WHO WE ARE

Chelmsford Karate is not just about learning karate. It is a place of friendship. A place to find and meet new friends that share the same interests as you. Chelmsford Karate welcomes anyone who wants to meet new friends and train with like minded people.

We practise traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu, which focuses on effective close-quarters combat. Our instructors are all qualified and certified and have over 120 Years Experience.
GKI

GKI

Chelmsford Karate is associated and backed by Goju-Ryu Karate-Do International (GKI)
BMABA

BMABA

Chelmsford Karate is proudly regsitered with the BMABA (British Martial Arts & Boxing Association).
SAFEGUARDING CODE

SAFEGUARDING CODE

Chelmsford Karate is recognised by the Safeguarding Code as having a good standard of safeguarding.
Beginner Classes

Beginner Classes

Our beginner classes are specially designed for students new to martial arts and Karate. We take student from the age of 6 and above. 

Junior Karate

Junior Karate

Our Junior Karate Programme was created exclusively for children ages 6 and above. All Grades are Welcome! 

Seniors (15 and and Under)

Seniors (15 and and Under)

The senior Karate classes are specially developed for students who have been training for 3+ years. Get in Touch to find out More

Adults Karate

Adults Karate

Our Adult Karate Classes provide a great way for adults to stay in shape and learn self defence. There are always challanges that will keep you inspired

Club History

Chelmsford Karate was first started at Springfield Green, Chelmsford in 1984 by Sensei Gary Webber. In 1986 the running of the club was taken over by Sensei Kevin Nason (7th Dan).

OUR TEAM

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Kevin Nason

Chief Instructor

Started Karate training 1972 in the wave of new recruits because of the popularity of Bruce Lee. This was in SKI Shotokan style at Stanford-le-Hope Essex.

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Chris Clayton

Instructor

Sensei Chris has trained for over 22 years. He began training under the instruction of Sensei Keith Bishop and Sensei Mick Fitzsimmons at the Trent Road Karate Club in 1997 at the age of 6

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Paula Brooks

Instructor & Welfare Officer

I decided early on that I wanted to be a part of the GKI Karate family – to get fitter, gain confidence and make new friends for myself.

About Us

We practise traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu, which focuses on effective close-quarters fighting. We enjoy tournaments, but believe that the true heart of karate is self defence.

 

   

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