A collection of links to other places on the net that we think you will find very useful. These links are in no particular order.

Amateur Martial Association


The largest multi-style association of martial arts in Great Britain. Visit – click here

Iain Abernethy

Iain is one of the UK’s leading exponents of applied karate. Well known for his work on the pragmatic use of the techniques and concepts recorded in traditional kata. Iain runs regular seminars which are a must for anyone wishing to develop their Karate understanding and real-life skill. Visit – click here

Geoff Thompson

Geoff Thompson, Chief Instructor of the British Combat Association along with Peter Consterdine. High ranking in Karate and Judo. Famous for real-life application of his martial arts skills and knowledge then followed this by living out his dream of becoming a writer. Geoff is now a BAFTA award winning scriptwriter. Geoff is one of the reasons our club exists today. If you get the chance to train with Geoff or Peter… TAKE IT!

Rakesh Patel

Rakesh is ranked 5th Dan in Shotokan Karate with NAKMAS and The British Combat Association. Rakesh also holds an Instructor qualification awarded by Iain Abernethy for the instruction of Bunkai and the practical application of Karate. Visit – click here

Uechi-Ryu Journal

The primary function of the Uechi-Ryu Journal is to provide a freely accessible journal on a quarterly basis through the user friendly and highly accessible medium of the Internet, that widens the target audience and authorship of interested Uechi-Ryu stylists. Visit – click here

English Karate Federation

The EKF is recognised as the official governing body for English Karate by the British Karate Federation, European Karate Federation and World Karate Federation. Visit – click here