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Traditional Shotokan Karate - A Family Club

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Kata is a key part of your karate journey and you will experience many on your journey to black belt and beyond.  As a training aid, each of these kata's have been captured in accordance with the relevant grade for your reference.  Click on the relevant link to view kata for the grade in which you are training.  Over a thousand generations could live in you now...


As you train, Japanese terminology will become more and more familiar.  On the Journey to Black Belt and beyond, a requirement for Karate-Ka is to increase their terminology knowledge and demonstrate through examination.  


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 Honbu.  ESKA's many clubs are run by Senior Dan Grades (up to 7th Dan).

Become a member

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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