Karate-do Shotokai Newshttp://www.karatedoshotokai.com/[London] Club grading resultshttp://www.karatedoshotokai.com/viewNewsArticle.php?article=419 Congratulations to both all those within the London club who were considered for grading last week. We are happy to announce the following new grades within the club:

Sophia Georgieva 6th kyu
Manuel Romero
6th kyu
Graeme Willis
2nd kyu


[London] Beginners course start again soonhttp://www.karatedoshotokai.com/viewNewsArticle.php?article=417 In the coming year the London KDS club will once again be running a series of beginners' courses. Any intereseted are able to come along and practice the traditional Japanese art of karate. Learn self-defence, get fit, and enjoy yourself. Big muscles are NOT necessary. Karate is suitable for ANY build/size/fitness level, so give it try.

The next course will start on Tuesday 13th January. If you're interested, head on over to the course page and register your interest:


The first session is always free, so you have nothing to lose!

[Cardiff] Cardiff senior instructors instruct at Belgium coursehttp://www.karatedoshotokai.com/viewNewsArticle.php?article=410 Two of our senior instructors travelled to Belgium to instruct at a weekend course.

Steve Court has been a member of the KDS organisation since 1995 and was graded by Harada Sensei to 3rd Dan in Dec 2013.

Roy Margetts joined the KDS in 1977 and has been a 5th Dan instructor and member of the KDS Technical Executive for many years.

Watch Steve and Roy's demo.