Members Only Gallery On Sunday 11th July 2021 Zen-Shin held our grading for all our low grade students. There were four separate gradings on the day, starting with our ‘Little Ninjas’ and Junior White Belts in the morning. Since opening up Zen-Shin after the National Lockdown, we have had many new young Karate Kids join
Training in Karate is a long journey that takes many years. Achieving black belt is the central goal for many students (one I wouldn’t recommend), and the gradings are the rites of passage from one grade to another. Our younger students find it enjoyable to aim for a new colour belt every few months. This
On Saturday 3rd July 2021 we held our third Kata workshop at Zen-Shin Martial Arts Academy on Soho Hill. In the class we finished off learning the last section to our kata, Gojushiho Sho. We spent the remaining time trying to put everything together, and remembering the whole kata. When working on a kata with
Many of these competitors have been training many years before they chase their ambitions of glory to compete against other clubs. Harry and Steve both break the mould. Both students have been training for around 6 months, and have already competed multiple times. It takes bravery to compete against someone on the same level.