Welcome to Bayford Karate Club
Japan Karate Association
Kihon - Kata - Kumite
ADVANCED KARATE TRAINING
All instructors are fully qualified and trained and tested by international representatives from the head dojo (honbu dojo) in Japan (the origin of true karate-do).
All grades (belts) are recognised around the world and awarded by internationally recognised examiners. The grading syllabus is tough, but rewarding.
Every year there are numerous opportunities for karateka to train with top instructors from around the world and gain even more experience.
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About Sensei Dean
Sensei Dean Chilton has been training in karate for over 30 years. He has competed in numerous national competitions and international karate competitions. He has studied under top instructors from all over the world and himself is a fully qualified karate instructor certified by JKA Head Office in Japan & England with internationally recognised qualifications.
About Sensei Ohta
Our Chief Instructor is Yoshinobu Ohta, 7th Dan. Ohta Sensei is a graduate of Takushoku University and has also attended the famous Instructors Classes at JKA Headquarters in Japan. Takushoku University in Japan has a tremendous reputation as one of Japan’s strongest Karate clubs and the club coach Ishikawa Sensei encouraged Sensei Ohta to continue studying karate. Many of the JKA’s top sensei’s including Masters Nakayama and Enoeda had previously graduated from Takushoku.
Training at Bayford Karate Club Includes:
Official Shotokan Kata
Where We Train
Bayford Memorial Hall
3 Ashendene Road
Hertford, SG13 8px
Red Belts to Advanced
Thursday Night: 6:30 – 8:30
Advanced Karate Training
Here at Bayford Karate we generally train from yellow belt and above. With Sensei Dean’s experiences of training with high grades from the honbu dojo in Japan, to his weekly training at the honbu dojo in the UK under the tutelage of Ohta Sensei, it means many people come for the advanced training and knowledge that he has.
We hold sessions for advanced coloured and advanced black and brown belt kata. These are for any students of appropriate grade.
Utilising combinations designed to increase ability and use of shotokan techniques for advanced students. Training the body and the mind to work in harmony.
Advanced combinations and techniques for real world applications and competition. Using partners, strike pads, punch bags and multiple opponents.
Come and train in Shotokan Karate
Contact us on:
07900 217 014
Bayford Village Hall
Hertfordshire SG13 8PX