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Shihan Dominick ‘Mac’ McCarthy 8th Dan  (1918 - 1995)

Founded The Zen Judo Family in 1974
at Love Lane, Petersfield, England.

When Was The Zen Judo Family Founded

The Zen style was founded in 1974 by Sensei Dominick McCarthy 8th Dan Zen Judo and has had students both in Britain and the U.S.A., unfortunately he passed away in 1995, but he had been able to practice his style of Judo to within weeks of his death and had taken a class at his Petersfield Dojo the day before his death. (Webmaster)

Trowbridge Zen Judo Club Update 31/10/2013.

Trowbridge Zen Judo Club congratulations to Sensei Colin Delve on his promotion to 2nd Dan.

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Have You Ever Had to Use It?

People who don't train often ask me 'Have you ever had to use it?' To which my reply is that you never know how many times you weren't attacked because you were self confident / self assured / aware of your surroundings. So you 'use' your skills every day.

Sensei Jim Dart 5th Dan (Kenshindoryu Nippon Budo Kyokai)


Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

-- Ralph Waldo Emmerson


IGAS Martial Arts Course to be held at Bognor Zen Judo Club.

Saturday 5th April 2014 from 10am to 5pm
(updated 18th March) .......

Zen Judo Grading News.

Bognor Regis Zen Judo Club gains a new 2nd Dan Black Belt .......

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