Jump to navigation

News

KUGB National Youth Championships 2017

The 2017 KUGB National Youth Championships took place at the Queen's Park Sports Centre, Chesterfield on Saturday 1st July. The event, which is for Karateka under 21 years old, attracts competitors from all over the UK and Ireland...

Read more

Sunderland Karate Championships 2017

Congratulations to everyone who competed at the 8th Sunderland Karate Championship on Sunday 18th June 2017. An excellent showing of skill and determination from the competitiors. Well done everyone.

Read more

City of Liverpool Youth Championships 2017

On Saturday 27th May 2017, Sendai Kushiro members competed at the Liverpool Youth Championships. All of the members performed very well, showed an...

Read more

KUGB National Championships 2017

On Saturday, 6th May, the KUGB celebrated its 51st National Championship with competitors from all over the UK and Ireland traveling to the Barclaycard Arena....

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam 1/2 2017

Congratulations to everyone who competed at the KUGB Grand Slam. This event was ...

Read more

KUGB England Squad Selection 2017

The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 28rd and 29th January in Liverpool. Hopefuls from all over the country attended hoping...

Read more

ESKA European Shotokan Championships 2016

Karateka from all over Europe descended on the seaside town of Chalkida, Greece, to compete at the European Shotokan Karate-Do Association (ESKA) Championships between 25-27th November. With competitors from twenty-four different countries, the tournament ran...

Read more

KUGB Northern Region Championships 2016

Many congratulations to all of our members that competed at the KUGB Northern Region Championships yesterday. The event was the largest entry for over 10 years and...

Read more

KUGB Shotokan Cup 2016

Congratulations to all of our members who competed at the KUGB Shotokan Cup on Saturday 18th September. The standard of the event was excellent....

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam September 2016

On Saturday 3rd September 2016 we had some of our members competing at the KUGB Grand Slam...

Read more

KUGB National Youth Championships 2016

Many congratulations to all of the Sendai Kushiro Karate team today. An excellent performance from our competitors at the KUGB National....

Read more

7th Sunderland Karate Championships

Congratulations to everyone who competed at the 7th Sunderland Karate Championship today. An excellent showing of skill and determination from the competitiors. An excellent turnout of competitors with...

Read more

Liverpool Youth Championships 2016

Many congratulations to our members who competed at the Liverpool Youth Championships....

Read more

50th KUGB National Championships

The 50th KUGB National Championships took place on Saturday 7th May 2016 at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Sensei John Bruce, Sam Light and Jamie Allan performed a demonstration in the finals that was greatly appreciated by the crowd. The Sendai Kushiro club took a team of selected...

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam - February 2016

Many Congratulations to all of the National squad members from Sendai Kushiro on an excellent performance at the Grand Slam on...

Read more

KUGB England Squad Selections 2016

The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 23rd and 24th January (Kumite) and 30th January (Kata) at the Liverpool Red Triangle dojo.

Read more

ESKA 2015 - Crawley, England

Karateka from all around Europe arrived in Crawley as the KUGB hosted the ESKA European Championships at the K2 Arena over the weekend of 28/29th November. With over...

Read more

WSKA 2015 - Bielsko Biala, Poland

Karateka from all around the world traveled to Poland for the biannual World Shotokan Karate Association (WSKA) Championships held in.....

Read more

KUGB Northern Region Championships 2015

A huge congratulations to all of the Sendai Kushiro Karate members on an excellent day at the 2015 KUGB...

Read more

The Shotokan Cup - 2015

Many congratulations to all of the Sendai Kushiro Karate team who competed at the 40th Shotokan Cup. Each squad member performed outstandingly with many...

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam August 2015

Many congratulations to everyone who competed at the KUGB Grand Slam at...

Read more

KUGB National Youth Championships 2015

A huge congratulations to the Sendai Kushiro Karate Team that competed at the KUGB National Youth Championships. This event brings the very best...

Read more

Sunderland Karate Championships 2015

On Sunday 7th June the 6th Sunderland Karate Championships took place at CitySpace, Sunderland. Many competitors and spectators from across the region supported the event. This year we had a record...

