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Keikoba Shukokai Karate & Self defence  clubs

Est 1981 - 2022 -  41st Year

Contact Sensei Dave Bowler 8th Dan


 Enrol for your four free lessons, and join our flexible training scheme.

Our safe and friendly clubs welcome children from 6 years old, teenagers, adults and families.

We are an established and unique Shukokai karate in Stoke - on -Trent, taught by full time specialist and founder Sensei Dave Bowler 8th Dan black belt  and a Shukokai gold licence holder with 40 years service and also 48 years experience in training and teaching.

Keikoba was established in 1981, and now after 41  years, three clubs are thriving with over 95 students from beginner to 5th degree black belt. We have trained many students over the past years from beginners to black belt and beyond.

Whether you are a beginner, advanced or just want to get fit and learn self defence , then we have the experience and fully qualified instructors to guide you to reach your goal.
We teach authentic Shukokai karate and self defence effectively and safe to our world recognised style, all at very sensible prices.

What our classes are based upon -  fitness, self defence, confidence building, discipline / respect, self esteem, making new friends, 2nd addition of the new grading syllabus, competition techniques, combat techniques.
Each class is taught with different ideas, which can be fun and energetic.

Private tuition is available, either hall hire or home location, appointment only, to be used towards pre-grading build up or self defence, etc.
With convenient times to suit.
To book your appointment contact 07984482264

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Aikido Takedown
Karate Belt
Karate Black Belt
Karate Practice


Education - Exploration - Satisfaction

We founded Keikoba Shukokai Karate with one goal in mind: giving our students the best, most rewarding learning experience.
Our passionate and skilled team of instructor's are here to help students achieve their goals. Are you ready to reach your potential? Join us today! Give us a call 07984482264

Thank you very much for coming and teaching us self defence, we learnt so much and had some good fun - 1st Keele brownies & Madeley Rangers. (January 2011)


Thanks for all your guidance and support over the last six years.  Joel, 1st Dan (November 2017)

Thank you so much for all the work you have put into getting me through my black belt  grading and all your help over the years. James Tierney (November 2017)


Beginners classes now have availability at our three clubs.

Please visit venues page for directions and information.

( First 4 lessons Free) 

Karate Belt
Aikido Takedown


Karate Black Belt


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