Instructors

our instructors

  • Shihan Garry Pickford 6th Dan
    Shihan Garry Pickford, 6th Dan, first saw Karate demonstrated at the Leeland Youth Club in Ealing in 1968, and from that moment he was…
  • Shihan Neil Harrison 6th Dan
    Shihan Neil Harrison (6th Dan), Chairman & Chief Coach of OSKA, 6th Dan . D.O.B. 29th July 1955, has studied three major styles over the past…
  • Sensei Chris Burgess 4th Dan
    Sensei Chris Burgess, 4th Dan, has been with the club from the very beginning in 1975 when he was just 7 years old.  After…
  • Sensei Paul Gleeson 3rd Dan
    Sensei Paul Gleeson, 3rd Dan, first became interested in martial arts during the 1970's, it was during this time that Sensei Paul studied Ju…
  • Sensei James Clark 3rd Dan
    Sensei James Clark, 3rd Dan, first began Karate classes in 2003 at the age of 13.  By the time James was 18 he had…
  • Sensei Sarah Robinson 2nd Dan
    Sensei Sarah Robinson, 2nd Dan . I started karate in 1983 when I was 5 years old - it was a sport carved in stone for…
  • Sensei Jon Holland 1st Dan
    Sensei Jon Holland, 1st Dan Sensei Jon Holland first walked through the door of the Original Shinkukai Karate Dojo as a 9 year old…