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Traditional Shotokan Karate - A Family Club

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Classes take place at Stevenage Leisure Centre (Mon 18:30 - 19:30 and Thurs 18:30 - 19:30)

About ESKA

The English Shotokan Karate Association, better known as ESKA, is a renowned Karate association with clubs in Herts, Beds, Cambs and Essex. 

ESKA was founded in 1979 by Sensei's Eddie Witcher, Michael Randall, John Van Weenen, Michael Nursey, Roger Hall, Harry Jones and Greg Durant.

Hanshi Nursey (9th Dan) Chief Instructor of ESKA teaches the senior class at the Stevenage Hombu.  ESKA's many clubs are run by Senior Dan Grades (up to 7th Dan).

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The Stevenage club was opened in 1976 by Hanshi Michael Nursey who still runs the higher grade class on a Monday 19:30 - 20:30.

The main club 18:30 - 19:30 is now run by Sensei Graham Fountain 1st Dan.


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