We are deeply saddened to announce the death on Sunday 31st May 2020 of our chairman Gerry Grey.  Gerry has been chairman of SKCE since its foundation in 2010.  He brought with him to the role a wealth of experience and knowledge. SKCE flourished under his calm and measured guidance, benefited from his many wise…

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Sunday, the 27th of June saw the very welcome return of our black and brown belt courses, followed up by a Dan grading for those hopeful Karateka looking to make the next step in their karate journey. The course served as a nice (and timely!) reminder of the standard expected by Sensei Eric, not just…

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Following the latest government announcement that 21 June will be pushed back, please note the SKCE Dan grading will go ahead on Sunday, 27 June. The SKCE Kyu (colour belt) Grading scheduled for Sunday, 11 July will now take place during that week with your instructor at your usual SKCE club venue.

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SKCENGLAND have secured a new dojo in the country’s largest Sports Complex. “Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub.” Gunnersbury Park Popes Lane London W3 8LQ Classes commence Sunday 6th June 2021 9.00-10.00am

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1 November 2020 Karate classes and leisure centres will close from Thursday 5 November 2020 due to the new Government guidelines. The last Karate classes will be Wednesday 4 November 2020. During this closure period, we are planning to run free Karate classes online. To get the most up to date information regarding Karate classes:…

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Please see below a list of SKCE dojos in the London and Stevenage areas, which have re-opened or are about to re-open and the class times for those dojos.   All ages and levels welcome, including beginners.   ****** ACTON High Street, Acton, W3 6NE Sundays 11.30am – 12.30pm BOTWELL East Avenue, Hayes, UB3 2HW…

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Early on in the year Sensei Eric Pich Chief Instructor of SKCENGLAND was ask to collaborate in the making of a revolutionary Karate app . On 1st July along with two SKC instructors, Euan Pich & Sam Hackman they were filmed in a CGI studio ( see photos ) Sensei Eric was the studio motion…

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We’ve got some online lessons up and coming. Join our Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2292852367424605/   And give our page a like here: https://www.facebook.com/ShotokanKarateCentresEngland/   Our first session is here: Topic: Karate 9 April 2020 Time: Apr 9, 2020 07:30 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/706869629… Meeting ID: 706 869 629 Password: 414662 Beginners welcome!    …

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VERY RELUCTANTLY WE HAVE TAKEN THE DECISION TO STOP ALL KARATE CLASSES FROM WEDNESDAY 18 MARCH 2020 IN LINE WITH THE GOVERNMENTS DECISION TO CLOSE SCHOOLS. PLEASE WOULD ALL INSTRUCTORS DO THEIR UTMOST TO COMMUNICATE THIS NEWS TO AS MANY STUDENTS AS POSSIBLE (NOTICES IN DOJOS, VERBAL, SOCIAL MEDIA). WE WILL RESUME LESSONS AS AND…

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After due deliberation it has been decided to change the 5th dan and above grading examination requirements.  This is in order to bring SKCE in line with other major Shotokan associations worldwide. In future only candidates who have been approved by the Chairman and Chief Instructor will be invited to attend a detailed grading and…

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The SKC England invitational Championships were held on Sunday 3rd November 2019 at Brunel University. The following invited associations attended:   FSKA                                       ISKF                                        RIVERSIDE SKC TSK                                         KE/UKA                                  RENGOKAI SKDUN                                   KANKU                                   SASORI   With a total of 452 individual entries and 30 teams, the competition started at 9.30am and finished soon after 7.00pm. With the…

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  In anticipation of our upcoming National Championships, Sensei Eric shared his expertise and vast experience in officiating to ensure everyone is on the ball. The course was well attended with 20 participants and 4 apologies. Those in attendance: J. Tan K. Lall S. Hood P. Hubbard N. Shah E. Pich P. Davis G. Willoughby S. Tracy…

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