Welcome to Ashington YMCA Shotokan Karate Club

IMPORTANT: All training fees will be increased to £6 starting 1st August.
The classes on Thursday 7th August and Saturday 9th August are cancelled.

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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.

This website was designed to keep all club members up to date with all the latest information.

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Latest Club News

KUGB National Youth Championships 2014

We are delighted to have another Girls kumite championship won for our club at the Youth Championships this weekend in Chesterfield! Well done to Niamh Duddridge for winning this Category...and also...

Sunderland Karate Championships 2014

Congratulations to everyone from Ashington NKA who competed at the 5th annual Sunderland Karate Championships. We were really well represented and had some fantastic results. Everybody performed to a...

KUGB Liverpool Youth Championships 2014

Well done Ashington NKA all four members who competed today came home with a medal of some description! See below for the full results. Special congratulations to our two girls Gemma and Niamh who...

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Join Our Karate Club

Why not try one of our Shotokan Karate classes. There are many benefits from practising Shotokan Karate and we hold classes for students from as young as 5 years of age. Some of the benefits include:

  • Self Development
  • Self Fitness
  • Self Confidence
  • Self Discipline
  • Self Defence

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Club Training Times

Monday18:30 - 20:00

Wednesday18:00 - 19:30

 19:30 - 21:00

Thursday18:00 - 19:15

 19:30 - 21:00

Friday18:00 - 19:30

Saturday10:00 - 11:30

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Club Contact Details

Sensei Jill: 07930 324 556

Sensei Ian: 07710 790 643

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Upcoming KUGB Events

English Kata Squad Training

Sunday 10th August 2014

KUGB Grand Slam Competition

Saturday 30th August 2014

KUGB Shotokan Cup

Saturday 13th September 2014

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