Read more

Liverpool Youth Championships 2015

Many congratulations to our members who competed at the Liverpool Youth Championships on Saturday 30th May at Toxteth FireFit Hub, Liverpool.

Read more

English Karate Council Championships 2015

On Sunday the 17th May, members of the Karate Union of Great Britain England Squad entered the 1st English Karate Council National Championships in Sheffield.

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam 2015 1/2

Many Congratulations to all of the National squad members from Sendai Kushiro on an excellent performance at the Grand Slam on...

Read more

49th KUGB National Championships

The 49th KUGB National Championships took place on Saturday 2nd May 2015 at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham (Formerly The National Indoor Arena). Members of Sendai Kushiro...

Read more

KUGB England Squad Selection 2015

The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 24th and 25th January (Kumite) and 31st January (Kata) at the Liverpool Red Triangle dojo. Hopefuls from

Read more

ESKA 2014 - Zurich

Karateka from all over Europe arrived in Zurich, Switzerland to compete at the European Shotokan Karate-Do Association (ESKA) Championships over the weekend of 28th-30th November. With competitors from...

Read more

KUGB Northern Regions 2014

Many congratulations to Sendai Kushiro Karate members on a fantastic performance at the KUGB Northern Region Championships on Saturday 25th October. Our full results are ...

Read more

KUGB Shotokan Cup 2014

The KUGB Shotokan Cup took place on Saturday 13th September 2014 at Queens Park Sports Centre. A huge increase in competitors and...

Read more

Grand Slam 2014 2/2

Many Congratulations to Holly Sterling, Martin Fraser, Sam Light, Beth Nicholson, Ryan Spencer, Alice Jewitt, Adam Gibson, Bethaney Miller and Jamie Allan on an excellent performance at the Grand Slam on Saturday 30th September 2014.

Read more

KUGB National Youth Championships 2014

A huge congratulations to the Sendai Kushiro Karate Team that competed at the KUGB National Youth Championships. This championships brings the best young competitors of the KUGB together and the standard was yet again extremely...

Read more

5th Sunderland Karate Championships 2014

On Sunday 8th June the 5th Sunderland Karate Championships took place at City Space, Sunderland. Many competitors and spectators from across the region...

Read more

Liverpool Youth Championships 2014

Many congratulations to our members who competed at the Liverpool Youth Championships on ...

Read more

KUGB Nationals 2014

The 48th KUGB National Championships took place on Saturday 3rd May 2014 at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham.

Read more

Grand Slam 2014 1/2

Many Congratulations to Holly Sterling, Martin Fraser, Sam Light, Beth Nicholson, Tomoko Asanuma, Alice Jewitt, Adam Gibson, Alice Jewitt and Jamie Allan...

Read more

2014 KUGB England Squad Selections

The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 25th and 26th January (Kumite) and 1st February (Kata) at the Liverpool Red Triangle dojo. Hopefuls from all over the country attended hoping to impress England coaches...

Read more

Sendai Kushiro Christmas Party/Awards Evening 2013

The 2013 Sendai Kushiro Christmas party and Awards evening took place at Virgin Active (Health and Racquets Club). This years event was fantastically organised by Gary and Angela Miller, and Simon and Anthea Brown. The evening included ...

Read more

ESKA European Championships 2013

Karateka from all over Europe descended on the seaside town of Povoa de Parzim, Portugal to compete at the European Shotokan Karate-Do Association (ESKA) Championships over the weekend of 22-24 November. With competitors from 20 different countries ...

Read more

KUGB Northern Regions - 2013

On Saturday 26th October 2013 CitySpace, University of Sunderland hosted The 40th KUGB Northern Region Championships. The day started with eliminations in both Kata and Kumite. Over 25 clubs from as far as Liverpool and the Lake District travelled ...

Read more

WSKA World Championships 2013

On 27th and 28th September 2013 the World Shotokan Karate Championships took place at The Echo arena, Liverpool. Approximately thirty countries and 800 competitors’s made the trip to Liverpool for what was an outstanding event with spectators that raised the roof...

Read more

Christmas Training Times

Check Here for Christmas training times

Read more

KUGB Shotokan Cup

The KUGB's 38th Shotokan Cup took place on Saturday 14th September at the Queens Park Leisure Centre in Chesterfield.The event is open to Black and Brown Belts and always ...

