A Shotokan Shoot

08th May 2017
I had the opportunity recently to photograph Sensei Bob Hague, Chief Instructor of Sheffield Shotokan Karate Club, for his website


I’ve known Bob for more years than either of us care to think about. He has a Dojo (training hall) at the bottom of his garden, where we spent some time shooting a variety of poses. Training is undertaken in bare feet and whilst some Dojo floors are wooden here there are mats, which make for much more comfortable landings and, it must be said, don’t give you frostbite in winter.

Here's a few examples of what we got up to...