Hanshi has written a guide to instructing kyu grade students. ReadRead more
The compliments of the Season to all Nelson, New Zealand and Seido Karate Students throughout the World.
Here in Sunny Nelson we send our best wishes to everybody for a healthy 2018.
Lets continue to use our practise to make us more patient and our lives and the lives of people around us […]Read more
The following classes will NOT be on during the school holidays:
Monday: 3:40pm, 4:30pm.
Thursday: 3:40pm, 4:30pm.
Friday: 4:00pm, Junior Sparing.
Happy holidays. OSU
Nelson Seido Karate Inter-Dojo Junior/Teen Tournament
Saturday 26 August.
Stoke Dojo, Broadgreen Intermediate School Hall, Nayland, Stoke.
10th Friday – 12th Sunday March. Teapot Valley, Brightwater, Nelson.
Click here for information and booking form.Read more
Saturday 15 October, St Arnaud.Read more
Carly Gooch, Nelson Mail, 6 June 2016
A Nelson karate master who has used the martial art as a force for good in the community for more than 40 years has been honoured for his work.Founder of Nelson Seido Karate Andy Barber has received the Queen’s Service Medal for services to karate and the community.
Za-to sit. Zen-total
Zazen is a traditional method of meditation dating back thousands of years. Meditation is a method of quietening the mind through good posture and stillness of the body. The mind and thought process is busy and usually over active going from one unnecessary thing to another, similar it has been said to […]Read more
An article about Hanshi and Jun Shihan Jane in North & South magazine June 2013. Click hereRead more
By Alan Clarke. Nelson Mail. Tuesday 3 July 2012
For 38 years, Andy Barber has been teaching Seido karate through his Nelson dojo. Thousands of students – ranging from preschool age to people in their 70s – have taken advantage of the presence of one of the most senior teachers in the world of the […]Read more