We are putting together a fund raising event for the Hakudakan Stick Fighting Team and need your support. There will be x5 1 hour slots during the day taught by Hakudakan black belts, and a couple of self defense sessions run in parallel as well as a short demonstration at lunchtime. We will have demonstrations from the Juniors and adults, […]
We would like to say a special thanks to Jeff Walker and Kathy Middleton, who have made a very generous personal donation to the Hakudakan Stick Fighting Team. Thanks from Barry, Tarkan, William & James, we will do our best to bring home some medals. 90 Meadrow, Godalming, Surrey GU7 3HY Tel: 01483 418 140, Fax: 01483 421 304, Web: […]
Following on from our performances in the last 2 British Championships, I am proud to announce that five members of the club have been selected to represent Great Britain in the GSBA World Championships in Italy (Rome), July 2014. Barry Harte Rick Bates Tarkan Phaphiti James Harte William Turner Intense training with the British Squad will start in a few […]
Several club members have been selected to represent Great Britain (and the Hakudakan) at the GSBA European Championships in Spain (Palma de Majorca) in July 2013. 5 Hakudakan members will be training with the British Squad during the run up to the event. We are proud to announce team Hakudakan’s official Sponsors for this event: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.mushinbudo.co.uk Facebook Page: […]
After our success in our first full contact stick tournament , we decided to have a crack at the GSBA British Open on Nov 11th in Northampton. Unfortunately Jay couldn’t make this one due to commitments but he was there with us in spirit, I jokingly said don’t worry we will give them a lash for you. We continued our […]
I had been thinking about taking part in a full contact stick fight for some time, I mentioned this to a fellow Black Belt in passing some time ago as I knew he had competed and won the British championships. A few weeks ago just before I went on holiday, I received and email from my colleague asking if I […]
Thank you all for a wonderful weekend. Thanks to Sensei Pat and Sensei Mark for bring there excellent students and thanks to Sensei Rick in assisting me. What a weekend! Barry Sensei Barry Harte 5th Dan
A demonstration of a range of techniques by Sensei Barry Harte & Sensei Rick Bates from the Hakudakan syllabus and other systems taught at the Hakudakan.
I am pleased to announce that Rick Bates was awarded his 1st Dan Black Belt yesterday. The panel consisted of an 8th Dan, a 6th Dan, 3 X 5th Dans, 2 X 2nd Dans. The grading lasted for 3 hours, and this was all solid work and one of the hardest BB gradings Ive seen in a while. The grading […]
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Break falling is a essential skill for a Ju Jitsu student. whether your a beginner or a black belt you need to know how to fall correctly and keep improving on your technique over time. Basic breakfalls are one of the first things that I teach to a new student when they arrive a my dojo. As well as learning […]
All members should have a their own copy of the “Hakudakan Ju Jitsu Dojo Grading Syllabus” as a reference and training aid. Click to download. Hakudakan Ju Jitsu Dojo Grading Syllabus.
At the Hakudakan we consider a belt to be a by product from consistent high quality training rather than a specific goal to aim for. A belt indicates that a student has met the requirements of the Hakudkan syllabus. We don’t tend to do gradings at regular intervals, the students are regularly assessed during training and when the Sensei feel […]
Dojo etiquette and conduct. Bow on entering the dojo, bow on leaving the dojo – Rei All Dan grades (Black belt) to be referred to as Sensei All Senior grades (brown white stripe) to be referred to as Sempai Breakfalls – Ukemi Forward Rolling, – Zempo kaiten ukemi Side, left and right – HidariMigi Yoko ukemi Back – Ushiro ukemi […]
Dojo etiquette and conduct. A demonstration and explanation of the opening sequence. Striking combinations to be preformed on pads from a fighting stance Hands: J, 2J,JC,JCH, JCU, JCHH, JCUU Demonstration of footwork on its own and while striking J,C,H Forward, Back, Side to side, Circle A ridge hand wrist lock against a single hand throat grab and punch (to be […]
Dojo etiquette and conduct. A good understanding of all the rules of the dojo. A demonstration of basic striking combinations on pads, integrating hands, legs and other strikes A demonstration of the student holding hook & jab pads and calling combinations for an experienced striker. Breaking a front double lapel grab and head butt. Hip/neck throws left & right handed […]
Sparing, light and controlled using hand and leg techniques Escapes from bear hugs. a) over the arms from the side b) under the arms from the side c) under the arms from front d) over the arms from front e) over arms from rear f) underarms from rear Body drops ( Left and Right handed). – Tai -otoshi a) from […]
An outside hock throw with double arm hold down. – O soto gari A standing outside hock (outer reap) – O soto gari A stamp throw. a) inside b) outside – Fumikomi goshi Variations on shoulder throws (5). a) full Seionage b) half ippon seionage c) dislocation d) collar Morote seio nage e) head A rice bale throw (2). – […]
Chokes & Strangles Naked strangle (& variations) – Hadaka jime Normal cross strangle – Nami Juji jime Reverse cross strangle – Gaku Juji jime Half cross strangle – Kata Juji jime Escapes from head chancery (4). The dropping version of a body drop (2). a) standard technique b) joint locking version Escapes from garrotting, front and rear (4). A scissors […]
Advanced striking combinations on pads showing good focus, body movement, footwork and smooth techniques. Floating hip throw – Uki goshi Outer winding throws – Soto maki komi Inner winding throw – Uchi maki komi Leg sweeps (5). – Harai goshi, uchi mata A leg wheel. – Ashi guruma An outer wheel throw – Osoto guruma A shoulder crash throw. A […]
A percentage of the Shodan ho grading is based on teaching ability. With guidance and supervision from your Sensei you will be expected to: Teach varied warm ups to the class, with confidence Teach syllabus techniques to the class and individuals, appropriate to the level of the students Control and supervise effectively, with clear instruction and voice control Oversee the […]
Last Sunday at Mill Hill Sports Club senior Instructors from Mushin Budo Association met to sit on the panel for the Black Belt gradings. The panel consisted of, Hanshi John Griffiths 8th Dan, Sensei Nigel Townsend 6th Dan, Sensei John Plumbridge 5th Dan, Sensei Barry Harte 5th Dan, Sensei Carol Griffiths 5th Dan, Sensei Alan Murphy 5th Dan. Students from […]
On the Sunday 6th December 2009 I taught a 4.5 hour seminar based around knife defence. The techniques and drills I taught were from the Filipino martial art of Kali. We covered footwork, tapping, controls and disarming techniques. The seminar was attended by all levels of students from beginners to black belts and as usual we had a lot of […]
On Thursday 3rd of December Rick passed his Brown Belt grading. He showed great courage and fought on, even though his asthma was affecting him badly throughout the whole grading. The grading lasted 1hr 20 mins and he lost 4 lbs in weight during the test where he performed in excess of 200 throws. Rick was tested on all aspects […]