Zanshin Wado Ryu Karate

Zanshin Wado-ryu Karate club was formed in Oct 2009 by Sensei Oren Teichmann 2nd Dan and Sensei Mark Brown 1st Dan.

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Christmas 2016 Updates

Hello all, Just a brief update before we hit the Christmas holidays. Yesterday we had the final Horsham DKW Wednesday evening training until the 4th January 2017. For us training on Fridays in Burgess Hill, we still have tomorrow (9th) and next week (16th) before we break up for the holidays. We will be back

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The Many Ways of Practicing Kata

During the last training session we covered kata Pinan Nidan in detail, trying to find ways to best remember and memorise the techniques and stances. I briefly discussed with some of the students about the many different ways that kata can be practiced to better understand it and learn it.   http://www.karatebyjesse.com/51-awesome-ways-to-practice-k…/ This is an

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Zanshin Wado-ryu is a small, friendly and traditional Wado-Ryu Karate club providing a high standard of training and support to students of all ages starting from ages 8 years onwards. The club caters for a wide range of ability levels.

The club’s syllabus comprises of the traditional karate practises of Kata (formal exercise), Kumite (sparring) and Kihon (fundamental techniques) within a framework of physical & mental fitness, flexibility and fun.

Sensei Gary 8th Dan demonstrating on Sensei Robbie  - artistically ;-)The name Wado-ryu has three components – Wa means “harmony”, Do means “way” and Ryu means “style”. The discipline was founded by Hironori Otsuka (1892 – 1982) 10th Dan who opened his first karate school in 1934, blending Shotokan with Shindo Yoshin-ryu.

Zanshin is affiliated to British Wadokai, a group with foundations that were established in 1976. The Kyu grade syllabus has remained almost unchanged since the first introduction of Wado-Ryu into the UK by Suzuki Tatsuo 8th Dan Hanshi in 1964.