Shidokan karate knock-downs


Shihan Burnel prepares for his 6th dan grading (Jan 2005)




This style is the triathlon of martial arts, encompassing knock down (bare knuckle), Thai boxing and grappling.

For inner strength, strong techniques and supreme fitness, Shidokan karate is the style for you.

Shidokan GB is a non-profit making organisation dedicated to training and developing the style of karate created by Kancho Yoshiji Soeno 9th dan.

We welcome all like minded karateka and dojos who wish to join to contact us

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London, City Sport, 124 Goswell Road, EC1V 7DP

St Neots, One Leisure, PE19 2SA

York, David Lloyd Health Club, YO10 3LG

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Update: 26 October 2014

Shihan Burnel promoted to nanadan 7th dan

Kancho Soeno announced at the 34th All Japan Strong tournament held in Yokohama that Shihan Burnel had been promoted to nanadan, 7th dan.

Shidokan GB London timetable

Tuesdays 7.30pm / Sundays 11.15am, London, City Sport, 124 Goswell Road, EC1V 7DP

Kancho Soeno attends gala, blackbelt grading

On 31 May and 1 June of this year Kancho Soeno was in the south of France to attend a Shidokan Gala and blackbelt grading... read story here!