18th October lesson, beginners class

Recap of last night session:

Warmup & stretches

Unsoku & Tegatana dosa

The first 3 of Go hon no Kuzushi (Five Balance Breaking techniques)
Those are the main balance breaking techniques found in the Randori No Kata
Oshi Taoshi (tech. no 6)
Hiki Taoshi (tech. no 8 )
Waki Gatame (tech. no 10)
Shiho Nage (tech. no 14)
Sumi Otoshi  (tech. no 16)

White Belts:
Sutdy of Tegatana Dosa, sections 1 to 3
Unsoku and Tegatana Dosa need to be practiced at home in order to make significant progress.
For reference, students can look at the video posted here:

Yellow Belts:
Randori No Kata, techniques 1 to 4
We have an excellent reference video from Shaun Hoddy Sensei:



There will be a grading up to blue belt at the Genryukan Dojo on Monday 26th October 2009. The venue is at the Dover Leisure Centre, and the session will be from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

The fee for the evening will be £10. That includes normal training.
Those who pass get their belt for free.

The grading is open to all ZETAR affiliated club members.

For students not grading that night, the fee remains £5 (£3 for juniors) as usual.


Membership and Insurance

We would like to remind the students who have not yet acquired their membership  or have let it expired, that they can download the membership form here, fill it in and return it to one of the instructor.

While we are sorting out a bank account for the club, we regret that we are unable to take cheques yet.

The membership is important as it will allow the students to be graded under ZETAR and also includes their yearly personal insurance.