Shihan Kato 9th Dan in Worcester for IJKA Seminar


Worcester Shotokan Karate Club are pleased to announce that they are hosting a seminar with Hanshi Sadashige Kato 9th Dan,  IJKA World Chief Instructor.

Important Seminar Update ~ 10th March 2019
Places for the seminar are limited due to demand.

Registration for the seminar will close on Friday 15th March 2019

The seminar in March 2019 is open to all IJKA karateka and Shotokan karateka from other affiliations are also welcome.

For full information please click the link below ~

WSKC Seminar details

To attend the seminar, karateka must ~

  • Hold a ticket to attend the seminar.
    Tickets will be sent by email reply to all advance registration requests.

Due to the capacity of the venue, admission on the day without a ticket will not be possible.

Please register early to avoid disappointment.

Ossu

International training camp ~ Sozopol, Bulgaria

Cameron Sensei recently attended the IJKA International training camp in Sozopol, Black Sea, Bulgaria.

The IJKA International Seminar held between 27th to 31st August 2018 was held at the Bulgarian National Sports Base “Spartak”and comprised 16 hours of fabulous instruction by Sadashige Kato ~ 9th IJKA World Chief Instructor assisted by Utsumi Takato Sensei ~ 6th Dan IJKA Vice World Chief Instructor.

Photo ~ Utsumi Takato Sensei and Cameron Sensei at the seminar dojo.

Watch Utsumi Takato sensei in action ~

Demonstration 1

Demonstration 2

 

Grading success at West Midlands Shotokan Karate Academy

On Saturday 17th March 2018 West Midlands Karate Academy held a grading with Sensei Ron Bellwood 7th Dan IJKA.
A grading training course kicked off the day with Steve Cameron 4th Dan IJKA taking the students through Kihon routines.
Kata practice was then taken by Ron Bellwood 7th Dan IJKA, Steve Cameron 4th Dan IJKA and Kevin Bellwood 3rd Dan IJKA.

Three Worcester IJKA students successfully graded.
The club congratulates Billy (4th Kyu) and Francis and Kirsty who double graded (9th Kyu). 
 The club looks forward to their further progress.
Ossu,

 

 

 

 

About Our Club

Worcester Shotokan Karate Club (WSKC) located in Worcester (UK) is run on a ‘non profit’ basis. Affiliated to the International Japan Karate-Do Association (IJKA) we are dedicated to teaching the Japanese martial art of Shotokan karate.
All abilities, aged 12 and above, are welcome to join whether you are a beginner or a karateka returning after a break.
All classes are conducted in a safe and friendly environment by Sensei Steve Cameron, 4th Dan, IJKA, who holds DBS enhanced disclosure.

Classes are held every Monday and Thursday at the following venues and times:

Monday Thursday
Saint Martin’s Church Hall
Victoria Avenue (one way only)
Worcester
WR5 1EE
Nunnery Wood Sports Complex
Spetchley Road
Worcester
WR5 2NL

To download maps and directions for the above venues, please click here.

Class Times

Class times are the same for both venues:

6:30pm ~ 7:30pm » Beginners and intermediates (to 6th Kyu ~ green belt)
7:30pm ~ 8:30pm » Seniors (5th Kyu ~ purple belt and above)

Any changes to our regular class schedules will always be communicated in advance in  ‘Recent Posts’ .
Note: Senior karateka may attend both sessions (at no extra cost) to benefit from extra training.
However, instruction in the first class will always be focused towards our beginners and intermediates.

More class Information

Please visit the Classes page.

More club information

Our FAQ page provides detailed club information.
However, if there is further information you require, why not visit our dojo. You will find an open and friendly welcome awaits.
You can also use our Contact Us page or email us by clicking here.

Festive Season Training

Oss,
December is fast approaching so it’s that time again to give advance notification of the Club’s festive season closure for 2018.

The final classes for 2018 will take place on Thursday 13th December at Nunnery Wood Sports Centre.

The IJKA Worcester dojo will reopen on Thursday 3rd January 2019 at Nunnery Wood Sports Centre.

I hope you all have a great festive break.

I look forward to seeing you all recharged with fresh motivation in 2019 and helping you with your personal journey up the mountain or through the forest.

Ossu Sensei Steve,

Training venue alteration

Nunnery Wood Sports Centre ~ Thursday 15th November

Please note that we cannot use the Dance Studio on this date and have been temporarily relocated to Badminton Court No. 1 in the Main Sports Hall at Nunnery Wood Sports Centre.
Class times are unchanged.

This is a one off alteration due to school use of the Dance Studio that evening.

Ossu,