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Welcome to ....... 

Keikoba Shukokai Karate & Self defence 

Est  1981 - 2021

40th Anniversary year

Contact Sensei Dave Bowler


40th Anniversary year offer :  Enrol for four free lessons and free club membership.

Our safe and friendly clubs welcome children from 5 years old, teenagers, adults and families.

We are an established and unique Shukokai karate based in Stoke - on -Trent, taught by full time specialist and founder Sensei Dave Bowler 8th degree black belt and a gold licence holder for 40 years service, also with 47 years experience in training and teaching.

Keikoba was established in 1981, and now after 40  years, three clubs are thriving with over 70 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.

Classes are based upon -  fitness, self defence, confidence building, discipline, self esteem, meeting new friends,    new grading syllabus, competition techniques.
Each class is taught with different ideas, which can be fun and energetic.

Private tuition is available either with virtual zoom , 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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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 members are here to help students achieve their goals. Are you ready to reach your potential? Join us today!

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.

(4 lessons Free) plus no club membership to pay.

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Thanks for getting in touch!