Welcome to the February 2014
Edition of THE SHOTOKAN WAY – The Online Shotokan Karate Magazine.
Within this edition we offer the second part of an interview
that was conducted in 2007. This interview, which was originally started seven
years ago however had to be delayed due to the interviewee’s busy schedule, but
has been reworked and updated for this February 2014 edition of TSW. In an Interview with Jon Keeling Part 2,
we explore the changes and developments in Jon’s life, explore a range of
technical and health issues and explore Jon’s experiences in Japan.
The second feature of this edition comes in the form of my
article ‘The ideal training partner’.
This articles touches on one of the most important relationships in my life,
and indeed karate career, whilst illustrating some of the benefits of having a
trustworthy and supportive training partner to scaffold your personal
The final part of this edition comes in the form of Stan
Schmidt’s review of C.W.Nicol’s world renowned ‘Moving Zen’, which is now available on Kindle.
Shaun Banfield & Emma Robins