Category: Training

New year, new class: Halstow Primary School

New year, new class: Halstow Primary School

We're delighted to announce that, as from Thursday 6 January 2022 we are starting a new Thursday morning class at 8am at Halstow Primary School in Greenwich. There may be some (karate-based) games but otherwise the karate is the same as our main classes and the belts are the same. And, naturally, the instructor is … Continue reading New year, new class: Halstow Primary School

Training & kyu grading, 20 October 2021

Training & kyu grading, 20 October 2021

We've arranged another grading for those students who missed the one in July. This time, we will run a combined training course too. We're delighted to announce that guest instructor and Shotokan Nation grading examiner Sensei Robin Dale will run the training and grading for us. He is our Sensei Frank's former instructor and runs … Continue reading Training & kyu grading, 20 October 2021

Shotokan Nation

Shotokan Nation

Senshi Karate is switching affiliation to Shotokan Nation, a new association body.

Interim gradings

Interim gradings

We're introducing interim belt gradings. These take place in between formal belt gradings and are primarily for junior grades under 12. You will be assessed on one or more of the core components for your next grade: kihon, kata and kumite. If successful, you will be awarded a Senshi Karate certificate acknowledging you are ready … Continue reading Interim gradings

Speed training with Sensei John Parnell, 9.15am Saturday 20 February 2021

Speed training with Sensei John Parnell, 9.15am Saturday 20 February 2021

We are excited to be welcoming back Sensei John Parnell who will be teaching our regular Saturday all grades class. He will be further developing on how generate speed which we have been focusing on recently. It's free to join but limited numbers. Contact us for more information and the login details. 9.15am, Saturday 20 … Continue reading Speed training with Sensei John Parnell, 9.15am Saturday 20 February 2021