24 Sept, Oxford, all grades

Oxford University KDS invites you to an all grades one day course overseen by Marie Kellett and other 5th dans. For further information please contact Minh Chung: minh.chung@bodleian.ox.ac.uk 01865 280432 Times Saturday 24 September 12:00 – 15:00 Cost £20 or £15 student Location Oxford University Sports Centre,Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EQ

9-10 July, Oxford, black and brown belt

Oxford University KDS invites you to a black and brown belt course on the 9 and 10th July. For further information contact Minh Chung: Email: minh.chung@bodleian.ox.ac.ukPhone: 01865 280432 Register Training times Saturday 9 July 11:00 – 13:0015: 00 – 17:00 Sunday 10 July 10:30 – 13:30 Costs One day only£20 or £15 student Both days£35 or £25 for student No charge for overseas members Location Oxford University Sports Centre,Iffley Road,Oxford,OX4… Read More »9-10 July, Oxford, black and brown belt

Ascot, 8 May, all grades

The practice will include the katas Basai Dai and Tekki Shodan and bring a hand pad if you have one. Training times Sunday, 8 May 10:30 – 13:00 Cost £15 Location Old school gym, Charters leisure centre, Charters Rd, Sunningdale, Ascot SL5 9QY

1 – 3 April, Spring School, all grades

You are warmly invited to attend the 2022 Spring School KDS course which will be run by the 4th and 5th Dan Technical Group. Registration and payment Deadline for registration – Friday 24 March We need to know if you will be attending the course and whether you will be coming to the social, so we can reserve a place for you. Overseas KDS Overseas KDS members are welcome.  Contact… Read More »1 – 3 April, Spring School, all grades

19 Feb, Bethnal Green London, all grades

Bethnal Green KDS would like to invite you to the first all grades UK course of the year. The course will be mentored by Marie Kellet (5th Dan, KDS Gwent). Times 12:30 – 13:30 2nd to 5th Dans 14:00 – 17.00 all grades Venue Valentines High School, Perth Road, Ilford, London, IG2 6DB Nearest tube: Gants Hill Cost Adults £20 Concessions £15 Social Saturday social for food and drinks is… Read More »19 Feb, Bethnal Green London, all grades

10-11 July, Oxford, black and brown belt

Oxford University KDS held the last course before the Pandemic lockdown and is proud to host the first course after the easing of the Pandemic. We regret that due to the Pandemic, both the Government and the University restrictions, we are unable to welcome overseas members to this course.  We will however hope to be able to do so soon. For further information, contact Minh: minh.chung@bodleian.ox.ac.uk Covid update Please note the… Read More »10-11 July, Oxford, black and brown belt

Announcement – Mitsusuke Harada Sensei MBE

It is with great sadness that we announce that on 26th February 2021 Mitsusuke Harada Sensei MBE, the Principal and Chief instructor of the Karate-Do Shotokai (KDS) passed away peacefully at home. Harada Sensei was a unique individual and a living legend in the Martial Arts world. His passing is a huge loss and impact to his students and friends alike. He was a direct student of Gichin Funakoshi O’Sensei,… Read More »Announcement – Mitsusuke Harada Sensei MBE

Covid-19 (coronavirus)

Dear KDS members UK and overseas, We hope you are all well and coping with this very unprecedented, difficult and challenging time. It’s important you look after yourselves, your family and friends. We hope this will pass and look forward to meeting again soon in a dojo where we can practice together again. Until then look after yourselves and take care, Sensei Harada and Marie Kellett KDS practices and courses… Read More »Covid-19 (coronavirus)

International Women’s Day

There are still more men training in martial arts than women. This needs to change.  Equality is not a women’s issue, gender equality is essential for martial arts to thrive.  A gender equal world can be healthier, wealthier and more harmonious – so what’s not great about that? So let’s make it happen.  Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day. We can… Read More »International Women’s Day