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Okinawa 2014 – a remarkable day

Kids classes at the Hombo Dojo are over for today. My kids are sleeping and now it is time to review this remarkable day!   Shihan Jhonny called me from Okinawa today - as he did every day of his stay over there - telling me about

Promotion video Okinawa Kobudo

This is the second video taken during our visit in Okinawa in December 2013. It was filmed in Komesu feat. Yamashiro Kenichi Sensei and Kathrin Siggelkow Sensei. Have fun!

No class at Hombo Dojo today!

We have caught a cold. Due to this there will be no class at the Hombo Dojo in Hechtel, Belgium today! Next week back to normal schedule! picture source:

Instructor Seminar 2014 announcement

This year Shihan Ebbe Kristensen (Odense, Denmark) teaches "Kata and its significance in daily training routines". We are going to look at “Ebo no kata” as competition and Duo-games, inspirational training (flower model) and a graduation system based on Kata as basis form.In the last few

Examinations Yawara Ryu Magdeburg

It is almost a tradition for the students of Yawara Ryu Magdeburg (Germany) to visit the Hombo Dojo in February. This year Shihan Andreas Baron and 11 students enjoyed their daily training with Shihan Jhonny Bernaschewice. Different topics were listed and all students enthusiastically trained

Hanshi Promotion of Karl-Heinz Rauck

Born in 1937 Karl-Heinz Rauck started his way into the martial arts in 1955 in Offenbach/Main (Germany) at the Jiu-Jitsu School of Heinz Günther. He also started to practice Karate and Judo in his early years and later added Aikido to his repertoire. At the

Tinbe training

We had Jayden van der Pluym at the Hombo Dojo last sunday. He is a 7 year old boy from Oud Beijerland (The Netherlands) and a student of Sensei Hans Roos from Budo Hans Roos. Jayden was so curious about the Tinbe Kata that we

Kobudo weapons for kids – sneak preview

Have you ever been in the situation to teach kids in Okinawa Kobudo but missing proper weapons? I have. The worst thing that happens to a sensei of a beautiful martial art like Okinawa Kobudo is not to have proper tools to enable the students

Seminar announcement Ukraine March 2014

Shihan Jhonny Bernaschewice will be teaching in Bila Tserkva (Kiev, Ukraine) in March 2014. See the attached file for further information. If you have any questions feel free to contact Igor Sidorchuk via