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Monthly Archive for December, 2006

Happy Holidays!

Hi All, Thank you all for your support in 2006! This blog has been a new addition to the website this year and I’m delighted with how popular it has proved to be. Thanks to you all for the great feedback on the content. The podcasts are proving to be particularly popular so we’ll be [...]

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At the foot of this post you’ll find the latest Iain Abernethy.com podcast! This podcast is just over 18 minutes long and covers the fundamental keys needed to understanding how kata should be applied. It is knowledge of these keys that will enable the karateka to understand the “language of kata” and hence understand what [...]

icon for podpress  The Keys to Understanding Kata [18:36m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

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Making the grade

As a fulltime martial artist I spend most weekends teaching seminars. Of all the various aspects of my work, the seminars are by far and away my favourite. As I’ve said many times before, the seminars are always a fun day spent with people who are enthusiastic about all the same things I am. It’s [...]

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Some Sad News

I have some very sad news to impart. Malcolm McClure was tragically killed yesterday in a motorcycle accident. I’m shocked and deeply saddened by this tragic news. Malc had been a regular at my open seminars, he had recently completed my Introductory Instructor’s course, and had acted as my uke on a significant number of [...]

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