Kenshin Shotokan Karate Club
Kenshin Shotokan Karate Club

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It doesn't matter whether you are an absolute beginner or an advanced practitioner,you're sure of a warm welcome here; please feel free to come along and train with us.

I hope everyone’s had a good break, or having a good break if you’re still away.

Just to remind you that karate class start again tomorrow, Friday, 16 August.
God bless

Well it’s that time of year again; the schools have closed for the summer break, and we will be closing too.

Our last session will be on Sunday, 28 July 2019, and we return on Friday, 16 August 2019.

On behalf of the team, I would like to thank you for your support, and wish you all a safe and happy break.

God bless


Well done to all those who graded on Sunday. May I say a special congratulation to little Katie who performed her way to distinction for her orange belt. 

I would also like to congratulate Zuzanna and Dion who were awarded the Franklyn Doras Memorial trophy for their outstanding commitment to karate.

Thank you once again Sensei Austin for coming to grade our students. It was wonderful to see you looking so healthy as you recover from cancer; our prayers remain with you.

Looking forward to the presentations on Friday.

God bless 


We can celebrate with those who have waited patiently to be reimbursed their grading fees, following the untimely death of Sensei Franklyn, on grading day, 12/12/17. For all of those affect, do please remember to send your acknowledgement of receipt of said fun.


Our next grading will take place on. Sunday 14 July 2019. Sensei Austin Birks has kindly agreed to grade students. The cost for the grading is £24 which must be paid by Friday, 12 July. Don’t forget to hand in your licences showing your current licence.


I won’t be there on Friday, 28 June; my granddaughter’s birthday, so you can start to bring fees in on Sunday, 30 June.

God bless 



Just to say thank you to all the mums and dads who have taken to the cashless payment system. I just have to remember that contactless only goes up to £30  ??God bless   Lorraine ❤️

Sensei Doras With Kai and Pete

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A Seminar with Iain Abernethy was held at Stechford Cascades on 07.06.15. This was another sell-out event enjoyed by all.The photo shows some members of Kenshin Shotokan Karate Club with Iain Abernethy- for additional photos of the day see courses under events


Oliver,as a white belt,now below demonstrating choko tsuki as a 9th Kyu (Orange belts) to the Beginners- Red belts here

A demonstration of Gohon kumite by a Red belt- click here


Orange belts demonstrating using the hip- click here


Kenshin Shotokan Karate Club

Stechford Leisure Centre

Station Road



B33 8QN

Mobile: 07849885231



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Training Times (age 6+):

Fridays:6-7PM (Beginners to Red belts)

Fridays:7-8PM (Yellow belts to Black belts)


Sundays:11-12PM (Beginners to Red belts)

Sundays:12-1PM (Yellow belts to Black belts)



We operate a continuous beginners programme but please contact us to book your place.



The next grading will take place on, Sunday, 17/2/19.
Fees need to be in by Friday, 15/2/19.
Our grading Sensei will be Sensei Austin Birks.
Good luck to all graders
God bless ❤️

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