Shito-ryu, shotokan & wado-ryu karate

Yanagi Kai Karate Association

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The Yanagi Kai Association is one of the newest members of the English Karate Federation, our group has only been established since April 2011 but boasts a wealth of experience. Our Chief Instructor Sensei Ian Swain 6th Dan, a formidable competitor and one of the most respected coaches with over 30 years of experience to draw from. He and his team of up to forty dan grades, many at senior level, have vowed to promote the positive philosophies of martial arts from grass roots to the elite level.

​Yanagi Kai Association teaches both traditional and sport minded karateka, we are a mixed styled association, teaching the disciplines of three forms of karate Shito-Ryu, Shotokan and Wado-Ryu. Our Students are treated as individuals and everyone is encouraged to strive to achieve and reach their full potential.

  • Top quality instruction by some of the country's best senior instructors.
  • Membership of the English, British, European and World Karate Federations.
  • Traditional & Sport Karate for all ages.
  • All instructors are CRB checked and we operate a stringent Child Protection policy.