Legacy of Kenshiro Abbe: Training Seminar by Carl Withey Sensei
Legacy of Kenshiro Abbe Seminar with Carl Withey Sensei
Date: Sunday, November 26, 2023
Location: Tea Tree Gully RSL, 18 Memorial Drive, Tea Tree Gully
Seminar Duration: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Join us for a unique opportunity to learn from Carl Withey Sensei, a martial arts expert with over 50 years of experience in Kyushin-Ryu Aikido and Atemi-Ryu Jujitsu. Sensei Withey has trained under the renowned Reg Bleakman Sensei and Tony Smith Sensei during the 70s and 80s, both of whom were students of the eminent Kenshiro Abbe Sensei. This seminar will delve into the rich history and techniques of Kenshiro Abbe's Aikido, the development of Atemi-Ryu Jujitsu in the UK by Reg Bleakman, and the profound Kime No Kata.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Kenshiro Abbe's Style of Aikido
- Explore the fundamental principles and techniques of Kenshiro Abbe's unique Aikido style.
- Gain insights into Abbe Sensei's philosophy and its influence on the martial arts community.
- View historical videos and engage in commentary about the early development of this distinctive Aikido style.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Break & Catering
- Enjoy a delicious meal and refreshments provided as part of your seminar experience.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Atemi-Ryu Jujitsu: The UK Connection
- Connect with the roots of Atemi-Ryu Jujitsu and its development in the United Kingdom under Reg Bleakman's guidance.
- Learn about the historical context that shaped the martial art.
- Discover the key techniques that define this unique form of Jujitsu.
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Break & Catering
- Take a break to recharge before the final session.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Kime No Kata and Its Mastery
- Delve into the intricacies of Kime No Kata as taught by Kenshiro Abbe Sensei.
- Participate in practical demonstrations and hands-on training.
- Reflect on the significance of Kime No Kata in martial arts development.
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Q&A and Closing Remarks
- Engage in an interactive Q&A session with Carl Withey Sensei.
- Receive valuable insights and guidance.
- Conclude the seminar with closing remarks and acknowledgments.
- Seminar tickets are priced at $35 per participant.
- Limited to 50 participants to ensure personalized instruction and an intimate learning environment.
Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to enhance your martial arts knowledge and skills under the guidance of Carl Withey Sensei. Reserve your spot today and prepare for a day of immersive learning, historical exploration, and practical training. We look forward to sharing this enlightening experience with you.