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam 2/2

Congratulations to Martin Fraser, Chris Hamilton, Sam Light, Beth Nicholson, Ryan Spencer and Joshua Campbell on an excellent performance at the Grand Slam on Saturday 31st August 2013.

Read more

KUGB National Youth Championships

Many congratulations to all our our Sendai Kushiro Karate Team that competed at the KUGB National Youth Championship on Saturday...

Read more

The 4th Sunderland Karate Championships

On Sunday 23rd June the 4th Sunderland Karate Championships took place at City Space, Sunderland. Over 160 competitors and 200 spectators supported the event. This year we had various VIPs attending including the...

Read more

Liverpool Youth Championships 2013

Many congratulations to our members who competed at the Liverpool Youth Championships on Saturday 1st June at...

Read more

47th KUGB National Championships

The 47th KUGB National Championships took place on Saturday 4th May 201 at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham. Members of Sendai Kushiro performed a demonstration in the finals that was greatly appreciated by the crowd. The Sendai Kushiro club took a team of selected competitors, all of...

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam 1/2

Many Congratulations to Holly Sterling, Martin Fraser, Chris Hamilton, Sam Light, Beth Nicholson, Ryan Spencer and Joshua Campbell on an excellent performance at the Grand Slam on ...

Read more

KUGB England Squad Selections

The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 26th and 27th January (Kumite) and 2nd February (Kata) at the Liverpool Red Triangle...

Read more

ESKA 2012

The KUGB England Team returned from the European Shotokan Karate-do Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. Sendai Kushiro members, Holly Sterling, Megan Dent, Chris Hamilton, Sam Light and Beth Nicholson were...

Read more

Sendai Kushiro Awards Evening 2012

The 2012 Sendai Kushiro Christmas party and Awards evening took place at Virgin Active (Health and Racquets Club). This years event was fantastically organised by Gary and Angela Miller, and Simon and Anthea Brown. The evening included ...

Read more

Seahouses Competition 2012

Many Congratulations to all Sendai Kushiro Karate members who travelled to the Seahouses Children's competition yesterday. We had some fantastic results across the events (winning 10 out of 16 events) but it was the ...

Read more

2012 KUGB Northern Region Championships

City Space proved again to be a brilliant venue for the event and what a brilliant event it turned out to be. Spectators filled out the 400 seats. The atmosphere was fantastic it seemed to have a real buzz about the place. All Sendai Kushiro competitors....

Read more

2012 Shotokan Cup

The KUGB’s 37th Shotokan Cup took place on Saturday 15th September at the Queens Park Leisure Centre, Chesterfield. There were many outstanding performances from our members, particularly....

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam 2/2 2012

Many Congratulations to Martin Fraser, Megan Dent, Chris Hamilton, Sam Light, Beth Nicholson and Ryan Spencer on an excellent performance at the.....

Read more

Northern Region Kumite Development Squad

The KUGB’s newly formed Northern Region Kumite Development Squad took place on Sunday 15th July 2012 at the Leeds Shotokan Dojo. Many students travelled from all over the North and also KUGB members from the Central and Southern ...

Read more

KUGB National Youth Championships 2012

On Saturday 7th July, Queens Park Sports Centre, Chesterfield hosted the 2012 KUGB National Youth Championships. As always the standard of this event is extremely high.

Read more

3rd Sunderland Championships

On Sunday 1st July the 3rd Sunderland Karate Championships took place at City Space, Sunderland. Over 160 competitors and 200 spectators supported the event. This year additional clubs entered the competition from ...

Read more

KUGB National Champinships 2012

The 46th KUGB National Championships took place on Saturday 5th May 2012 at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham. Members of Sendai Kushiro also performed a demonstration in the finals that was greatly appreciated ...

Read more

North West Open 2012

Many congratulations to all competitors that competed at The 43rd North West Open Karate Championships on Saturday 10th March 2012

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam 2012

Many Congratulations to Holly Sterling, Megan Dent, Chris Hamilton, Sam Light, Beth Nicholson and Ryan Spencer on an excellent performance at the Grand Slam on Saturday 25th February 2012.

