Lindsay Powell-Jones


“Kata are very important, they strengthen the body, condition the mind, train the spirit, enhance co-ordination, improve the reflexes and allow contact with the past. They are the essence of Karate-Do.​”​ Master Harada Kata is paramount to the practise of KDS Karate. It is essential in order to develop the body condition required for longevity and true progression with the KDS practise. KDS katas are performed slowly initially. This allows… Read More »Kata

Newcastle – all grades course in June

 June 7th to 9th 2019 Newcastle KDS warmly invites all KDS members to the last UK all grades weekend course before Summer School. The course is open to everyone and will be led by Marie Kellett 5th Dan. We are hosting this year’s course in the High-Performance Centre within the University of Northumbria’s Coach Lane Campus (a 15-minute drive from the City Centre). As always, we’re planning a couple of… Read More »Newcastle – all grades course in June

Summer School – registration is open

Register You are warmly invited to Summer School 2019 at University of Kent! Expect a week of exhaustion and elation! We will be continuing to develop upon the theme of jiu ippon kumite, with an emphasis on kicking and the body condition required for it being likely themes… For those who have not experienced it before, think of the intensity of a weekend course over an entire week. Throw in the chance to… Read More »Summer School – registration is open