I am very proud and honored to announce that Shihan Tom Bentley, a martial art Icon here in Central Florida, has agreed to conduct a three hour special seminar at this year’s WinterFest. His seminar will be available in three sessions, with a short break between segments. Participants have the option to participate in the complete three hour seminar or one or two sessions.
Here is Sensei Bentley’s seminar breakdown:
CURRICULUM FOR SEMINAR SESSION
Center maintenance, target awareness, weapon selection/preparation, and establishing appropriate maai during technique delivery.
Concepts utilized during the training will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Sen no sen (Go no sen)
Sen Sen no sen
Eight Directional Coverage
Tai-sabaki (koshi-sabaki, ashi-sabaki, te-sabaki)
Movement techniques utilized during the training will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Taiju no Ido
Selective partner training will include, but not be limited to, the following to enhance training:
A multitude of tsuki, geri, uchi, and uke techniques will be employed during the training to emphasize concept reinforcement.
Seminar instructor Tom Bentley has trained in the martial arts for fifty plus years and holds dan rankings in Shito-ryu, Goju-ryu, Wado-ryu, Ju-jutsu, and Kobudo. He has been awarded Renshi and Shihan titles.