— FOR KARATEKA THAT DON'T SETTLE FOR "TWIST YOUR HIP" —
Enjoy deep Fundamental Principles Through Easy-To-Understand Explanations & proven-Effective Methods Without Being Told "No Good"
(It'll Be INTERESTING, motivating AND Fun )
FROM: AJ van Dijk — Chief Instructor Karate & Kobudo, Founder of The Digi Dojo
SUBJECT: What to expect when you invite me to teach a seminar in your Dojo.
AJ here from The Digi Dojo. You're here to find out details to book me for a seminar, so let's jump right in.
You love Karate and have been on it for decades, still going strong...
You value what you learned, but you're interested to learn more...
You want the best for your students, and you'll be the first to help them achieve their goals...
And to the point: you've seen my work and you're thinking about getting me to teach at your Dojo.
I couldn't be more humbled, proud and excited to hear from you.
You can expect this:
Turning complicated obscure stuff into easy-to-understand explanations and key point training is still not enough.
That's where The Training Method Trinity comes in:
You get potential-unlocking methods that isolate and emphasise core movement mechanics — like primary school tracing to forge calligraphy-like handwriting.
And of course...
I'm a nice guy
I could go on about my credentials, but my guess is you already know them.
That's why I want to invite you to click the button now.
You came to this page for a reason, so why not hit the button and leave your details.
We can email, call or jump on a zoom call to talk things through. No strings attached.
Hit the button, fill out your details and I'll get back to you asap.
Looking forward to hear from you
If you haven't followed me around for too long... check these seminar videos
The Purpose of Naihanchi
Mawatte in one movement
Bo Striking (+ Secret of Knuckle)
San Mi Ittai in Jujutsu
SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2013/2014
San Mi Ittai
And here's a few words of instructors that joined my seminars...
I take away specific tasks that I now include in my practice
It is clear AJ knows what he is talking about!
I was highly impressed with the technical content of both the techniques and his way of teaching. AJ guides and explaines in general as well as on a personal level - looking specifically for what I need.
That allows me to focus on how and what to move so that I can work on my own abilities.
His seminars give me loads of ideas and suggestions and I take away specific tasks that I now include in my practice.
All in all I have to say that AJ’s seminar is time well spent.
I'm confident I can make my Junzuki stronger
When AJ sensei said he would cover Junzuki at the Wado Masters Course, I hoped to get new insights on how to perform a powerful Junzuki. I like how AJ breaks down the complete movement and highlights details of the movement, to then turn that into specific focus points and taylor-made excercises. Thanks to that, it’s now easier to put my body weight in my punch. I not only found out how to do that, but also how to pay attention to several key issues using specific exercises. They work great, so I'm confident I can make my Junzuki stronger. Looking back, without those focused exercises I wouldn’t not know where to start.
I'm Coming Back For More!
I travelled to Holland, hoping to learn a ”cleaner” technique of my Junzuki and get aware of my bad habits. AJ sensei without doubt exceeded my expectations be explaining and demonstrating in a straight and clear way. It gave me a lot of aha-moments. Splitting up Junzuki in parts was something I not been aware of before.
The seminar gave me more tools to work with and enriched my foundation. There were a lots of tips and tricks, and the hip exercise we did is very useful for me. I would have missed it if I did not attend the seminar and it would be hard to get on my own. I already saw results at the seminar, so I'm confident I will gain even more taking the methods on board now that I'm back home.
I highly recommend this if you want to improve your technique. I`m definately going back for more, fact is that I have already asked when then next event is. In my opinion if you want to enrich your foundation this is a very good way of doing it.
After AJ's seminars I always feel like I have taken my skill up a notch
AJ sensei always knows exactly what I need to focus on to take my karate to the next level.
He is the only instructor I know who focuses on key points rather than just form. That’s why you gain a lot of practical insights as well as theoretical knowledge, making each of his seminars a unique experience.
AJ sensei’s teaching method and demonstrations are also clear and logical.
After his seminars I always feel like I have taken my skill up a notch.
Informational, awakening and highly motivating
AJ and Sakagami sensei’s teaching is really involving, encouraging you to ask questions and the atmosphere is really nice.
Both instructors are extremely competent and skilled. They give clear explanations and plenty of valuable insights, providing me with the tools to improve.
I’m excited to share what I learned with my Sensei and Kohai and because of this seminar, I set my goals higher.
From now on for example, I'm working on the shoulder blade movement and the awareness of Seichusen following the advices and methods taught by AJ.
The Aston Martin of Karate teaching.....
I really enjoyed myself by receiving quality instruction balanced with patients and belief.
At no time I felt criticised. In fact, I always felt confident that every element was improving my standards as a student of Wado.
There was so much content to take away from the seminar, especially because their words hit home fast encouraging progression, confidence and self belief.
Even if they teach a form different than you're used to, the way how they explain just makes sense. It's logic, and easy to understand and execute.
their teaching was harmonised so we could connect the dots instead of getting confused
I’ve been training with AJ sensei for a few years now, so I’ve seen my fair share of instructors. Budo Masters stood out as well prepared and thoroughly executed. The sensei’s taught principles and applications seamlessly, flowing from one exercise into the other. They lead the seminar together instead of taking turns just doing their type of Karate. That way, even lower grades could connect the dots and practise on their own level. Instead of being overwhelmed with many techniques, you could start seeing how the principles worked in different situations.
During the seminar I have learned a lot. And thanks to the support and personalized advise from the sensei I could emphasize on the parts I wanted and needed to focus on. I enjoyed the seminar and am looking forward to Budo Masters #2.
I discover something new every time
With Sakagami, May & AJ sensei you really dig into the core of Wado.
For some course you have to make time and this is one of them: I discover something new every time.
What makes it even better is the particularly accessible atmosphere.
I want to join again
I really liked you don’t just do techniques on AJ sensei’s count and get general phrases like “better your hip movement” or so (which I see at other seminars).
AJ teaches key points, watches your techniques and then he advances on those key points interactive.
I would like to join again a seminar with AJ and his crew, not only for the results, but also to just talk again with all of them. They didn´t play a role, they were authentic.
The Perfect Seminar
Great teaching! Not only does AJ know his subject, his passion shines through and his teaching ability is obvious for all to see. Put the knowledge, passion and teaching together and you have the perfect Wado seminar.
You get cues and clues that make the difference
What you learn here will really take your Wado to a higher level.
I get deeper insights that I have never heard anywhere else.
Time is not just filled with exercises... Instead, you get clues that make the difference.
Every time they explain a number of other fascinating facets of the Wado.