Karate Clubs / Classes for Children and Adults in Billericay, Brentwood, Rayleigh and Wickford, Essex
Uechi-Ryu Karate
The Shi Gakko Shudan (The Four School Group) Est. 1986

Association Profile




The Okinawa Karate Association U.K. is affiliated to the Okinawa Karate-Do Association, in Okinawa Japan. The Okinawan parent Association was formed 1989, by many of the high ranking black belts of the Uechi-Ryu Karate Association of Okinawa.

The Okinawa Karate-Do Association have added new kata, bunkai and kumites to the system.

The headquarters of the Okinawa Karate-Do Association is in Chatan-Cho, Okinawa, Japan.

On the 1st January 2010, the Okinawa Karate Association U.K., Okikukai for short, was formed by Paul Natzyl, Kyoshi 7th Dan, after receiving the title of Shihan (Master) Instructor from the parent Association. Paul Natzyl's Essex based group of clubs known as the Shi Gakko Shudan (Four School Group) formed the basis for the new Association U.K.. which were to be joined shortly afterwards, by Derek Charlton's club in Bromley, Kent. Then on the 5th May 2011, Lee Adams club from Herne Bay, Kent. On the 18th July 2012, Tony Coles club in Grays, Essex and on the 5th November 2012, Nicholas Wilkins Club in Cambridge, Cambs.

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