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Seminars and events

Wendi Dragonfire regularly organizes seminars and other events where martial artists of all levels, self-defense teachers and others can deepen their knowledge and expand their repertoire.

From September Wendi Dragonfire will do a Shuri lesson in Nijmegen once a month and also once a month a combination lesson, where a shuri lesson is followed by an open workshop. Exams will take place at one of the Shuri lessons in Nijmegen whenever necessary. The Shuri lessons will be from 1 to 3 pm, and the combination lesson is from 1 to 2.15 followed by the open workshop from 2.30 to 5 pm.

Workshop Kata

The next workshop will be a workshop Kata and Kata Bunkai.

It will be held on Saturday October 27th 2018.

If you want to attend but don’t speak Dutch: seminars and workshops are usually taught in English and Dutch.

Place: Zwanenveld 21-42, Nijmegen. The hall is wheelchair accessible.
Time: 13.00-16.00
Fee: 35 euros, please register as soon as possible
Inquiries and registration: Wendi Dragonfire, +31 (0)24-344 43 49, wdshuri@chello.nl.

Upcoming seminars and weekends

  • 24 nov  Traps, Locks and Throws

  • 15 dec   Arnis (sticks)

  • 5 jan     Defenses against threats with pistol, knife and stick

Unless announced otherwise, all seminars are held on Saturday afternoons (13.00-16.00) at the hall of Zwanenveld 21-42, Nijmegen. The hall is wheelchair accessible. Seminars can be given in English, or translation provided.

Inquiries and registration: Wendi Dragonfire, +31 (0)24-344 43 49, wdshuri@chello.nl.

Before every workshop there is Shuri lesson (please contact for time). It is free to all participants of the workshop. All shuri’s are welcome.

Lesson schedule

Weekends

Open to women. From Friday 17.00 until Sunday 12.30

  • No date has been set for another training weekend yet

 

Past seminars and weekends

  • Sat. 11 April: hitting, strikes and kicks… including practice on pads, using noodles etc. open to all
  • Fri. 1 – Sun. 3 April: training weekend for brown and blackbelt women and guests
  • Sat. 14 March: harmony exercises, for example Sparring, push hands, chi sao, open to all
  • Sat. 21 Feb: street exercises and Multi man attacks, open to all
  • Sat: 24 Jan: exams for Shuri-Ryu Kyu candidates
  • Sat. 17 Jan: seminar on defenses against threats with knives and guns, open to all
  • Fri. 9 Jan – 11 Jan: Winter weekend at the Refter near Nijmegen for women of all styles and levels.
  • Sat. 13 Dec: Self-defense, open to all.
  • Sat 15 Nov: Kata en 2 person exercises, open to martial artists of all styles and levels of experience
  • Sat. 25 Oct: Arnis, open to all
  • Fri 3 – Sun 5 Oct 2014: training weekend for brown and blackbelt and invited women in De Refter
  • Sat. 20 Sept: Workshop Sparring
  • Fri 5 – Sun 7 Sept 2014: summer training weekend for women of all styles and levels in De Refter
  • Sat 21 June 2014: seminar on self-defense for women: mental, verbal and physical – open to all women
  • Training weekend for brown and blackbelt and invited women: April 4-6
  • Sat 3 May 2014: seminar on kata and applications, open to martial artists of all styles and levels of experience
  • Sat 12 April 2014: seminar on self-defense for women: mental, emotional and physical – open to all women
  • Fri 4 – Sun 6 April 2014: training weekend for brown and blackbelt and invited women in
  • Sat 8 March 2014: seminar on defenses against grabs and punches, plus street drills – open to all
  • Sat 8 Feb 2014: free sparring and street sparring seminar, open to martial artists of all styles and levels of experience.
  • Sat 11 Jan 2014: seminar on effective basic technique, including practice on pads (open to all)
  • Sat 7 Dec 2013: kata seminar, open to martial artists of all styles and levels of experience
  • Sat 2 Nov 2013: seminar on defenses against threats with knives and guns, open to all
  • Fri 4 – Sun 6 Oct 2013: training weekend in de Refter for brown and blackbelt women and invited women
  • Sat 14 Sept 2013: chi sao/pushing hands seminar, open to martial artists of all styles and levels of experience
  • Fri 30 Aug – Sun 1 Sept 2013: self-defense weekend for women
  • Sat 22 June 2013: basic self-defense for women, open to all women. Follow-up on 8 December, among other things.
  • Sat 25 May 2013: knife and gun seminar, open to all. Defenses against gun attacks (threatening) and knife attacks (threatening and active).
  • Sat 27 April 2013: kata seminar, open to all martial artists. Applications of kata techniques.
  • Fri 5 April – Sun 7 April 2013: training weekend at de Refter for brown and blackbelt women and invited women
  • Sat 16 March 2013: seminar Safety in and around the house, open to all women. Strategies and techniques for use in domestic situations.
  • Sat 9 February 2013: freesparring seminar, open to all. Sparring, going on to take-downs and joint locks and ground fighting (safely).
  • Sat 19 January 2013: streetfighting seminar, open to all. Basic street exercises and street sparring (safely).
  • Sat 8 December 2012: basic self-defense for women seminar, open to all women. Role plays, defenses against grabs, basic self-defense strikes and kicks.
  • Sat 3 November 2012: kata seminar, open to all. Your story within the kata: what it means and how you make it your own.
  • Fri 5 October – Sun 7 October 2012: training weekend at de Refter for brown and blackbelt women and invited women
  • Sat 15 September 2012: Modern Arnis seminar
  • Aug 31-Sept 2, 2012: Summer weekend at the Refter near Nijmegen for women of all styles and levels
  • May 12, 2012: Basic self-defense, open to all women
  • April 21, 2012: Defenses against threatening weapon attacks, open to all
  • March 24, 2012: Kata seminar, open to all martial artists
  • Feb. 11, 2012: Street exercises, e.g. drunken monkey, monkey line; open to all
  • Dec. 3, 2011: Kumite seminar (free and street sparring), open to all
  • Nov. 12, 2011: Kata seminar, open to all martial artists
  • Sept. 10, 2011: Psycho-physical principles with practical exercises to emphasize the principles; open to all
  • August 26-28, 2011: women’s self-defence weekend, open to women (16+) of all levels (with Yasmina Khaldi)