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Dan Smart Zen Do Kai 5th Dan Grading
Dan Smart Zen Do Kai 5th Dan Grading
::2012/10/10::
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Soke Bob Jones founder of Zen Do Kai
Soke Bob Jones founder of Zen Do Kai
::2010/11/06::
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Renshi Graham and Sempai Andrew
Renshi Graham and Sempai Andrew's Zen Do Kai Hall of Fame Demo
::2012/11/04::
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Jimmy Barnes_Zen Do Kai_Martial Arts Instructor_"Crazy" Noel Watson
Jimmy Barnes_Zen Do Kai_Martial Arts Instructor_"Crazy" Noel Watson
::2012/04/26::
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Zen Do Kai - Lull Before the Storm
Zen Do Kai - Lull Before the Storm
::2008/11/06::
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Zen Do Kai Yellow Belt Grading
Zen Do Kai Yellow Belt Grading
::2013/08/05::
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Bruce Maile 5th Degree Zen do Kai
Bruce Maile 5th Degree Zen do Kai
::2010/11/09::
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Zen Do Kai - 3rd Dan Mock Grading (Shayla Costello & Briana Harris)
Zen Do Kai - 3rd Dan Mock Grading (Shayla Costello & Briana Harris)
::2014/09/29::
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Shihan John Scida Ultimate Zen Do Kai Black Belt Grading_0001.wmv
Shihan John Scida Ultimate Zen Do Kai Black Belt Grading_0001.wmv
::2010/09/24::
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Naihanchi   Iron Horse Zen Do Kai Kata
Naihanchi Iron Horse Zen Do Kai Kata
::2014/05/29::
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Zen Do Kai State Training May 2010
Zen Do Kai State Training May 2010
::2010/05/24::
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BJC 25th Anniversary - Zen Do Kai 3rd Degree Grading (Part 1)
BJC 25th Anniversary - Zen Do Kai 3rd Degree Grading (Part 1)
::2011/02/22::
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Muay Thai Zen Do Kai Queensland
Muay Thai Zen Do Kai Queensland
::2010/09/10::
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ZEN DO KAI - Practicing BLUE BELT requirements
ZEN DO KAI - Practicing BLUE BELT requirements
::2014/03/21::
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Zen Do Kai - 3rd Dan Delta Team Bloopers
Zen Do Kai - 3rd Dan Delta Team Bloopers
::2014/09/28::
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Zen Do Kai - How to tie your belt
Zen Do Kai - How to tie your belt
::2014/06/16::
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Zen Do Kai (NZ - BJC) Rotating Palms
Zen Do Kai (NZ - BJC) Rotating Palms
::2009/07/08::
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zen do kai
::2011/09/24::
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5 year old girl Muay Thai kickboxer and Zen Do Kai Karate gold medal winner training
5 year old girl Muay Thai kickboxer and Zen Do Kai Karate gold medal winner training
::2009/03/09::
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First Ja. Zen Do Kai Kan Karate
First Ja. Zen Do Kai Kan Karate
::2008/05/15::
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Zen Do Kai (NZ - BJC) 3rd Dan Delta
Zen Do Kai (NZ - BJC) 3rd Dan Delta's
::2009/07/16::
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Zen-Do Kai Kan Tournament Whitebelt fight
Zen-Do Kai Kan Tournament Whitebelt fight
::2010/11/14::
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BJC 25th Anniversary -  Zen Do Kai 4th Degree Black Belt Grading Part 2
BJC 25th Anniversary - Zen Do Kai 4th Degree Black Belt Grading Part 2
::2011/02/21::
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Zen Do Kai BJC-Arnis Demonstration
Zen Do Kai BJC-Arnis Demonstration
::2010/11/07::
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Iron Horse Kata - Zen Do Kai - Paul Weatherly, mirror image for training purposes.
Iron Horse Kata - Zen Do Kai - Paul Weatherly, mirror image for training purposes.
::2012/06/01::
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Zen Do Kai Third Degree.m4v
Zen Do Kai Third Degree.m4v
::2010/03/29::
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Zen Do Kai Jo Kata Lull Before The Storm Floor Pattern
Zen Do Kai Jo Kata Lull Before The Storm Floor Pattern
::2009/07/01::
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Zen Do Kai 1st Dan Grading
Zen Do Kai 1st Dan Grading
::2008/06/28::
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Zen Do Kai BJC-Arnis Sparring Demo
Zen Do Kai BJC-Arnis Sparring Demo
::2010/11/10::
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Zen Do Kai - 3rd Dan Grading (Shayla Costello & Briana Harris)
Zen Do Kai - 3rd Dan Grading (Shayla Costello & Briana Harris)
::2014/09/28::
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Zen Do Kai Touch Contact Sparring
Zen Do Kai Touch Contact Sparring
::2011/11/19::
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BJC 25th Anniversary Gradings Zen Do Kai  2nd Dan Grading
BJC 25th Anniversary Gradings Zen Do Kai 2nd Dan Grading
::2011/03/17::
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Zen Do Kai orange belt grading 24th Nov 2013
Zen Do Kai orange belt grading 24th Nov 2013
::2013/11/24::
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GV KO3 - Adam Davis Kickboxing (zen do kai)
GV KO3 - Adam Davis Kickboxing (zen do kai)
::2009/04/06::
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Mixed Martial Arts, 2011 Zen Do Kai/Bushi Kai grading
Mixed Martial Arts, 2011 Zen Do Kai/Bushi Kai grading
::2011/10/12::
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Shihan Christopher Collman First Jamaica Zen-Do Kai Kan Karate Organization
Shihan Christopher Collman First Jamaica Zen-Do Kai Kan Karate Organization
::2013/03/29::
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Zen Do Kai - Mitchell O
Zen Do Kai - Mitchell O'Hello
::2009/07/02::
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Zen Do Kai Kickboxing Tournament , Takedowns
Zen Do Kai Kickboxing Tournament , Takedowns
::2010/11/15::
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Zen Do Ka defense against a Thai Roundouse Kick to the thigh
Zen Do Ka defense against a Thai Roundouse Kick to the thigh
::2013/05/27::
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Phil Britten 4th Dan Zen Do Kai Grading (highlights)
Phil Britten 4th Dan Zen Do Kai Grading (highlights)
::2010/08/31::
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Zen Do Kai 2nd Degree Black Belt Grading, 2012
Zen Do Kai 2nd Degree Black Belt Grading, 2012
::2012/06/05::
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Adult Zen Do Kai class
Adult Zen Do Kai class
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Zen Do Kai - Muay Thai - Local Grading
Zen Do Kai - Muay Thai - Local Grading
::2013/10/15::
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Zen Do Kai 4th Dan
Zen Do Kai 4th Dan
::2009/08/31::
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Karate Zen do Kai - Karma Warriors @ Frankston Energym
Karate Zen do Kai - Karma Warriors @ Frankston Energym
::2010/02/02::
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GV KO3 - Daniel Dowie Kickboxing (zen do kai)
GV KO3 - Daniel Dowie Kickboxing (zen do kai)
::2009/04/06::
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Zen Do Kai 40th Anniversary Grading
Zen Do Kai 40th Anniversary Grading
::2010/08/24::
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Kids Karate Zen do Kai - Frankston Energym Karma Kids in action
Kids Karate Zen do Kai - Frankston Energym Karma Kids in action
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Zen Do Kai 1st Dan grading
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Zen Do Kai Celtic Games
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Zen Do Kai is a freestyle martial art system which originated in Australia by Bob Jones and Richard Norton when they left the Japanese Gōjū Kai karate dojo of Tino Ceberano in 1970.

