Welcome to Ashington NKA Shotokan Karate Club


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REMINDER: This Saturday (6th February) will be held in the Main Sports Hall at Ashington Leisure Centre instead of Studio 1.

The Ashington Shotokan Karate Club venue 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 club trains on Saturday mornings at Ashington Leisure Centre and Thursday evenings at Josephine Butler Campus, Northumberland Church of England Academy.

The senior club Instructor is Sensei Ian Willis (6th Dan) who is the full time Professional Instructor at the Ashington NKA (Northumberland Karate Academy) main dojo. The club was established in 1974.

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

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Ashington Karate Club

Ashington Karate Club at the NEW Ashington Leisure Centre in 2016.

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Latest Club News

Changes of Venue 2016

Our Thursday 24th March and May 12th sessions at Josephine Butler have been cancelled due to school activities, so Sensei Jill has arranged for those sessions to be run at Newbiggin...

KUGB England Junior Kumite Squad 2016

Congratulations to Niamh Duddridge and Gemma Gibson, who have been reselected onto the KUGB England Junior Kumite Squad for the third year running by Sensei Andy Sherry, 9th Dan, and Sensei Frank...

Kyu Grading - December 2015

Congratulations to everyone who graded with Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th Dan on 13th December 2015. Everyone graded to the best of their ability, and Sensei Brennan commented on the good attitude shown...

Next Course, Club Grading or Event ... full list of events ...

Sunday, 7 February 2016 - click here for full details

KUGB Northern Region Course and AGM

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 - click here for full details

Training with Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th Dan

Sunday, 20 March 2016 - click here for full details

Training and Grading with Sensei Andy Sherry

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  • 23 January 2016 : KUGB England Junior Kumite Squad Selection
  • 9 January 2016 : Black Belts 2016
  • 9 January 2016 : Ashington Karate Club 2016
  • 6 December 2015 : Christmas Party and Presentation Evening 2015
  • 25 October 2015 : KUGB Northern Region Championships 2015
  • 19 August 2015 : Gateshead Youth Championships 2015
  • 13 July 2015 : KUGB National Youth Championships 2015

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

Tuesday18:00 - 19:30

Thursday18:00 - 19:00

 19:00 - 20:30

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

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