Who’s who at Portchester
Instructors at Portchester
Sensei Merv O’Donnell 7th Dan
Sensei Merv was one of the fortunate people to benefit from direct instruction from the earliest of Japanese Senseis to come to England, such as Sensei's Kanazawa, Enoeda, Asano, Ochi, Sumi,Takahashi and Tomita. Following a number of years teaching at the Portsmouth Karate Club and a range of clubs in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight area, Sensei Merv started the Portchester Club in 1982. In addition to leading the club instructors Sensei Merv is also the secretary, senior instructor and a grading examiner for the Shotokan of England Karate Union (SEKU). Read More
The following are the main Instructors at the Portchester Karate Club. Other members help with the Instruction and their abilities to help others is much appreciated.
|Guest Instructor Sensei Malcolm Bradley 4th Dan - Friday 28th November|
The very popular Sensei Malcolm Bradley 4th Dan (Chief Instructor of the Newport IOW Karate club) will be visiting the club on Friday 28th November. Classes taught by guest Instructors are "closed" sessions and for the benefit of club members and regular visitors only.
- ** New**. Brown Belt-Kata Focus Class - Sunday 16th November 2014 - 18 November 2014
- ** New**. Kata Focus Class - Sunday 26th October 2014 - 28 October 2014
- **New**. Clubs latest Dan grade - 28 October 2014
- Phillipines Typhoon Charity Course - Friday 21st February - 26 February 2014
- First Kata Focus Class in 2104 - 12 January 2014
- Start of 2014 - 11 January 2014
- Black Belt Success. - 20 October 2013
- Thorney Island Club Walk. - 19 May 2013