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Sendai Kushiro Karate are based in Wearside and County Durham, offering its members high quality tuition in Shotokan Karate. The clubs are amongst the longest established Shotokan clubs in the country and have had continuous affiliation to the Karate Union of Great Britain since it's formation in 1967.

Our chief instructor, Sensei John Bruce, 5th Dan, is a full time professional instructor with over twenty five years experience, three World titles and four European titles. Assisting him we are very lucky to have such excellent instructors ranging from 1st Dan - 5th Dan Black Belts, all of whom have a full instructors qualification, CRB enhanced check and insurance. Meet our instructors...

Our club offers its students the opportunity to begin, or continue in their karate training. Various aspects of karate will be covered including the syllabus towards belt promotion, along with self defence and competition skills. Our members benefit from a range of classes catering for all levels and ages. Read more...

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Our classes...

A range of classes are available including beginners classes for Adults, Children's classes, Family classes, Advanced classes and Private classes.

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Upcoming events...

Sendai Kushiro Kyu Grading

Sunday 4th March 2018 (10 - 7pm)

CitySpace, University of Sunderland

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New Kata Lesson

Sunday 11th March 2018 (11 - 1pm)

CitySpace, University of Sunderland

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Our times...

Mon East Herrington Primary School, Sunderland
  Family class 6 - 7.30pm
  St Mary's Church Hall, Easington Village
  Family class 6 - 7.30pm
  Freemans Quay Leisure Centre, Durham
  Family class 6 - 7.30pm
Tues City Space, University of Sunderland
  Children's class 5 - 6pm
  Adult class 6 -7.30pm
Wed St Mary's Church Hall, Easington Village
  Family class 6 - 7.30pm
  Freemans Quay Leisure Centre, Durham
  Family class 6 - 7.30pm
Thurs City Space, University of Sunderland
  Children's class 5 - 6pm
  Adult class 6 -7.30pm
  Adult beginners class 8 - 9pm
Fri City Space, University of Sunderland
  Female only class 6 - 7pm
Sat Raich Carter Sports Centre, Sunderland
  Children's class 12.15 - 1.15pm
  Adult class 1.15 - 2.45pm
Family Classes are for
Children (5 years +) and Adults

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Latest news...

KUGB England Squad Selection 2018

The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 27th and 28th January in Liverpool. Hopefuls from all over the country attended hoping to impress England coaches...

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ESKA European Championships 2017

The KUGB’s England Squad achieved another tremendous success at this year’s ESKA European Championships in Porto, Portugal, taking a total of five Golds including the very prestigious Senior Male Team Kumite and Senior Female Team Kumite events' Sendai Kushiro members selected for the event were Ryan Spencer, Maya Burns, Jamie Allan and Matthew Gibson.

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0191 711 2796

info@sendaiskc.co.uk