IMPORTANT: The class on Saturday 21st March will be held at Ashington Leisure Centre due to a cancellation by the YMCA.
The class on Thursday 2nd April is cancelled due to a cancellation by Mowbray and Sensei Jill being away at Paignton.
The class on Saturday 4th April will be held at Ashington Leisure Centre due to the YMCA being closed for Easter. Easter Eggs will be given out on this date.
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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.
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Well done to everyone who Graded with Sensei Sherry on Sunday and will now be proudly wearing their new belts. A reminder that this Saturday's class will be for learning the new katas, and we are...
Congratulations to Dylan Gibson, Niamh Duddridge and Gemma Gibson who were selected for the KUGB Northern Region Kumite Development Squad with Sensei Jimmy Brennan and Sensei John James Bruce. ~...
Many congratulations to Tyler Campbell, who passed Shodan (1st Dan Black Belt) today at Cowdenbeath in Scotland under the watchful eye of Sensei Sherry, the chief Instructor of the KUGB. Tyler has...
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