Welcome to
East London JKA Karate Club

The Club

June 6th, 2010

The East London JKA Karate Club is a martial arts club that trains at several locations throughout Barking & Dagenham and Newham boroughs in London.

Affiliated to the Japan Karate Association, “Keepers of Karate’s highest traditions”, the club aspires to make it’s mark in these boroughs with it’s own unique training programmes extracted from the strict JKA England syllabus.

Firmly established, the club has participated on several occasions at the annual All Grades National JKAE Championships , our students have achieved  fantastic results, walking away with Medals for both Kata and Kumite.

Our Club squad has twenty members selected from amongst the ranks of our students, they work extremely hard and have reaped the just rewards for their hard training and understanding of Karate-do, it is our aim that all our students achieve the best they can and become model citizens of our society.
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The club is run by Instructor Carlos Bastidas, 2nd Dan JKA. As an instructor he uses his wealth of experience and resources to run classes for adults and children on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays every week. He is helped by his team of instructors available to the Club..
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Why not come along and join us? Your first lesson is FREE and you can train in just a t-shirt and jogging bottoms. A little unsure? Come watch us train and see the benefits of Karate first-hand.
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