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Shintai Karate

We are a traditional Shotokan club based in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. We are affiliated to the International Association of Shotokan Karate (IASK) headed by Sensei Nicholas Adamou 9th Dan (one of Kanazawa Soke's most senior and respected students).


The club is run by Sensei Iain Tyrie (7th Dan) with assistance from Sensei Lawrie Turner (4th Dan) .


Lesson times

Saturday mornings 10am to 11.30am at Warden Hill Community Association Hall,Wycombe Way, Luton (situated behind the Warden Tavern on the A6, New Bedford Road ).


Monday evenings 7.30pm to 8.45pm at St. Christopher's church hall, Round Green, Luton.



Adults and children (over 6 years of age) are welcome to train. All lessons are P.A.Y.G and are £5 a session.


Classes are child friendly but still teach traditional shotokan following a lineage from Soke Hirakazu Kanazawa.