Welcome to the Northumberland Karate Academy (NKA) Main Dojo website

If you would like to learn Karate in a supportive environment with a qualified and experienced senior instructor, improve your fitness, gain confidence, learn new skills whether you wish to progress to very advanced techniques or are merely looking for a way to challenge your body and your mind, then the NKA will meet your needs. Past and present alumni have gone on to regional, national and international competitions while others have come for the fun of learning new things and keeping fit. Whatever your ambitions and age, the NKA is the club for you.


We look forward to seeing you at one of our many training sessions.


Sensei Ian Willis 6th Dan – NKA Chief Instructor.

“He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight”  – The Art of War, by Sun Tzu - circa 500BC

Join our Karate Club

Why not try on of our shotokan Karate classes. There are many benefits from practicing Shotokan Karate and we hold classes for students as young as 5 years of age. Some of the benefits include:





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This is next weeks program commencing 7/9/20

Guidepost Scout hut
5.30-6.30pm Junior class
6.45-7.45pm Kata class
Cost £6 (please book prior to lesson)

Wednesday Zoom lesson
 6.00 - 7.00pm Juniors & seniors
Cost £4

Ashington Rugby club
5.00-6.00pm Grading preparation class.
Cost £5

Alnwick town hall.
6.00-7.00pm Juniors and seniors
£6 (please book prior to lesson)

Grading and training with Sensei F Brennan.

Sunday Park lessons
Ponteland leisure centre
10.00 - 11.00am
11.15 - 12.15pm
Cost £6

Club Contact details

Sensei Ian: 0771090643

​Forthcoming KUGB Events​​​​

  • Sunday 20 September 2020 01:00pm
    2020 KUGB England Kata Squad Training Red Triangle, Liverpool

  • Sunday 27 September 2020 11:00am - 03:00pm
    Northern Region All Grades Course and Kumite Development Roundhegians Sports Club Memorial Ground Chelwood Drive Moortown Leeds West Yorkshire LS8 2AT

  • Sunday 27 September 2020 11:00a Central Region All Grades Course & Kata Squad Training Shobnall Sports Complex, Shobnall Road, Burton upon Trent DE14 2BB

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We will keep everyone updated on any change /cancellation of events that may affect our club training /Grading due to the re Coronavirus. This will be determined by the closure of School and/or sports centres. we are monitoring all the updates and will keep you posted on this club page. There is an emergency meeting of the KUGB next Sunday.

Please monitor our Facebook page for up to date information!!!

Sensei Ian

Outdoor training 06/09/20

Some of our dedicated students training today!!

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Covid Karate 2020

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