NOTICE: Thursday classes will remain at Josephine Butler Academy with earlier time changes for the foreseeable future.
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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) and Sensei Trish Bruce (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. The club trains on a Monday evening at Ashington Leisure Centre, Wednesday and Thursday evening as Mowbray First School and Saturday morning at Ashington YMCA.
This website was designed to keep all club members up to date with all the latest information.
Latest Club News
Congratulations to all members of Ashington Karate Club who competed at the inaugural Gateshead Karate Championships. With only seven competitors attending the championships, the club finished with a...
Congratulations to Niamh Duddridge who has been selected to represent KUGB England in the WSKA World Championships in Poland in October!
Congratulations to everyone who graded with Sensei Frank Brennan. Full list of results below; ~ Name ~ Grade ~ Belt ~ Matthew Ransom ~ 9th Kyu ~ Orange ~ Jake Coultas ~ Nathaniel Cowell ~ Macenzie...
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KUGB Shotokan Cup 2015
Training with Sensei Frank Brennan
KUGB Northern Region Kata Masterclass and All-Grades Course