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  • Weapons Course Sunday 3rd JULY
    Stick and Knife course 11am to 1.30pm Tai Chi Sword course Istead Rise Community Centre Worcester Close Gravesend DA13 9LB Forms Application Concepts Principles Course fee £15 Eskrima stick training has at its core 12 strikes 28 disarms and footwork drills, this system will also include knife training. The free hard can be used to […]
  • Shizendo Knife Training 2022
    Starting on Friday the 7th January 2022 at Cascades Leisure 7pm Shizendo knife training and associated pairs work. Knife form will be taught first, both the straight blade and the karambit.  Pairs work, knife to knife, empty hand and knife using long and short ranged strategies, highly mobile in nature. Empty hand training is identical […]
  • Shizendo Weapons Course 7th November
    7th November @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm Shizendo Weapons CourseCommunity Centre, Worcester Close,   Istead Rise Gravesend Kent, DA13 9LB Forms – Applications – Concepts – Principles           course fee £15.00    
  • Balintawak – Escrima Course
    26th  September @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Community Centre, Worcester Close,    Istead Rise Gravesend Kent, DA13 9LB               Forms Applications Concepts  Principles  payment of £15.00 per student, please see club instructor for details or message me direct.
  • Weapons Training Cascades Leisure Centre
    Weapons training at cascades leisure centre resumes on 3rd September at 7.15pm. The session is workshop structured training forms and associated pairs work; this will include hand drills and sensitivity training.  Your current licence covers you for all weapons training and the transportation of weapons from home to training venue.  Please make sure you have […]
  • Jook Wan Huen, Chi Sau Ring
    Coordination, control, dexterity and balance are developed with the Chi Sau ring which enhances ability to further use sensitivity and connectedness whilst flowing from position to position.  Inside and outside gates of the ring are trained as is the strategies of using the ring related to person to person usage, explored through many solitary hours […]
  • Escrima Kids
    Escrima Kids the way of stick fighting is now live online with a two regular training sessions in the week. Tuesday at 7pm and Wednesday at 5pm. Only children from purple belt and above can attend, if this is something you would like to study and develop please contact your instructor for more details or […]
  • Sixteen principles of the Shizendo Martial
    Centre Line The centreline is the shortest straight line drawn from the centre of the exponent’s body to the centre of their opponent’s body. … Centreline theory allows the exponent to maximise their force by ensuring also through correct body mechanics that centre of mass is behind every attack and defence. Sixteen principles of the […]
  • Sixteen principles of the Shizendo Martial
    Centre Line The centreline is the shortest straight line drawn from the centre of the exponent’s body to the centre of their opponent’s body. … Centreline theory allows the exponent to maximise their force by ensuring also through correct body mechanics that centre of mass is behind every attack and defence. Sixteen principles of the […]
  • Technical Committee
    Technical Committee The Shi Zen Do Technical Committee was formed by a team of high level instructors to monitor the standard of teaching and student levels, ensuring that Shi Zen Do offers the best support for student progress and instructors alike. The objective of the Tech team is to offer advice on students wishing to […]
  • Weapons Courses 2020
    Community Centre, Worcester Close, Istead Rise Gravesend Kent, DA13 9LB      10.00am to 1.00pm          2nd February 8th March 19th April 24th May 28th June 2nd August 13th September 25 October
  • Eskrima Kids
    We now have a dedicated group of young Eskrima students called Eskrima Kids; they have all now completed the 12 point full control form and are refining this form and developing nicely.  The next step in their development is to progress onto some simple two person drills using part of the 12 point full control […]
  • About Miao Dao (苗刀)
    The Miao Dao is a very long Chinese two handed dao sword which originated in China by General Qi Jiguang.  The long double handed sword was used by the Generals soldiers to counter against the samurai sword. This Miaodao has a strong resemblance to the Tai Chi Dao but it is much longer.  Chinese This Miao […]
  • Weapons Course
    2nd February 2020 What an amazing weapons course today, covering Tonfa, stick, knife training and Tai Chi Sword. Each weapon had a designated area with assigned students and covered form and also application. The children did extremely well as most of them learnt a new form their chosen weapon. Three hours of fun informative training […]