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Upcoming Seminars

Click below to jump to regional seminars. These are held on a regular basis by head instructors and can be an ideal introduction to Kissaki. Non-members are especially welcome!

Seminar Series with Belgian Chief Instructor Guy Janssens

Seminar Series with UK Chief Instructor Don Came

Seminar Series with Irish Chief Instructor Gerard Smullen


2014 Seminars


March 14/15 Marlton, NJ mini-seminar

The next Mini-seminar is scheduled in the NJ dojo for March 14/15

Open to all martial artists! Training times:

Regular adult class on Fri night 7.15-8.30pm and

Sat morning 9.15-10.15 am and an extra session Sat 12.30-2pm. 

Total cost $30 for non-dojo members ($10 only for the Sat afternoon session for dojo members). Everyone welcome! Age group: Teens and adults. Possibility to stay at the dojo overnight to save hotel costs. Please contact eva@kissaki-kai.com if you are a not a dojo member, but would like to train as well.

Fuerth, Germany , May 2014

The follow-up from last year's well received seminar is planned for:

Saturday and Sunday, 10 and 11th May 2014, in der Sporthalle des TV Fürth 1860, Coubertin Str. 9-11, 90768 Fürth.

The topic of the 2-day course with Vince Morris will be 'effective and realistic self-defence based on karate kata with particular reference to Tekki / Naihanshin and Bassai Dai / Passai.'

To register, please e-mail: vince-morris-2014@karate-fuerth.de

Please find the details for the registration on the right.

click on the image for .pdf flyer:


Belgium Kissaki-Kai Seminar Series with Sensei Guy Janssens 6th Dan

Kissaki-Kai Kumite / Bunkai / Rules of Combat with Sensei Guy Janssens

E-mail: guy.janssens2@gmail.com
Cost: Kissaki-Kai members: 2 euro / non-members: 7 euro

2014 DATES:

Seminars will take place:

19 April te Sint-Martens-Latem (Hoge Heirweg 64)
from 14h to 16h

17 Mei te Sint-Martens-Latem (Hoge Heirweg 64)
from 14h to 16h

14 Juni te Sint-Martens-Latem (Hoge Heirweg 64)
from 14h to 16h

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the Nintai Dojo, Sporthal Latem-Deurle, Hoge Heirweg 64, Sint-Martens-Latem

Sensei Janssens

  • Has a 6th dan black belt Kissaki-Kai
  • Is the Belgian Chief Instructor for Kissaki-Kai
  • About 40 years in martial arts (2 years of boxing and the rest karate)
  • About 20 years of training with Sensei Vince Morris (first in former I.I.K.R. and afterwards Kissaki-Kai )
  • 2nd Dan Shotokan Karate
  • Certified level 2 kyusho jutsu instructor (IIKR)
  • Certified instructor law enforcement training services (LETS)
  • Certified trainer B karate B.L.O.S.O (Vlaamse trainersschool/commissariaat-generaal voor de Bevordering van de Lichamelijke Ontwikkeling, de Sport en de Openluchtrecreatie)
  • Certified CPR

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UK Kissaki-Kai Seminar Series with Sensei Don Came 6th Dan

2014 DATES:


SUNDAY 25th May 2014, 11-3pm

The seminar will be held at the CAVENDISH SPORTS CENTRE

Also: Teacher training sessions are held on the 1st Sunday of each month.

For further details and to arrange your place please contact Sensei Don Came at: appliedkarate@gmail.com or call: 07952 670 349

Website: www.appliedkarate.org.uk

Sensei Came

  • has a 7th dan black belt Kissaki-Kai,
  • is a 3rd dan black belt Wado-ryu,
  • has more than 30 years Martial Arts experience,
  • is a Senior Instructor with Kissaki-Kai Karate-Do International,
  • is the European representative for ISOK (international Society of Okinawan/Japanese Karate-Do),
  • is a Physical Intervention Training Consultant – TASK International & ANSON Tactical,
  • is a Law Enforcement Training Services (LETS) – certified coach,
  • is on the Register of Exercise Professionals (REP’s) Level 3 Senior Instructor,
  • is the Former Eastbourne Borough Council self defence coordinator, Youth Protection Programme,
  • he is also a Personal Trainer and Extreme Kettlebell Instructor
  • and he is CRB checked.

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Irish Kissaki-Kai Seminar Series with Sensei Gerry Smullen 4th Dan

2014 DATES

Kissaki Kai Ireland, Training Dates 2014: The Falcarragh Karate club will host extra seminars/training sessions for the benefit of Kissaki kai members and for anyone wishing to learn about Kissaki Kai during 2014. These are held at the Falcarragh Karate Club,

Sundays 10am -12 noon, Training at Ionad Chú Chulainn Ballyconnell road, Falcarragh, Co. Donegal

19th January               Open Session       
9th February               Open Session
23th February             Senior Kyu
9th March                   Open  session
23rd March                 Senior Kyu

13th April                    Open Session

27th April                    Senior Kyu 

11th May                      Open session

1st   June                    Open Session

22rd June                    Senior Kyu
7th September              Open Session

21st September             Senior Kyu
12th October                Open Session

2nd   November             Open Session
16th November              Open Session
14th  December             Open Session    

Open sessions are for anybody interested,  Senior Kyu sessions are mainly but not exclusively for members to become better acquainted with and more proficient regarding our essential Syllabus

All dates are subject to change and any additional events will be added and circulated.

We will have our usual regular weekly Tuesdays 7pm-9pm and Wednesdays  7pm -9pm club sessions and we also hope to add extra seminars with visiting Kissaki Kai instructors

Contact; 086 -1773901, e-mail;  falcarraghkarateclub@gmail.com

For more details, please check out; falcarraghkarateclub.blogspot.com

Sensei Smullen

  • has a 4th Dan (Yondan) Kissaki Kai Karate
  • 4th Dan (Yondan) in Wado Ryu Karate (Welsh Bushi-Kai, & Ulster Karate Federation)
  • Level two coach in Martial Arts, National Coaching & Training Centre, Irish Sports Council, and National Coaching Development Programme.
  • ACS Award in Sports Coaching, Sports Coach UK, Northern Ireland Sports Council
  • LETS Law Enforcement Training services Int –Control & Restraint tutor certificate
  • Garda Vetting received (and current).
  • WUKO Kata Judge
  • Current First aid and CPR certificates, including; occupational first aid, first aid skills and emergency aid.
  • 30 years training in Wado-Ryu Karate,
  • 27 years as primary club organiser/instructor
  • Former  Chairman of the Ulster Karate Federation (to 2011)
  • 18 years of Competition (Kumite)
  • 2 years training in Freestyle (karate/kickboxing)
  • World Karate Council  Referee World & Euro Championships 1998-1999-2000
  • Senior WKC tatami Referee, (@Female senior heavyweight Kumite Final 1998)
  • Ulster Karate Council referee to 2007
  • Ulster Karate Federation referee 2006 to 2011
  • National Certificates in Health & Safety awareness and in Child protection
  • Certificate in Reality-based Personal Protection  - Knife Survival

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