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Grading schedule for 2018

Posted by The Guv'na on February 7, 2017 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Winter gradings - To be held at Blakenhall dojo.

Mon (Junior) grading – Sunday 11th February 9.30 am - 12.00 pm

Chukan no (Intermediate) grading – Sunday 11th February 12.45 pm - 16.45 pm

Kyu (Senior) grading – Sunday 21st January 09.30 am - 16.00 pm. 

Summer Gradings - to be held at Blakenhall dojo.

Mon (Junior) grading – Sunday 15th July 9.30 am - 12.00 pm

Chukan no (Intermediate) grading – Sunday 15th July 12.45 pm - 16.45 pm

Kyu (Senior) grading – Sunday 22nd July 09.30 am - 16.00 pm


Through August only, the Junior & Intermediate classes at Blakenhall will be closed during half term. However the seniors will be open over the summer. Bradwell dojo will also be open during August but this will be a mixed class consisting of  junior, intermediate and senior categories at the temporary time of 19.15 - 20.30 pm from friday 3/8/18 to and including 31/8/18 .

All classes will resume normal days and times week commencing Monday 3rd September.


The summer Kobudo course will be divided over 2 monday evenings - 20th & 27th August, both classes at the time of 19.00 pm til 20.30 pm. The cost is £25.00 which is payable in advance. This 2 day course is open to anybody who has a martial art licence. The first part will cover jojutsu, bojutsu & bokken, and the second will cover escrima, kama & hanbo and Sai. Please make sure that you have the majority of weapons as there is only a certain amount available on the day.


Posted by The Guv'na on July 21, 2014 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Sunday July 20th saw the academy host a seminar with the legendary  Renshi John Lovatt 6th Dan.The day consisted of drawing and cutting of the tachi (sword) with sequences covering standing and kneeling techniques.All that attended were totally enthralled by Renshi John Lovatts smooth and concise technique of Iaido,along with his narrative tales of his days training under great sensei's.A fun but very interesting day.Many thanks to Renshi John for his time to take the seminar  


Posted by nantwichjujitsu on April 4, 2014 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

"They say Japan was made by a sword. They say the old gods dipped a coral blade into the ocean, and when they pulled it out four perfect drops fell back into the sea, and those drops became the islands of Japan."