Sensei Fred Jones 7th Dan - Sensei Emma Reid 4th Dan - Sensei Darren Bates 3rd Dan
THE FOUNDER OF SHOTOKAN KARATE AND FATHER OF MODERN DAY KARATE
Sensei Fred Jones; Black Belt 8th Dan (JSKA)
Sensei Fred Jones was successful in achieving his 5th dan in 2003, Showing his knowlage of all 26 Shotokan Kata and perform the Bunkai. He showed his technical ability in demonstrating how to perform the 360% jumping kick in the Kata Unsu.
Sensei Jones has competed in many Regional and National Championships and has been placed on numerous occasions, including BSK Grand Champion,
held at St Helens in 1993. Entred his final competition AMA National Championships in 2017 and took second place in Mens Senior Kata.
He has also taught competitors to World Championship level, Example is students winning meadles at the JKA World Championships in Holland 1996.
Gained 6th Dan (Rokudan)
Graded by a panel headed by Sensei Charles Gidley 9th Dan.
Awarded 7th Dan BSKI.
Awarded 8th Dan BSKI 2021.
Sensei Emma Reid; Black Belt 4th Dan (JSKA)
Sensei Emma Reid :- Clubs Secretary and the clubs Female Instructor. Has competed and been placed in both regional and national championships.