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Hitoshi Kasuya Seminar

WSKF Japan and WSKF Nigeria are pleased to announced their sponsored OnLine Seminar with Kasuya Sensei 9th Dan, Chief Instructor of WSKF on the 27th of March at 9pm Japan time for registration :

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It is with great sadness and regret that we inform our members of the passing of Don Morrison Sensei 6th Dan WSKF. 
Sensei Don succumbed to COVID and after a spell in hospital passed away on January 23rd.

Seen here receiving his 6th Dan Certificate from Sensei Kasuya, Sensei Don’s Karate Career was marked by his continual search for perfection in his art.

Don began his Karate career in 1971, training in the Isshin Ryu style under Sensei Ticki Donovan. moving on to Kyokushinkai style before Joining the Thames Karate Association to practice Shotokan in 1976. Don developed his Karate under Sensei Enoeda in KUGB, Sensei Ohta in JKA England before joining WSKF to enjoy Sensei Kasuya’s approach to the art.

Sensei Don was a vigorous competitor, testing his Karate against other Karateka for over 20 years. He brought the same energy to his teaching, having established his own Dojo at Sydenham Hill later to move to Forest Hill as Seishin-Juku and his second Dojo at Chafford Hundred.

Sensei Don is remembered fondly by his students, friends and fellow competitors for his fighting spirit, intense training regime, his kindness and patience.

 May he rest in peace with his maker and in all our hearts.

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Online class with Hitoshi Kasuya Sensei 9th Dan WSKF Chief Instructor

We are very happy to announce the date for Hitoshi Kasuya Sensei’s December online seminar which will be 2 hours long and with a Q&A segment.
Registered attendees can send their questions in advance and can also use the Zoom chat during the class to post their questions which will be answered towards the end of the session.
Date and Time: 12 December 2020 from 12:00-14:00 

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Online class with Sensei Hitoshi Kasuya 9th Dan, WSKF Chief Instructor

Registration is now open for Kasuya Sensei on line dojo for Saturday the 10th of October 2020 at 1pm.

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The 15th WSKF World Championships Tokyo 2021

The 15th WSKF World Championships will be held on the following dates:

  • 18-20 of October 2021, International seminar, Tokyo, Budokan
  • 22-23 of October 2021, World championships, Tokyo, Budokan
  • 24 of October, Farewell party

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COVID19 Risk Assessment

Please find below the COVID19 Risk assessment document for your information and reference.


This document provides students and parents with guidance on the conduct required of them to minimise the risk of transmission of Covid19 Infection through both their attendance at and participation in the Karate Classes held at the dojo.


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WSKF England National Championship 2019 – Results

Dear all,

Very well done to everyone participating in the National Championship and congratulations to all winning a medal no matter if it’s gold, silver or bronze.

Tomiko Mitsuoka Shield

The following is the summary of points awarded to contestants from the 4 clubs today

ClubLadies KataLadies KumiteMens KataMens KumiteTeam KataTotal

Congratulations go to Sensei Don Morrison and his club Seishin-Juku who will hold the Shield for 2019.
Well done to all teams for their great effort today. For many of them, it was their first tournament and hopefully, they all went home feeling great about themselves, their efforts and most of all, their commitment to developing in Karate.


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Open Karate Seminar – Francisco Astudillo 6th Dan WSKF

organized by WSKF England

We are pleased to invite you to our Open Karate Seminar with multiple World Champion, Sensei Francisco Astudillo 6th Dan WSKF.

Appointed Ireland’s National Kata Coach in 2017, He is an Instructor and Founder of WSKF SEDAI. In June 2019, he was named Leinster Kata Coach for O.N.A.K.A.I (Official National Amateur Karate Association of Ireland). In 2018 he is assigned Senior Instructor for WSKF Spain.


  • Instructor licence WSKF Japan
  • Examiner licence WSKF Japan
  • Judge licence WSKF Japan.
  • Coaching Level 1 (Sport Ireland)
  • Child Welfare and Protection Levels 1 & 2
  • Garda Vetted
  • Referee licence O.N.A.K.A.I Karate Ireland.


  • 14 times WSKF World Championships Champion
  • Holder of several Venezuelan National University and Federation Venezolana de Karate titles.
  • Holder of numerous Irish National and International champion titles and medals
  • Best competitor award at the WSKF World Championships, Tokyo, Japan, 2013.
  • Recipient of Sporting Recognition awards conferred by the University of Carabobo, Caracas and San Diego Venezuela.

For full details of the seminar please click here 

We look forward to welcoming you all.

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Thank you Sensei

We had the honour to host a memorable seminar with Sensei Tomiko Mitsuoka 8th Dan, WSKF England Chief Instructor and Sensei Taro Kasuya 6th Dan from WSKF Honbu Dojo Japan.

There were two days of deep karate knowledge taught with passion, a passion that we hope will inspire all students and drive them to overcome themselves.

Karate starts with Kihon (Basics), a routine that is challenging but so important. It is the foundation you need towards a good Kata (Form). As consequence, a good quality Kumite will follow to complete the way.

Anything we learned, like a new technique or refining one we knew already, or about strategy and how to adapt it in different situations, are just a few things covered in the course.

Beyond all the above we found inspiration, motivation and a model to follow.

Looking forward to the next years Open Karate Seminar.
Until then, there is only one way: keep training!


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Brown and black belt training with Mitsuoka Sensei

Dear all WSKF England members,


There will be a brown and black belt training session at FCVH on 2nd of February 2019 by Mitsuoka Sensei.


Please note that if you are training to become a black belt, you must attend at least 2 sessions in order to be accepted for black belt grading.

Those sessions could be either Mitsuoka Sensei brown and black belt seminar or Kasuya Sensei seminar.


Wishing all of you a Happy New Year!

WSKF England

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