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Posted on April 21, 2017 at 9:15 AM
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Fujii Sensei

Posted on April 14, 2017 at 10:05 AM
It is with deep sadness that I have to say my wonderfully talented, friendly and inspirational instructor Okimitsu Fujii Sensei passed away this morning. He was the Patron of the Scottish Fighting Arts Society and touched so many lives, he will be missed dearly. I am proud to have been able to call him my Sensei and my friend. Rest in peace Sensei..... Alan Mitchell Founder Scottish Fighting Arts Society

Grading Sussess

Posted on April 6, 2017 at 4:45 AM

Congratulations to everyone who undertook assessments and who graded successfully in Inverness last weekend. Many individuals achieved Shodan in Iaido and Sensei Katy-LouiseTaylor achieved 3rd Dan Kempo. Well done. 



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Posted on March 21, 2017 at 11:05 AM
Our news page has not been updated in a while as most of our up to date announcements are made on our Facebook page. Search Facebook for @scottishfightingarts

Iaido Seminar

Posted on March 8, 2015 at 3:00 PM

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Iaido Seminar

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On Saturday 7th & 8th March 2015, Kingsmills Kensei Kai Dojo hosted an Iaido Seminar and Assessments with guest instructors Fujii Okimitsu Sensei and Brian Ford Sensei.  The visiting instructors commented on the high standards within the group and look forward to returning in July for the Scottish Fighting Arts Society Gathering in July and teaching a special Iaido Session at the event.

4th Birthday Seminar

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 2:15 PM

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4th Birthday Seminar

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On Friday 6th March Member Group Smithton Kempo School hosted a Mini Seminar to mark 4 years since the formation of the Scottish Fighting Arts Society.  The event saw a number of different member groups come together fore an evening of lessons in 6 different martial arts.  There was also a demonstration of Japanese Swordsmanship by Fujii Okimitsu Sensei who also gave each of the children who attended a gift that contained their name hand written in Japanese.  We look forward to organising an event to mark 5 years next year!

Alness Kempo Grading Success!

Posted on February 28, 2015 at 1:50 PM

 

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Alness Kempo Grading Success!

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Well done to the Students who recently graded at Member Group Alness Kempo School.  A special mention to Lillian who suffered an unfortunate injury during her grading after losing her balance.  She managed to compose herself and work around the difficulties she was experiencing to complete her grading with real passion and determination.  Well don't to everyone!

Promotion to Assistant Instructor

Posted on February 1, 2015 at 11:05 AM

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Promotion to Assistant Instructor

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Congratulations to Anna Findlay from Member Group - Black Dragon Scotland on being awarded the Title of "Sempai" (Assistant Instructor) tonight by Black Dragon Scotland Head Instructor, Sensei Kevin Shorthouse as recognition of her dedication and commitment to their group.

 

 

Grading Success

Posted on December 29, 2014 at 10:20 AM

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Grading Success!

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Congratulations to all who successfully graded recently in Inverness.  Pictured above are some of the kids from Smithton Kempo School - also well done to the other member groups and Adults who also were successful.  Well Done!

Black Belt Success

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:20 AM

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Black Belt Success!

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Congratulations to all who Successfully Graded with some candidates achiveing new Black Belt Ranks recently at Member Group Bass Korean Martial Arts School. Well done!

East Meets West - Charity Presentation

Posted on December 10, 2014 at 10:15 AM

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East Meets West - Charity Presentation

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Pictured above are some of the Participants of the East Meets West Competition organised and hosted by Member Group - Cameron's School of Martial Arts.  A total of £600 was raised for this years chosen charity - Children 1st.

Central Kempo Ju-Jitsu Grading Success!

Posted on November 1, 2014 at 3:55 PM

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 Central Kempo Ju-Jitsu Grading Success!

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Congratulation's to all who successfully graded recently at Member Group Central Kempo Ju-Jitsu under Shihan Robert Ramage 7th Dan.  Gradings took place at their Maddiston Dojo in Falkirk.

First Scottish KEA Seminar

Posted on November 1, 2014 at 12:05 PM

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First Scottish KEA Seminar

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On Saturday 1st November 2014, Member Group Black Dragon Scotland hosted the first KEA Hand 2 Hand Fighting Seminar in Scotland.  Instructors travelled from Stockport, England to teach at the Event.

Black Dragon Scotland Grading Success

Posted on October 16, 2014 at 6:15 PM

 

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Black Dragon Scotland Grading Success

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On Thursday 16th October 2014, Member Group Black Dragon Scotland held Grading Exams for students in Drumnadrochit.  Head instructor Sensei Kevin Shorthouse was assisted on the Panel by other Scottish Fighting Arts Society Instructors Sensei Alan Mitchell and Sensei Katy-Louise Taylor from Inverness.  Well done to all who were successful and passed their Grading! 

Martial Arts Demonstration's

Posted on August 31, 2014 at 12:40 PM

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Martial Arts Demonstration's

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On Sunday 31st August 2014, various Member Groups from the Scottish Fighting Arts Society gave Martial Arts Demonstrations at the Tesco (Inverness) Family Fun Day.  The Martial Arts of Kempo, Iaido, Ju-Jitsu, Kobudo and Tang Soo Do were all demonstrated by both Kids and Adults from the Groups.  Well done to all who participated.

New Member Group

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 3:45 PM

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New Member Group

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On Thursday 28th of August Sensei Craig Mackay and Alness Kempo School are welcomed as members of the Scottish Fighting Arts Society.  We wish Sensei Craig Mackay well with his new class with full support from the Scottish Fighting Arts Society.

Iaido Seminar

Posted on August 24, 2014 at 8:20 AM

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Iaido Seminar

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On 23rd & 24th August Sensei Alan Mitchell of Kingsmills Kensei Kai Dojo and Technical Advisor Sensei Brian Ford attended and Iaido Seminar in Newcastle with Japanese Instructors Oshita Sensei and Morita Sensei whom are both 8th Dan Kyoshi in Iaido.

Glen Urquhart Highland Games - Martial Arts Display

Posted on August 24, 2014 at 8:05 AM

 

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Martial Arts Display

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On Saturday 24th August Members from various different Scottish Fighting Arts Society Groups performed a demonstration of Martial Arts at the Glen Urquhart Highland Games.  Also at the event was celebrity and comedian Warick Davis who you can see sneaking in to the photo on the left.  Maybe next time he might want to take part?

Weapons Workshop

Posted on August 2, 2014 at 6:35 AM

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Weapons Workshop

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On Sunday 27th July Members Group Kingsmills Kensei Kai Dojo hosted Sensei Brian Ford who taught a session focused on Okinawan Kobudo teaching Sai.  We covered Kata's and Kumite during the session and look forward to travelling south to Sensei Fords Dojo for an Iaido Seminar later this year.

Scottish Fighting Arts Society Gathering 2014

Posted on August 2, 2014 at 6:25 AM

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Scottish Fighting Arts Society Gathering 2014

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On Saturday 26th July various Groups from the Scottish Fighting Arts Society plus our guests travelled to Ullapool for our 4th Annual Gathering and Seminar, this year hosted by Cameron's School of Martial Arts.  Tuition in Karate, Kobudo, Kempo, Ju-Jitsu, KEA Hand 2 Hand Fighting, Hapkido, Tang Soo Do, Self Defence and Kempo-Ju Jitsu were all available at the Seminar which was well attended by the different Member Groups.  People traveling from far and wide to make the day relaxed, friendly and fun.  We are all looking forward to next years event which is due to be held in a world famous Highland Location.


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