[ SPECIAL EVENT ] Training with Matt PRICE (6th Dan JKS)

  We are delighted to welcome Matt Price Sensei on Sunday 17th of March 2019. This is a unique opportunity to train with a truly World Class karate-ka ! His career highlights : – 9 times KUGB National Champion – 16 x Grand Slam Kumite Champion – 2 times EU Competitor of the Year – KUGB Grand Champion – EU Individual Kumite Champion – World …

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[ UPDATE ] Happy New Year !!! (良いお年を)

  Akemashite omedetō gozaimasu – Happy New Year ! (良いお年を) Just a quick note to remind and invite everyone to the CKA – Kagami Biraki training which will take place on Monday 7th January, from 8pm to 9pm in Holmer Green. Kagami Biraki is a very traditional Japanese start to New Years training, and literally means “to open the mirror”. It was an old samurai tradition …

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[ UPDATE ] CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM THE CKA CHIEF INSTRUCTOR…

  Today my thoughts turn to another incredible year for the CKA. There have been so many personal highlights for me: – – Being given the great honour of leading the CKA in April, after Sensei Croft made his decision to follow a new path of Budo – my goal will be to promote the very best in authentic Japanese Shotokan karate-do. I am passionate …

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[ UPDATE ] 2018 … (良いお年を)

  2018… What a great year it has been ! Starting with a group of students and Davenport Sensei travelling to Japan to train in some of the most daunting dojos in Tokyo, including the Takushoku University (I hear the next trip might be scheduled in 2020 ?)… Shibata Sensei, Kawawada Sensei, Taniyama Sensei.. Great memories ! We then had the opportunity to train with …

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