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Altrincham Karate Academy NEW Venue for 2023

Please Note: 1st training session will be Wednesday 4th January 2023. As you probably already know, Altrincham Leisure Centre is due to close over the Christmas period for the next 18 months to prepare for a full refurbishment. I am pleased to announce that Altrincham Karate Academy has a new home for 2023. It is…

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First Open/Instructors Course of 2022… A success

What a start to the year with a great turn out for the first Open/Instructors Course at Stretford Sports Village, in Manchester. 75 association members attended a packed day full of technique insight, Kata basics and a few secrets too, all expertly delivered by Denis Casey Sensei. A wide range of members from the clubs…

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28th April 2020: – The passing of Sensei Yoshinao Nanbu

It is with great sadness that I have to report the death of Yoshinao Nanbu sensei. A great Karateka and pioneer of SHUKOKAI karate in Europe . I have spent sometime training under him in the past and had the pleasure of meeting with him and chatting about his life in Karate and the martial arts,…

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Dan Grading (15th December 2019)

Big congratulations go to all that successfully passed their Dan grade on Sunday in Stretford, Manchester, a lot of hard work has paid off. Names to follow… Very well done to all. Many Thanks See here for Photos

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YSSKU UK Official Christmas Feast & Party 2019

Response needed asap as limited places. As I said earlier, last years Christmas party night was such a roaring success, that Sensei Denis Casey and the executive, would like to hold another one this year again and to see you all there. It will be at the 5 star, newly refurbished, Plas Maenan Country House…

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Dan Grading – May 2019

Big congratulations go to all that successfully passed their Dan grade on Sunday in Stretford, Manchester, a lot of hard work has paid off. Cadet  Shodan: Joseph Pollard Gwen Isaac Lowri Lewis Jack Halliday Megan Burns Maryam Chaudhary Katelyn Burns Oscar Payne Shodan: Tony Wright Ravinthiran Thirunavukkarasu Richard Clapperton Nidan: Josh Foden Steve Brereton Yondan: Steve Buckley…

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Dan Grading – 10th December 2017

Big congratulations go to all that successfully passed their Dan grade today, a lot of hard work has paid off today. – 3rd Dan (Sandan):- Scott Clark. – 2nd Dan Cadet (Nidan):- Callum Byrne & Alex Miles. – 2nd Dan (Nidan):- John Kilmartin. – 1st Dan Cadet (Shodan):- Aiyush Gupta, Sam Parkin, Heath Parry-Thorpe, Nikita…

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** 20th Anniversary celebrations **

Dear Representatives, members, friends and colleagues. On January 11th 1998 we lost the head and founder of the Shukokai Karate Union Chojiro Tani Soke. On the 28th May 1998 a Shukokai General meeting was held resulting in the inauguration of The Shito-Ryu Shukokai Karate-Do Union as the official successor to Tani sensei’s original Shukokai, with…

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