History[edit]

The first Zen Do Kai dojo was opened at Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Jones states that it was originally intended to cater for those who worked in the security industry.[1] Zen Do Kai follows the classical martial arts model with a distinct hierarchy, a philosophy and the promotion of the ethical code of Bushido.

The web site of Bob Jones Corporation Pty Ltd claims that Zen Do Kai has clubs located in Australia, New Zealand and Israel.[2]

Philosophy[edit]

Bob Jones describes Zen Do Kai as an "open system", and as such is "open to influences and ideas from all around the world",[1] embracing elements from Boxing, grappling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Eskrima, Judo, Karate and Muay Thai.[1] Zen Do Kai means, according to Jones, "the best of everything in progression",[1] and its elements include self-defense moves, kata, and strike work. It is set apart from many forms of traditional karate because it allows many techniques and practices used by Thai kickboxing. The Zen Do Kai philosophy encompasses the principle of "if it works, use it" and as such contains elements of a variety of other martial arts.

Malcolm Anderson's Split and Anderson Bushi Kai[edit]

Malcolm Anderson was sent to Queensland to take charge of the development of Zen Do Kai in that region in the 1970s. By the end of the 1990, he had established a very successful franchise, peaking with about 120 schools.[3][non-primary source needed]

Disputes arose between Anderson and Jones that led to Anderson being removed as the head of Zen Do Kai in Queensland in late-2000.

Malcolm Anderson then formed Anderson Bushi Kai which now spans across QLD with many schools, students and instructors.

References[edit]

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