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10 Jul 2017
There will be a grading for Junior students at Keene hall Saturday 15th July, 12.30 start
10 Jul 2017
The last training is on Friday 28th July and we return Wednesday 6th September.

Karate kids sparringOur Instructors

Sensei Kevin Nason
Started Karate training 1972 in the wave of new recruits because of the popularity of Bruce Lee. This was in SKI Shotokan style at Stanford-le-Hope Essex. Trained for a couple of years and had a break until I found Goju Ryu in 1980 and was taught by sensei Gary Webber at Basildon Essex. This was with the English Goju Ryu Karate Association (EGKA) headed by Sensei James Rousseau affiliated to the International Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate Federation (IOGKF) headed by Sensei Higgaona Morio... Read More

Sensei Keith Bishop
I started my Goju Ryu Karate training in 1986 at Chelmsford Essex under Sensei Gary Webber. The running of the club was later taken over by my now close friend and instructor Sensei Kevin Nason. At this time we were members of the IOGKF and I had the privilege of training on many occasions with Shihan Morio Higaonna and Sensei George Andrews... Read More