TKA run traditional Shotokan karate clubs in Chester and the North Wales area, where you receive World championship tuition.

Our chief instructor Sensei Antony Pendlebury, has a wealth of knowledge and experience with over 35 years of training. Holding a 5th Dan in shotokan karate, also a 3rd Dan in Okinawan Goju Ryu, sensei Antony is Chester’s only, KUGB shotokan cup, British and WJKA World kumite Champion, making sensei a well rounded and complete karate practitioner.

To add to his credentials Sensei Antony has also trained many competitors winning British, European and World championships.

Sensei has trained exclusively under the strict tuition of some of the worlds finest karateka, including Sensei’s Brennan, O’Neill, to name but a few.

Along representing his national team, sensei was for many years part of the famous Liverpool red triangle dojo, to which he represented in multiple championships.

TKA is an affiliated member of the British Combat Karate Association (BCKA) which is one of the largest multi-style karate organisations in the UK, giving all grades etc that added credibility.