March Kids Club Grading

Monday 4th March was the first kids Club grading of the year and saw 13 students pass their grades in style. It was great to see students progressing well through our Foundation Grade system and also those who have moved through the Foundation Phases and are now taking full Kyu Read more…

The Launch of Total Shotokan Karate

Introduction Total Shotokan Karate was formed in 2018, by senior instructors Adam Cockfield & Dan White. At Total Shotokan Karate we truly believe that Karate is for everyone and offer a structured teaching programme to cater for all ages and abilities. We are proud of and celebrate the Japanese roots Read more…

Training Weekend!

Last weekend (Feb 2018) weekend’s training with a diverse mix of instructors and themes. Saturday was with Sgt. Rory Miller, concentrating on the core principles of self protection and specifically the importance of the concepts of structure and void. Rory is one of the world’s leading authorities on dealing with Read more…

Dan Grading Sucess

Huge congratulations to KCSKC’s Harvey, Maria and Josh who all passed Nidan (2nd Dan Blackbelt) in style in December 2017 at the SSKI Honbu Dojo. The process of working towards this grading started over 12 months ago for each of them and each worked hard to put themselves into the Read more…

Training in Japan

I managed to squeeze a bit of holiday training in whilst in Tokyo. It would be rude not to! SKIF Honbu with Tanaka Sensei & the famous Hoitsugan Dojo with Leon Montoya Sensei! The Hoitsugan Dojo (http://www.hoitsugan.com/) was full of history and was a bit of a dream of mine Read more…

Vincio Antony Course

We were honored to once again host Vincio Antony Sensei and his assistant Guilherme Alonso Latini for a weekend course in London focused on the Karate & MMA Connection. Sensei covered a huge amount of topics from striking to grappling, focusing on a variety of ranges and using principles found Read more…

Kids Class Taking Off!

The KCSKC Kids Class is taking off in a big way.   Starting from humble beginnings, we have progressed to  11 regular student, all training hard! Student of the Month We’ve launched our student of the Month award, which is given to the most deserving student.   This doesn’t go Read more…

New Kids Class Success!

KCSKC opened it’s new kids class in November with great success. Week 1 was a slow affair with only three students – two beginner children & one adult parent who had trained before.   However, all three were enthusiastic and trained hard in an enjoyable introductory class. Week 2 was Read more…

Dave Hazard Sensei Course

Nine members of the London Dojo made the trip to the Hemel Honbu Dojo to train with Dave Hazard Sensei. I’ve said it many times in class but in my opinion, Hazard Sensei is the best Shotokan instructor I have ever trained with.  Unlike most instructors he teaches a truly Read more…