JKA Scotland East Region Grading Results. Saturday 15th November 2014

Congratulations to all who passed. Oss Bert Stewart   1st KYU Ethan Schulenburg-Calvert – Musselburgh Dojo 2nd KYU Charlie Scullion – Dalgety Bay Dojo Adam Swift – Dalgety Bay Rachael Millar – Musselburgh Olivia McGowan – Musselburgh Cameron Johnson – Musselburgh 3rd KYU Peter Fairbairn – North Berwick William Hamel -Shillinglaw – North Berwick Sylke …

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JKA Instructors:Passing on the Tradition

JKA Instructors

JKA Instructors:Passing on the Tradition One of the key strengths of the JKA is its method of teaching. All our instructors are dedicated, full-time staff trained specifically to teach karate. Each instructor completes an extensive specialist instructor training program and undergoes rigorous evaluation and testing before being granted his or her instructor qualifications. This unique …

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Master Sugiura Motokuni


Master Sugiura Motokuni A Lifetime of Devotion to Karate Master Sugiura Motokuni was born on Oct 4, 1924 in Aichi Prefecture. His karate career began in his youth, when he became a student of Shotokan karate. At university he studied under Supreme Master Funakoshi Gichin, and especially with Funakoshi’s second son Yoshitaka. He attained his …

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Master Nakayama Masatoshi (1913-1987)


Master Nakayama Masatoshi (1913-1987) Carrying On the Spirit and Tradition of Funakoshi Gichin’s Work Master Nakayama Masatoshi had martial arts in his blood. Born in April 1913 in Yamaguchi Prefecture, he was a descendant of the Sanada clan, in the Nagano region. His ancestors were highly-skilled instructors of kenjutsu (the art of swordsmanship). Upon entering Takushoku University …

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