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Jan 2021
Training is suspended due to the current lockdown. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for any updates. Stay safe - and keep up your training at home if you can!

Dec 2020
Many congratulations to all those who graded at the recent SKK Yudansha - well done Maggie and Julian on 1st Dan!

Sep 2020
Training at Imberhorne School has resumed on a limited basis, with no more than 5 students per session. If you'd like to train please contact us first for availability and our COVID safety plan.

Mar 2020
All training is suspended until further notice as of 23 March 2020. This is a safety measure to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for any updates. Stay safe - and keep up your training at home if you can!

Feb 2020
We are running a new beginners' course on Wednesdays from 26 Feb for 4 weeks (26 Feb, and 4, 11 and 18 Mar). They take place at Lower Imberhorne School from 6.30 - 7.15 pm.

Aug 2019
Congratulations to Lee and Julian on their recent gradings to 6th kyu and 2nd kyu - very well deserved.
And we're very sad to be saying goodbye to club founding member, Mark, who is moving away from the area and will be very much missed.

Apologies for the gap - problems with the website meant I've been unable to update anything for a while.


Nov 2017
Welll done Andy and Tom for gaining 1st Dan at the November Kenkyujo Yudansha - very well deserved.

Jun 2017
Many congratulations to Denise on passing her 6th kyu grading.

Feb 2017
We're very sad to announce that Sensei Lindsey Musing has passed away. More here.

17 Nov 2016
Congratulations Keith on gaining 2nd Dan, and Andy 1st Kyu.

28 Nov 2015
Final Kenkyujo Yudansha of 2015 with Sensei Dorian Fretwell.

11 Aug 2015
An excellent Yudansha hosted at the Windsor Kobukan with Kyoshi Roger Carpenter.

July 2015
Kanzenki Shotokan is now run by Garen Ewing. Please see more details here.

26 + 28 May 2015
Many thanks to Sensei Dorian Fretwell and his students for welcoming us to their West Hoathly dojo while ours was closed for the week. Great training.

24 Nov 2014
Many thanks to guest Sensei Jason Hadley (4th Dan) for an excellent training session.

20 Oct 2014
We had a fantastic training session with Sensei Dorian Fretwell (7th Dan) at our dojo - many thanks, Sensei!

27 Sep 2014
Keith and Garen enjoyed an excellent yudansha training session under Sensei Dorian Fretwell and his group.

9 Apr 2014
A big thank you to Kyoshi Roger Carpenter for visiting our dojo in East Grinstead. And we're sorry to see Mark and Jake leave us - good luck with the move!

7 Nov 2013
Many thanks to the Watford Kodokai for hosting Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa - Keith, Mark and Garen attended training, learned lots and had a great time.
Photos here.

6 Nov 2013
Congratulations, Bryan, Mark, Andy and Josh for passing their gradings.

Oct 2013
The Kanzenki Karate Club is very pleased to now be affiliated with the Shotokan Karate Kanazawa Ryu International Federation (SKKIF UK).

Apologies for the lack of updates in 2013!

12 Dec 2012
Congratulations Andy on your yellow belt (7th kyu).

6 Nov 2012
Thank you very much to the Brighton Ichiban Shotokan Karate Club for having us at last night's training session with Sensei Bob Rhodes.

28 Sep 2012
Our club is five years old today! Congratulations and huge thanks to Sensei Lindsey - here's to the next five.

Sep 2012
Well done Scott on gaining 3rd kyu.

Jun 2012
Many congratulations to our new grades: Andrew (8th kyu) and Bryan (3rd kyu). Well done!

21 Jul 2011
Huge congratulations to Nick and Mark on gaining their shodans and to Bryan on getting his purple belt at the weekend under Sensei Donald.

5 Sep 2010
Lindsey and Garen had a fabulous time at the East Grinstead Akasha for a 3 hour yoga/karate course under Jody Lawrance and Sensei Tony Heap (7th dan Wado Ryu).

25 Aug 2010
Thanks to Shihan Peter Wright and members of the Zanshin Goju Kai who visited for a great training session.

1 Nov 2009
Congratulations to our new grades: Nick (1st kyu), Keith (1st dan), Garen (2nd dan) and Lindsey (2nd dan).

10 May 2009
Eight members of Kanzenki Shotokan travelled up to Watford to take part in the Open Course hosted by SKKIF and taught by Kancho Hirokazu Kanazawa (10th dan) and assisted by his son, Sensei Nobuaki Kanazawa (6th dan). Many thanks to SKIFF for a great day - you can see some photos here.

29 Apr 2009
Katrina passed a tough double-grading to gain her 8th Kyu. Congratulations!

Events Calendar

Next Yudansha - to be confirmed. Currently some sessions are being held via Zoom. Please get in touch for details.

Some recent events

Apologies for the gap - problems with the website meant I've been unable to update anything for a while.

100 Kata
Kanzenki Karate participated in the '100 Kata For Karate Day Challenge' on Wed 25th October. More details here.

18 June 2016 - Black & brown belt training course
With Sensei Dorian Fretwell (7th Dan) and Sensei Clint Furlonge-Walker (5th Dan), Grayshott Village Hall, Hampshire.

2nd July 2016 - Sensei Aragane Summer Course
Osterley Sports Centre, Isleworth.

2 Sep, 23 Sep, 28, Oct, 9 Nov, 16 Dec 2015.

Training sessions with Sensei Dorian Fretwell, 7th Dan.

Sat 17 & Sun 18 May 2014

SKKIF Open Course with Kancho Kanazawa at the Kodokai dojo, Watford.

Wed 9 Apr 2014

We're very pleased to be hosting Kyoshi Roger Carpenter (7th Dan), chief instructor and chairman of SKKIF on Wed 9 April 2014.

7 Nov 2013
SKKIF course with Nobuaki Kanazawa at Kodokai dojo, Watford.

1 Nov 2012
Krav Maga session with Bryan.

Sun 13 May 2012
Day trip to the Martial Arts Show Live at the NEC, Birmingham.

16-17 July 2011
Training and grading with Sensei Donald Flood at the Bradford Bushido Ryu Shotokan Karate Club.

Wed 15 December 2010
Sensei Robin Dale (4th dan) training session 7.30 - 9.30 pm, Lower Imberhorne School dojo. Christmas drinks afterwards.

25 August 2010
Shihan Peter Wright visit and training session.

30 October 2009
Training and grading with Sensei Donald Flood from the Bradford Bushido Ryu Shotokan Karate Club.

10 May 2009
Open Course with Kancho Hirokazu Kanazawa (10th dan) at SKKIF Watford Leisure Centre, Horseshoe Lane, Watford (photos).