Seminar with Hanshi Patrick McCarthy in Cesena!

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ACSD Seishinkai Cesena, under the aegis of Koryu Uchinadi Italia and Karate Do Italia Kenkyukai, organizes on June 14-15, 2014 in Cesena (Italy) an International Koryu Uchinadi Seminar called «MASTERCLASS SEMINAR 2014» taught by Hanshi Patrick McCarthy (9th Dan and IRKRS Director).

The seminar – whose theme is Muchimidi and Tegumi 2-person drills in support of kata application – is open to Koryu Uchinadi practitioners of all grades and to other styles Karateka starting form 1st Kyu (brown belt). Event participants must be a minimum age of 16 years old.

You can get all the information about the seminar here!

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Hanshi Patrick McCarthy

Hanshi Patrick McCarthy, 9th Dan, PhD [IBA], Dip MA’s Instruction, Cert IV Assessment/Workplace Training, Senior First Aid/Bluecard.
Having started training in Canada during the mid-1960’s, Patrick McCarthy’s literally done it all; Top-ten rated Triple Crown Champion, 5-National titles, 2-North American Championships and a world title amidst hundreds of competitive victories, in kata, kobudo & kumite.
Working his way through school as a bouncer in some of Toronto’s [Scarboro] toughest neighbourhoods he’s earned black belt ranks in Kung-fu, Jujutsu and Japanese swordsmanship, along with being amidst the first generation of foreign shoot-fighters in Japan.
Having spent a decade in the Far East, he’s conducted cross-comparative field studies in Okinawa, SE Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, India, Africa, and China — including the famed Shaolin Temple.
A researcher and leading innovator he’s also responsible for having established the very first fully accredited college-level undergraduate program for Martial Art’s Instruction.
He’s appeared in and on the covers of the world’s leading MA’s magazines, been featured on TV and radio, authored a string of excellent books, including the best seller, «The Bubishi-Bible of Karate/Manual of Combat», produced a myriad of educational DVD’s and become one of the most sought after seminar instructors any where in the world today.
The culmination of his ground-breaking efforts, with Tegumi, the HAPV-theory and two-person application practices, not only helped launch the kata bunkai trend more than twenty years ago, its subsequently influenced like-minded work from other instructors such as Vince Morris and Iain Abernethy, etc.
Today, Sensei McCarthy lives in Brisbane [Australia] where he presides over a worldwide multi-style organization, the International Ryukyu Karate Research Society [IRKRS] and travels the world teaching his Masterclass-Seminars.
The Cesena Seminar – the third seminar taught by Hanshi McCarthy in Italy – will be a great opportunity to practice with one of the most respected and galvanizing karate masters in the world.

Masterclass Seminar 2014 taught by Hanshi Patrick McCarthy in Cesena!

Masterclass Seminar 2014 taught by Hanshi Patrick McCarthy in Cesena!