歓迎 Welcome 

We are the official representative for the Japan Karate Association in England and are excited to support members of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. 
 
We encourage you to take a look around our site to learn more about us and the JKA. Don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions - we're here to help! 
 

太田先生 Ohta Sensei 

Ohta Sensei attended the prestigious JKA Instructors class in his home country and was Enoeda Sensei's assistant in England from 1982 to 2003. 
 
His technical skills are widely recognised, and he is one of the most sought-after JKA instructors in the world.  
 

2024 JKA Europe Champions 

Congratulations to the JKA England Senior Men's Kumite Team! Gold! 
 
Our senior men’s Kumite team (Akbar, Josh, Harrison, and Shaun) clinched the championship title, making history as JKA European champions for the first time in our 21-year history. 
 
Read more and watch the highlights video by clicking here

International Course Winter 

The JKA England International Winter Course will be held from Friday 29 November to Sunday 1 December 2024 at K2 Crawley. 
 
Instructors 
Imamura Sensei, 8th Dan JKA  
Shiina Sensei, 8th Dan JKA 
Hirayama Sensei, 7th Dan JKA  
Ohta Sensei, 7th Dan JKA 

Open Karate Championship 

The JKA England Open Championship will be held on Saturday, 2 November 2024, at K2 Crawley! 
 
This Shobu Ippon event is OPEN to all Shotokan organisations! 

Sensei Gary Stewart, 7th Dan 

We are delighted to announce that Sensei Gary Stewart has successfully graded to the very senior rank of 7th Dan at the HQ of the Japan Karate Association in Tokyo. 
 
Sensei Gary is the very first JKA England member to obtain this grade and deservedly so! 
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