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Shotokan Karate

Shotokan Karate Sports Club

Welcome to the University of Warwick Shotokan Karate Club

 

WHAT?

Karate is a form of self defence, literally meaning "empty hand" which symbolizes that its practitioners (Karateka) are unarmed but will use hands and feet for blocking and striking. Our sessions cover a whole range of Kihon (basics), Kumite (sparring), Kata (technical form) and self-defence. This martial art is especially for you if you wish to build on your mental and physical fitness, and increase your self confidence and awareness. 

WHEN + WHERE?

There are four training sessions per week and one grading per term where the members are examined on a series of kicks, punches and blocks of varying levels of difficulty and when successful are awarded new belts. Our training times are:

Monday: 20:00-21:30 - Combat Room 

Tuesday: 18:00-19:30 - Multi purpose room

Thursday: 16:30-18:00 - Studio 1

Saturday: 11:00-13:00 - Combat room (Casual Session)

WHO?

The sessions are taken by club founder and senior instructor from the KUGB, Sensei Frankie Heydari. He has practiced karate throughout his life and has a huge amount of expertise and knowledge about karate, so we are very lucky at this club to have such a great instructor. Your club exec for 2019/20 are:

PRESIDENT: Despoina Dadarou

TREASURER: Natasha Wong

SOCIAL SEC: Sarah Hanrahan

WOMENS CAPTAIN: Marina Pinedo

MENS CAPTAIN: Farbohd Monsef

KIT SEC: Emma Blum-Horobin

SOCIAL MEDIA SEC: Helena Hery

WELFARE OFFICER: Laura Connelly 

WHY?

After reading this page, why wouldn't you want to join?! Remember, ALL abilities are welcome and your first session is FREE. For more information please like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/warwickshotokankarate or message us directly.

See you in training,

The University of Warwick Shotokan Karate Club

Club Constitution

Links to pay for Training Fees
To come along to our sessions there will be a training fee, which pays our amazing instructor Frankie, and contributes to the general running of the club. Paying training fees per year gives you a term for free!
Autumn: https://www.warwicksu.com/shop/product/10170210/
Spring: https://www.warwicksu.com/shop/product/10170220/
Summer: https://www.warwicksu.com/shop/product/10170230/
Per year(3 terms!): https://www.warwicksu.com/shop/product/10170240/

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This is an On Campus club. You’ll need a Warwick Sport Club Pass as well as a Sports Federation membership.

This is an Off Campus club. You’ll need a Warwick Sport Club Pass as well as a Sports Federation membership. Find out more about joining clubs here.

Current students should purchase the Shotokan Karate Standard Membership below.

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