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Welcome to the official site for the
England Karate Association (E.K.A.)
Sensei Jason Lester 4th Dan Sensei Stuart Hughes 6th Dan E.K.A. President E.K.A. Vice President
Affiliation Officer Chief Instructor
E.K.A. Governing Body and Technical Commitee
The England Karate Association (E.K.A.) is a non-profit independent Shotokan Karate Organisation and National Governing Body. The E.K.A. welcomes new members at any time, whether you are a novice, karate enthusiast, shotokan instructor, small group, club, association or from a different style of karate.
The England Karate Association (E.K.A.) was founded in 2011 by Jason Lester 4th Dan and co-founder Stuart Hughes 6th Dan to promote and develop the art and practice of Shotokan Karate and help improve the image of Traditional Karate. Since being established the E.K.A. have built a reputation for producing students and instructors of the highest standards.
The England Karate Association follow the teachings of Master Gichin Funakoshi 5th Dan (1868-1957), the founder of Shotokan Karate.
Times have changed but our Karate has not, we remain 'old school' in our tradition and education, our E.K.A. organisation do not take part in any aspect of sport karate.
Locally, we have a number of E.K.A. Karate clubs in Kidderminster and Bromsgrove. Classes are hard work and challenging, yet rewarding. Our aim is to teach and promote Shotokan Karate to the highest technical standard in a caring, safe environment where adults, teenagers and children can learn the art of Shotokan Karate. The E.K.A. offer individuals their first lesson Free of charge.
Outside of these areas we offer Free membership and Official Governing Body Recognition to all Shotokan students, instructors, groups, clubs and associations throughout England, Scotland and Wales. The E.K.A. offers all members great opportunities including Kyu and Dan grade advancment, courses, seminars and the chance to train with top international Japanese and Okinawan instructors.
If you would like to join one of our E.K.A. Shotokan Karate clubs in Kidderminster or Bromsgrove, affiliate your Shotokan Dojo or would like more information about the E.KA., please contact us via our contact page top left.