Read more

KUGB England Squad Selection 2012

The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 28th and 29th January (Kumite) and 4th February (Kata) at the Liverpool Red Triangle dojo. Hopefuls from all over the country attended hoping to impress ...

Read more

Sendai Kushiro Awards Evening 2011

This years Sendai Kushiro Christmas party and Awards evening took place at Ashbrooke Cricket Club. This years event was ...

Read more

Seahouses Competition 2011

Sendai and Kushiro members have returned from the annual Seahouses children’s competition as club champions for the ...

Read more

ESKA 2011

The KUGB England Team returned from the European Shotokan Karate-do Championships in Bielsko-Biala, Poland. Sendai Kushiro members, Sensei John James Bruce, Holly Sterling, Megan Dent and Chris Hamilton were selected as part ...

Read more

KUGB Northern Region Championships 2011

City Space proved again to be a brilliant venue for the event and what a brilliant event it turned out to be. The atmosphere was fantastic it seemed to have a real buzz about the place. All Sendai Kushiro competitors ...

Read more

Sendai Kushiro Club Competition 2011

City Space at the University of Sunderland on Sunday 23rd October 2011 hosted the 4th Sendai Kushiro club competition. The event was again popular with competitors and spectators, which created a great buzz throughout the day. Excellent performances from...

Read more

The Shotokan Cup 2011

The KUGB’s 36th Shotokan Cup took place on Saturday 24th September at the Queens Park Leisure Centre, Chesterfield. There were many outstanding performances from our members, particularly...

Read more

WSKA World Championships 2011

Three Sendai Kushiro Karate members, John James Bruce, Holly Sterling and Megan Dent were selected to represent England at the World Shotokan Karate-do Association Championships in Chicago, USA. The event took place over two days with...

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam August 2011

Many Congratulations to Megan Dent, Chris Hamilton, Sam Light and Beth Nicholson on an excellent performance at the Grand ...

Read more

KUGB National Youth Championships 2011

Queens Park Sports Centre, Chesterfield hosted the 2011 KUGB National Youth Championships. Competitors numbers were increased by 10% on the previous year (which was up 25% on the previous year) and the standard was ...

Read more

2nd Sunderland Championships

On Sunday 12th June the Sunderland Karate Championships took place at City Space, Sunderland. Over 300 competitors and supported the event, now in its second year. The competition is aimed at encouraging...

Read more

Liverpool Youth Championships

Many congratulations to our members who competed at the Liverpool Youth Championships....

Read more

45th KUGB National Championships

The 45th KUGB National Championships took place on Saturday 14th May 2011 at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham. Sendai Kushiro took a team of

Read more

British University and Colleges Sport - Karate

Congratulations to Hsu Wei Fu, Mark Holt, Mark Junkin and Beth Junkin from Sendai Kushiro and David Westgarth from ASK on representing the University of Sunderland ...

Read more

North West Open 2011

Many congratulations to all competitors that competed at the North West Open. Many of our competitors progressed to the final stages ...

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam 2011

Many Congratulations to John James Bruce, Holly Sterling, Megan Dent, Chris Hamilton, Sam Light and Beth Nicholson on an excellent performance at the Grand Slam on Saturday 26th February 2011...

Read more

KUGB England Squad Selection 2011

The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 29th and 30th January (Kumite) and 5th February (Kata) at the famous Liverpool Red Triangle dojo. Hopefuls from all over the country...

Read more

Awards Evening 2010

2010 ended with our very popular awards evening. The event had various party games that both children and adults took part in along with...

Read more

ESKA 2010

The England Team has recently returned from the European Shotokan Karate Championships in Koblenz, Germany. Sendai Kushiro members, Sensei John James Bruce, Holly Sterling and Megan Dent were selected as part of a very...

Read more

Seahouses Children's Competition

Sendai and Kushiro members have returned from the annual Seahouses children’s competition as club champions for the fifth year in a row. Excellent performances from everyone at the club starting in the low grade events all the way through...

Read more

Northern Region Championships 2010

City Space proved again to be a brilliant venue for the event and what a brilliant event it turned out to be. Competitors entries were up 25% and spectators filled out the 400 seats. The atmosphere was fantastic it seemed to have a real buzz...

