Shotokan has spread to become the most widely practised style of Karate throughout the world
Its structured training system creates self-discipline and improves behaviour in many aspects of peoples lives as well as developing fitness strength and suppleness
Congratulations to our very own Sensei Hegarty who passed his 6th Dan grading under the watchful eyes of Sensei Billy Higgins 8th Dan, Sensei Jimmy Brennan 8th Dan and Sensei Frank Brennan 8th Dan

Greg 6th Dan
Sunday we took a small but very spirited team to the KUGB Shotokan Cup in Chesterfield.
Everyone gave a fantastic account of themselves again


SILVER KUMITE- Sandeep Singh
BRONZE KATA - Niall Gilligan
BRONZE KUMITE - Niall Gilligan

Also a special mention for Thomas, Aman and Ayla who reached the semifinals in their Kata events

Sunny Shotokan Cup
Alfie Shotokan Cup
Niall Shotokan Cup
Last weekend we had our 2nd grading of the year. In total we had 52 candidates that successfully passed their examination under the watchful eye of Sensei Garry Harford 8th Dan. Well done everyone!
A special congratulations goes to Olly Hayward who was awarded the Andy Kemery Memorial Trophy for being the most outstanding student!

Olly sheild

High grades Sept 21

Inter grades Sept 21

Low grades Sep 21
Dojo Opening 1

Dojo Opening 2

Last weekend we had the official opening of our new dojo. Sensei Garry Harford 8th Dan put some of our high grades through their paces as a “welcome”
The day was made even better by our great friends Sensei John and Holly Bruce and Sensei Alex Cockx coming down from Sunderland and Manchester to support us
LN SOTM Aug 21

Congratulations to Isaac who won our Little Ninja (4 - 7 years) Student of the Month award for August 🏆