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Pershore and Worcester Kimura Shukokai Karate clubs are proud to be part of the Shukokai Karate Federation, members of the English Karate Federation (official governing body for Karate in England).

We train in both Worcester (St John's Sport Centre) on Wednesdays from 7:15 - 8:15 and Pershore (Birlingham Village Hall) on Fridays from 7:00 - 8:15.

2 free taster lessons // Diverse age groups // Well Established

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Karate instructor Steve Farrow

About us

The Club

Pershore and Worcester Kimura Shukokai Karate club are proud to be members of the Shukokai Karate Federation who are members of Kimura Shukokai International(official world governing body for Kimura Shukokai) and English Karate Federation (official governing body for Karate in England). Both clubs are run by Sensei Steve Farrow 3rd Dan.

What to expect?

Beginners will be introduced to the basics of karate including stances, punching, kicking and blocking. There will be general fitness training, self defence and some bag and pad work which will lead on to sparring techniques, ringcraft and sparring itself. Students also learn different forms or sequences of moves known as kata and their application to real life situations. In addition students will learn about the etiquette of karate including politeness and respect.

What can we offer?

Karate is a skilful martial art but at the same time it is intended to be enjoyed by the students and get them fit. Students will learn self control and how to share, work and have trust in others.All students are taught that "The ultimate aim of the martial arts lies not in victory or defeat but in the perfection of the character of its participants".

  • Access to (KSI) Kimura Shukokai International World & European Championships
  • Learn the true art of Kimura Shukokai Karate from highly ranked instructor
  • Gain Confidence, Self Belief, Respect and Fitness
  • We teach Men, Women & Children of all ages
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Latest News

Kimura Cup 2021

6th October 2021

Well done to everyone who competed in the Kimura Cup today!

Huge congratulations to our student James who won a Gold in Kata and a Silver in team Kumite.

SKF Nationals 2019

6th April 2019

Congratulations to everyone at the Pershore & Worcester clubs who entered the SKF nationals at the weekend, including Rob Bryant and Ryan Cox who came away with silver and bronze in Kata.

Karate competition Ryan and Rob Medals

Happy holidays!

15th December 2018

Thank you to Shihan Daniels for traveling to teach us, great lesson and great Christmas meal!

Christmas karate Eddie Daniels

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Find // Contact us

If you would like to find out more about what we can offer, please give us a call or come and visit one of our sessions where you are welcome to watch or take part in a taster lesson!

Worcester Club Est. 1984

Training Times

Wednesdays - 19:15 until 20:15

Find us in St Johns, Worcester

St Johns Sports Centre
Malvern Road


07821 544325

Pershore Club Est. 2005

Training Times

Fridays - 19:00 until 20:15

Find us in Birlingham, Pershore

Birlingham Village Hall
The Avenue
Pershore, Worcestershire
WR10 3AB


07821 544325