Read more

Sendai Kushiro Club Competition 2010

City Space at the University of Sunderland on Sunday 10th October 2010 hosted the 3rd Sendai and Kushiro club competition. The event was again popular with competitors and spectators, which created a great buzz throughout...

Read more

KUGB Shotokan Cup 2010

The KUGB’s 35th Shotokan Cup took place on Saturday 4th September at the Queens Park Leisure Centre, Chesterfield. There were many outstanding performances from our members, particularly Sensei John James Bruce...

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam 2010

Many Congratulations to John James Bruce, Tracy Bruce, Megan Dent , Chris Hamilton and Sam Light on an excellent performance at the Grand Slam...

Read more

Cando Martial Arts - Course Review

We had an excellent morning with Sensei Bruce and Sensei Sterling, who immediately recognised the needs of our students and adapted their coaching so that both high grades (3rd Kyu – 3rd Dan) and lower grades...

Read more

National Youth Championships 2010

Queens Park Sports Centre, Chesterfield hosted the 2010 KUGB National Youth Championships. Competitors numbers were increased by 25% on the previous year and the standard was again very high. Sendai Kushiro selected a team...

Read more

1st Sunderland Karate Championships 2010

On Sunday 20th June the 1st Sunderland Karate Championships took place at City Space, Sunderland. Although the event clashed with Fathers Day it didnt stop 130 competitors and nearly 200 spectators supporting the event...

Read more

Liverpool Youth Championships 2010

Many congratulations to our members who competed at the Liverpool Youth Championships on Saturday 30th May at Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool. All of our members who entered the competition performed excellently...

Read more

KUGB National Championships 2010

The 44th KUGB National Championships took place on Saturday 15th May 2010 at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham. Sendai and Kushiro took a team of 10 competitors, all of whom performed impressively, taking five GOLD medals and...

Read more

North West Open 2010

Many congratulations to all competitors that competed at the North West Open. Many of our competitors progressed to the final stages and only narrowly missed out on the finals. Kirsty Askew went one step further taking 4th place in the Senior Ladies Kata event...

Read more

BUCS Karate Championship 2010

Holly Sterling, Petra Bartosova and Mark Junkin all represented the University of Sunderland at the BUCS karate tournament last weekend. Petra and Mark both competing for their very first time performed very well but didn't manage to progress to a medal position...

Read more

KUGB Grand Slam 2010

Many Congratulations to John James Bruce, Tracy Bruce, Holly Sterling, Megan Dent, Chris Hamilton and Sam Light on an excellent performance at the Grand Slam...

Read more

KUGB England Squad Selections 2010

The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 30th and 31st January (Kumite) and 6th February (Kata) at the famous Liverpool Red Triangle dojo. Hopefuls from all over the country attended hoping to impress England coaches Sensei Sherry 8th Dan and Sensei Brennan 7th Dan...

Read more

Our classes...

A range of classes are available including beginners classes for Adults, Children's classes, Family classes, Advanced classes and Private classes.

How to join

Upcoming events...

Advanced Kata and Kumite 2017

26th and 27th August 2017 (TBC)

CitySpace, University of Sunderland

View event info

Sendai Kushiro Kyu Grading

Sunday 10th September 2017 (10 - 7pm)

CitySpace, University of Sunderland

View event info

View all events

Our times...

Mon East Herrington Primary School, Sunderland
Mixed class 6 - 7.30pm
St Mary's Church Hall, Easington Village
Mixed class 6 - 7.30pm
Greenhills Centre, Wheatley Hill
Mixed class 6.15 - 7.45pm
Tues Crowtree Leisure Centre, Sunderland
Children's class 5 - 6pm
Senior class 6 -7.30pm
Wed St Mary's Church Hall, Easington Village
Mixed class 6 - 7.30pm
Thurs Crowtree Leisure Centre, Sunderland
Children's class 5 - 6pm
Senior class 6 -7.30pm
City Space, University of Sunderland
Adult beginners class 8 - 9pm
Sat Raich Carter Sports Centre, Sunderland
Children's class 12.15 - 1.15pm
Senior class 1.15 - 2.45pm

Youtube channel

Our Facebook page

0191 711 2796

info@sendaiskc.co.uk