Welcome to Shidokan GB!

Shidokan is a style of Karate described as the triathlon of Martial Arts as it encompasses Karate, kickboxing and grappling.

We have exceptional Martial Art tuition under the direction of Branch Chief Shihan JJ Burnel, the only 7th Dan of Shidokan in Great Britain.

Shidokan GB is affiliated to The World Karate Association and is a non profit organisation dedicated to training and developing the style of Karate created by Kancho Yoshiji Soeno 10th Dan, founder and living master of Shidokan.

We welcome all like minded karateka who wish to join us, first lesson is free!

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The Dojokun

Keep the Samurai spirit

Improve your character, be polite to others

Train your mind and body

Live in a simple way, love all mankind, respect providence

Self seek fight is not allowed

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Latest News

Grading Presentation!
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Very pleased to announce that Senpai Steve Shipp and Senpai Nicole Michaels were awarded their 3rd dan and 1st dan respectively by Shihan JJ Burnel on Tuesday 18th September at the London dojo.... Read More

We’re on Instagram!
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We now have an Instagram page so pop over and give us a follow to keep up to date on classes, seminars, gradings and much more. Click here to visit the page. OSU Read More