White Rock Kenshinkan Karate Dojo

Austin, TX


Training Log – 08/01/2017

Tuide notes: Remember your anchors and circles. Understand that the first set is fundamental and all things build on it. Kobudo notes: be mindful of the strong and weak sides and distancing. Fight the opponent not the weapon. General notes: Think about where your hips can help your technique, but don’t look silly. You’re not […]


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Kobudo Seminars

“Robin Hood had it wrong…” It’s not just spins and nunchuck skills! Kobudo is the Okinawan art of weaponry. It’s not really lost, but is often misunderstood. What you see is just the beginning of what you can get out of this art. Knowing where kobudo comes from relates to what it can address and […]


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Training Log- Kobudo Concepts

Kobudo training with the bo, tonight! Concepts from karate translate to kobudo…or vice versa…? Body placement and stance are in effect here, as well as those circles we talk about. Awareness is very important, in this case body and weapon awareness. Bo is a great tool because it translates to almost any size stick.


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Dojo News New Years Resolution Special

Happy New Year from White Rock Kenshinkan Karate & Kobudo Dojo!!! We hope 2013 is a terrific year for you! Austin’s only Shorin Ryu Dojo, offering Okinawan karate & kobudo(weaponry), tuite (joint locks/grappling) and practical self defense concepts. If you haven’t made your resolution yet…or if you’re just looking for something new, try martial arts! WRK is offering a […]


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Promotion News!!

Congratulations to my Dallas student Chris Carroll on his promotion to shodan!!! Also, Blaine Hightower received his 3rd kyu brown belt and John Fleming, who took over the Dallas dojo, received his Instructor Certification in karate. Very proud of you all!!  


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Training log ippon kumite and kobudo introduction

Congrats to the new 9 kyus!!! Tonight we covered material for the next level, ippon kumite with a counter and an intro to kobudo with some bo warm up exercises and a couple of basic techniques. Kumite – See!? All that talk about blocking with intent and looking for circles comes into play more now! Good clean […]


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Pacific Northwest Dojos announce Kobudo and tuite seminar dates

Evergreen Karate Club and associated dojo announced the dates for the 2013 kobudo and tuite seminars. CLICK FOR MORE INFO 


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Free park class is on going!!

If you’ve ever been wondering about martial arts or were thinking of maybe getting back into it…or even just investigating different styles…try this class! It’s free, fun and challenging. Bring a friend! Springwoods Park Austin TX Facebook Event page


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Free Park classes

WRK is sponsoring an “Intro to Martial Arts” Class weekly at Springwoods Park Tuesday & Thursday at 7p.m. Students will learn basic techniques and general martial arts concepts and history. Click here for class photos…


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WRKK in Top Ten in DFW!!

In a recent poll by cityvoter.com White Rock Kenshinkan Karate & Kobudo Dojo placed 7th overall and was the ONLY Traditional Martial Arts school to make the Top Ten!! If you’ve ever been interested in martial arts or are looking to return to training, come see what makes us the #1 Traditional Karate dojo in DFW!! Don’t forget […]


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