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1 – 3 Dec, Keele, all grades

As another year draws to a close, a warm welcome awaits you and your members to the KDS Karate Winter School 2023 on the weekend of Friday 1 December to Sunday 3 December 2023, overseen by the UK KDS Technical Group. The course is open to all grades from complete beginners to the most experienced practitioners from UK and overseas. Everyone is welcome! Winter School is hosted by Keele University KDS.… Read More »1 – 3 Dec, Keele, all grades

10 – 12 Nov, Essex, all grades

Times Fri 19:00 – 20:30 Sat 11:00 – 13:00, 15:00 – 17:00 Sun10:00 – 12:00 Cost £35 weekend, £20 concession/student £20 Sat only, £15 concession/student Social Saturday night social at Redchurch Brewery, CM20 2SE. Location Mark Hall School Sports Centre, Harlow, CM17 9LR

20 – 22 Oct, Hertfordshire, all grades

Times Friday19:00 – 21:00 Saturday 11:00 – 13:0015:00 – 17:00 Sunday10:00 – 12:00 Costs Full weekend £25Concessions and NUS card students £20 Saturday Only £20Concessions and NUS card students £15 1x 2 hour session only £10 Concessions and NUS £8 Venue HSV Sports Hall 1;De Havilland Campus,Hatfield Business Park,Hatfield, AL10 9EU

8 Oct, Ascot, all grades

The practice will include the katas heiyan needan for kyu grades and gankaku for dan grades.  Bring a hand pad if you have one. Training times Sunday, 8 October 10:30 – 13:00 Cost £15 Location Old school gym, Charters leisure centre, Charters Rd, Sunningdale, Ascot SL5 9QY

14 – 16 July, Oxford, 2-5 Dan

Oxford University KDS invites you to our 2nd – 5th Dan KDS National Course. Register and pay Times Friday 14 July 18:00-19:30 Saturday 15 July11:00 – 13:0015: 00 – 17:00 Sunday 16 July 10:30 – 13:30 Cost One day only£20 or £15 student Weekend£35 or £25 for studentNo charge for overseas members Socials Friday and Saturday evening socials will be announced when nearer the time. Contact For further information please… Read More »14 – 16 July, Oxford, 2-5 Dan

19-21 May, Norwich, all grades

Are you ready for some karate RAZ-matazz? We warmly invite all Grades to the Norwich course on Saturday May 20th – Sunday May 21st, under the guidance of Raz Levi (Israel KDS). For those travelling early there will be an informal practice on Friday evening (19th). Register Let us know if you’re coming along to the training and socials either through WhatsApp or by emailing Venue City Academy,299 Bluebell Road,Norwich,NR4 7LP… Read More »19-21 May, Norwich, all grades

Get Moving!

Article written by Jonathan de’ Claire for the Shotokan Karate Magazine. It was after an extended period of transience that persisted throughout the 1980’s and into the early nineties, that something really dawned upon me. It was during this period that I traveled extensively and experienced Karate in many places and at many levels. But no matter where it was that I practiced, the marked difference in one particular area… Read More »Get Moving!

31 March – April 2, Spring School, all grades

You are warmly invited to attend the 2023 Spring School KDS course which will be run by the KDS 4th and 5th Dans. The theme for the weekend will continue to focus on good basics looking in particular at effective defence. Register and pay Training times Friday 31 March19:00 until 21:00 Main Hall Saturday 1 April11:00 until 4:30 Main Hall(We will stop for a short lunch break) Sunday 2 April11:00 until 13:00… Read More »31 March – April 2, Spring School, all grades

18 Feb, Bethnal Green and London, all grades

KDS Bethnal Green and KDS London would like to welcome you to the first all grades UK course of the year. Times 11:00 – 12:00 Black Belts 12:15 – 2:00 All grades 2:30 – 4:30 All grades Breaks will be short, please bring food with you. Cost Adults £20 Concessions £15 Location Mulberry Academy Shoreditch, Gosset Street, London E2 6NW Parking: free on street parking available, check signs. Social Saturday… Read More »18 Feb, Bethnal Green and London, all grades

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