Formed in 2007, the Shotokan Ryu Karate Kyokai Kokusai (translated as “Shotokan Style Karate Association International”)is a reputable Karate association dedicated to teaching high class traditional SHOTOKAN KARATE as passed down by Master Funakoshi and Master Nakayama of the Japan Karate Association and the later teachings of Asai Sensei. All Dojo within S.K.K.K teaches traditional Shotokan Karate.
The S.K.K.K. is an association in its own right and has a number of clubs throughout the South East of England with the Honbu Dojo (head club) based in Sidcup Kent and is licenced and insured through Allianz Insurance Plc through their Martial Guard Scheme issued by TL Risk Solutions. S.K.K.K. is affiliated and recognised by the World JKA Karate Association of which it is the UK lead Association.
All instructors within the S.K.K.K. are CRB cleared, full first aid trained and have followed and qualified in a structured Instructors Programme based on current sports and local authority requirements.
S.K.K.K. hold courses several times each year with top Karate Sensei such as Colin Putt Sensei, Namiki Sensei, Dave Hooper Sensei, to name but a few. In addition the association holds an annual National Championships which all members are encouraged to attend.
In 2011, S.K.K.K. became international with the joining of a very high standard Shotokan group from Hungary -
F.F.K.E, headed up by Tibor Santa Sensei, 4th Dan. S.K.K.K.
is proud to have this group as part of its family.