Mushin Shotokan Karate
Andover’s Karate And Martial Arts Club
Mushin Shotokan Karate Club is a small but friendly Karate club that is a member of the British Traditional Karate Association. Our style of Karate is Shotokan which is considered to be one of the strongest styles of Karate.
We believe that in order to get the most out of training it is important that it is enjoyable and varied. Karate can be a repetitive Martial Art, however by delivering a varied and enjoyable lesson, it is not considered to be repetitive. All Instructors and fully qualified and insured.
Suitable for all ages and abilities
Karate is suitable for all ages from 8-80 and with all levels of fitness
All of our classes are tailored to meet age and ability needs to ensure that safest and most rewarding of experiences
Some of the benefits of training in karate can be:
- Improvement of core Strength
- Improvement of personal confidence
- Weight loss (in conjunction with diet)
- Self discipline and control
- Increased flexibility
- Learn self-defense techniques
- Improvement of mental attitude and goal setting and achievement
- Coordination and balance
Andover Karate Club is a member of the English Karate Federation and therefore the World Karate Federation (the only karate federation recognized by the Internatinal Olympic committee (IOC).
Because of this connection all the grades are fully endorsed and recognized around the world.
The next karate grading for the club will take place at the progression fitness centre on Tuesday 24 May 2016. There will be a hours lesson before the grading starts with the grading taking place at the end of the lesson.
Congratulations to all those that passed their grading in October, We happy to say that we now have a new 3rd dan and 3 more 1st dans in the club.
The next grading will take place on Saturday 3 October 2015. This grading will be conducted by Sensei Chris Thompson. We hopefully will have Karataka going for 3rd and 1st Dans. More details will come out closer to time.