IMPORTANT NOTICE: On Easter Saturday (19th April), we will be training at Ashington Leisure Centre, due to the YMCA being closed.
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The Ashington Shotokan Karate Club venue at the YMCA in Ashington was established in 1988 by Sensei Jill Kelly 6th Dan. The Club Instructors are Sensei Jill F Kelly (6th Dan), Sensei Trish Bruce (5th Dan) and Sensei Keith Burns (5th Dan).
The senior club Instructor is Sensei Ian Willis (6th Dan) who is the full time Professional Instructor at the Ashington Shotokan Karate Club main dojo. The club was established in 1974. This club is located at Mowbray First School and trains on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday nights and YMCA in Ashington on a Saturday morning. Please see Training times for further details.
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