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Connect with other Honbu Members

We are pleased to be able to offer Honbu members the opportunity to connect with other students and Instructors who train in Washinkai.

We are proud of our membership to the British Traditional Karate Association, in our opinion one of the best groups in the UK.

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Why The Honbu & Washinkai?

A purpose built dojo and one of the most comprehensive forms of Karate ever invented, a perfect combination!

Proven Track Record

Washinkai Karate was created in 1977 by Shihan Chris Thompson and since its inception has gone from strength to strength. The Honbu is proud of its strong links with Shihan Thompson who is a regular visitor to the dojo.

Qualified Instructors

All Instructors of Washinkai Karate go through a rigorous selection process and training scheme. All of our instructors are experienced black belts and have studied Karate for a number of years under Shihan Thompson.

Established Syllabus

Washinkai Karate can claim the distinction of being recognised by the Japan Karate Federation as a complete style. You will learn all aspects of Karate, as well as punches and kicks there are holds, locks, throws and takedowns.

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