SHOTOKAN KARATE LEARNING | ENJOYING | ACHIEVING
Are you ready to go on an inspirational
journey of physical and emotional self-discovery?
Jason Lester 4th Dan (left) Stuart Hughes 6th Dan (right)
E.K.A. President E.K.A. Vice President
& Affiliation Officer with Morio Higaonna
with JKA Chief Instructor Ueki Sensei 2013
Kick your way into 2014 and get fighting fit with the E.K.A.
Sensei Jason Lester 4th Dan demonstrates
a tobi-geri against Sensei Stuart Hughes 6th Dan
If you want the best, join the best, there is no sensible alternative
Welcome to the England Karate Association (E.K.A.)
The England Karate Association (E.K.A.) is an independant Worcestershire based Shotokan Karate Organisation, Training University and Shotokan National Governing Body. The E.K.A. is a higher physical education institute and centre of excellence specifically for the special training into the martial art of Traditional Shotokan Karate.
The E.K.A. have two training headquarters locally which are based in Kiderminster and Bromsgrove. The Kidderminster training headquarters founded in 2009 is led by Sensei Jason Lester 4th. The Kidderminster club was formerly Kidderminster Karate Association.
Our Bromsgrove training headquarters is led by Sensei Stuart Hughes 6th Dan. Forge Shotokan Karate Club based at Stoke prior village hall, Bromsgrove was founded by Stuart Hughes in 1982 and was a member of the KUGB untill 2011.
Bromsgrove Dan grade examination 2013
E.K.A. Forge Shotokan training HQ
If you are an individual, karate enthusiast or Shotokan instructor, why not join our professional, prestigious and well structured premier English Karate Organisation and discover the benefits, you will be very impressed by the level of instruction, excpetional value for money and the extensive range of services offered by the E.K.A.
The England Karate Association (E.K.A.) was founded and established in 2011 by Jason Lester and co founder Stuart Hughes to promote and develop the art and practice of Traditional Shotokan Karate to the highest standard, maintaining the old school traditional training methods of Shotokan Karate-Do.
Sensei Jason Lester 4th Dan with two members of the
new 60 and over karate classes in Kidderminster 2014
The E.K.A. provide professional full time tuition, private tuition, ladies only self-defence and fitness classes, 60 and over karate classes, insurance, courses, seminars, regular news letters and updates, the chance to train with top Japanese international instructors, highest quality instruction, licence and examination books, offers membership and official governing body recognition to other clubs and much much more.
Kidderminster Kyu grade examination 2012
E.K.A. Kidderminster Karate training HQ
The E.K.A. is second to none, when you join the England Karate Asociation you can be confident that you will recieive the highest quality instruction and service, our professional coaches and staff are recognised and fully qualified in the karate industry in which they are at the cutting edge of their field.
Karate is also recognised within the educational system and examination boards as a criteria for GCSE and A/AS level in physical education, making karate more popular than ever.
If you are interested in joining our constantly growing, developing and
forward thinking friendly English Shotokan Karate Organisation, or would like more information please find our contact details top left of the page.