This site is based on my daily practice of Shotokan Karate-Do here in Oita City, Japan. More than anything else, unlike the majority of other karate websites, this page is primarily dedicated to Budo Karate training itself; that is, Karate-Do as a vehicle for holistic development.
Monday, 10 August 2009
Karate with Tony Petronelli Sensei
I enjoyed doing karate with Tony Petronelli Sensei (3rd Dan) at his beautiful home in North Canterbury. Tony Sensei, an international airline pilot (and former police officer), is a very tough karateka, who is technically best defined by effective fighting karate. Because of this Asai Sensei really liked Tony from the moment he met him!
Continuing on with my reports (on our 2009 visit to New Zealand), here are some photos of our karate-keiko together.