Mick Dewey 8th Dan

Mick began karate training at the Portsmouth Karate Club in 1967; training at that time was very primitive and mostly led by two yellow belts, a guy by the name of Phil Elliott and another by the name of Tony O'Carroll. In around 1970/71, Phil was to become the first...

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Brian Smith 7th Dan

Instruction at Lovedean Karate Club is conducted by Brian Smith sensei, 7th Dan. He began his karate career in 1974 at Portsmouth Karate Club and has accumulated a wealth of experience from both training, and grading with some of the worlds most renowned instructors...

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Terry Oliver 6th Dan

Sensei Oliver’s early martial arts experiences began in the late 70’s with Jiu- Jitsu and Wado-Ryu karate.  Moving to South Africa in 1980, his training began in earnest with Sensei Stan Schmitt (JKA) and more so with Sensei Chris Anthony (SKI).  As well...

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Steve Hollister 6th Dan

Sensei Hollister began training at the age of 6 in Bujinkai Karate under his father Sensei Bill Hollister, taking his first grading on the 4th June 1976.In 1998, following his father’s retirement from training, Steve took over the running of Saltash Karate...

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Alan Lewis – 6th Dan

Instruction at Crofton School of Shotokan Karate is led by Sensei Alan Lewis - 6th Dan. Sensei Alan began training back in 1969 at the Thorngate Halls in Gosport, and over the years has accumulated a wealth of experience training and grading under some of the worlds...

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Stacey Crowe 6th Dan

Senior instructor at SEKU Honbu, Stacey has been training for over 30 years. Gaining awards at national and international level representing SEKU. He spent time in Tokyo training at the JKA headquarters returning to SEKU and eventually retiring from competition to...

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