and ordering links added:

Chris Denwood sensei has released a book on the mechanics and training methods for Naihanchi kata.  It's a good resource for those interested in the Tekki Shodan kata: 

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