On Sunday 10th September our small Zen-Shin Kickboxing and Muay Thai [KBMT] team headed to the 1st Reaction boxing gym for our first Inter-club Competition. Our team comprised of Lazaros (10 years old), it is his second inter-club this year. Our senior fighter Gurbax (53 years old) and finally Sensei Abian (25 years old). Although
The 5th to the 8th of May 2017 saw Zen-Shin’s annual tradition of going to Devon for our Karate Camp. Devon Cliffs Holiday Park in Sandy Bay, Exeter, has hosted our Karate Camps for 34 years now. This year we followed the same timetable as the previous, 2 large classes, instead of 3 smaller ones.
The results are in! Children across England have been finding out if they got into their desired secondary school. This is a really big decision for the children, and will often mean the breakup of old friendships and habits. It is really important that we support and congratulate our children when they achieve; not only
Use your mouse Chris Hillcox contacted Zen-Shin through Facebook to organise filming some Karate in 360. Jumoke and Abian liked the idea of experimenting with different types of filming, so they agreed to meet up. They spent just under two hours trying out ideas, and makeing the most of what the camera can do. It
The Zen-Shin Inter-Club Competition has been a tradition running within the association for over a decade. This year Zen-Shin Studios hosted our first competition of 2017 with great success. Sensei always encourages his students to take part in the competitions as he has experienced how this helps students to focus on improving their standard for
Its a new term for Respira pilates at Zen-Shin Studios. Ruth is back with a new course designed for beginners: 18:30-19:30 starting Wednesday 1st March. The six-week course is designed to give you an experience of what pilates can do for you. Teaching you the foundation of pilates’ rehabilitative movements to improve mobility and strength.
Moving Zen has been gaining momentum this year under the guidance of Sensei Abian and Jumoke. What started out as a new year workout in the park has progressed into so much more. Moving Zen has been free to all Zen-Shin members so far, because Abian and Jumoke wanted to give back to the Zen-Shin
It’s not too late to book in for this year’s Zen-Shin Training Camp. Get in touch for more information so you don’t miss out on what promises to be a weekend to remember! Throw-back: Our annual club trip to Devon is well-established, in fact it has been running for the past 30 years! If you
Zen-Shin Martial Arts Association has a long history of producing our own Karate syllabus for our students. They act as a companion to the karateka, and will take the novice white belt to an experienced black belt. Over the years the style of the syllabus has changed, whilst the content remained largely the
On February 9th 2017, 60 students from St John’s and St Peter’s C of E Academy came to Zen-Shin Studios in Handsworth to experience Japanese culture. They were learning about Japan in school, and wanted to get a taste of the culture from the Zen-Shin team. The students were split into three groups and were taught