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Welcome to JKA Orkney

School Holiday Class Information

Tiger Cubs: Last class 3 July, restarting 21 August.

Seniors and Juniors: Last Wednesday class 28 June, restarting 23 August. Monday and Friday classes continue as normal.

Autumn Grading will take place on 7 and 8 October 2017. Details to follow.

Spring 2017 Grading.

Karate in Orkney has been running for over 33 years. The club began in 1983 following a demonstration, attended by up to 200 willing participants.

Training Times

Monday (getsuyõbi)

Seniors: 17:30 - 19:00.

Juniors: 17:30 - 18:30.

Tiger Cubs: 17:30 - 18:30.

Wednesday (suiyõbi)

All students: 17:30 - 19:00.

Friday (kinyõbi)

Seniors: 17:30 - 19:00.

Juniors: 17:30 - 18:30.

Saturday (doyõbi )

Senior Grades: 10:00 - 12:00.

All training fees are available from the Student Fees page.

At present the club has around 80 members with training taking place at Kirkwall Grammar School on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings for all students and on Saturday mornings for seniors.

The style of karate practiced is known as Shotokan.

Everyone is welcome to come along and have a go, ages 8 to 80+ catered for.

Train Karate

Train karate as taught by the Japan Karate Association with JKA Karate Do Shotokan (Scotland). Become a member of the Japan Karate Association one of the most prestigious and largest karate organisations in the world founded in 1949 with its headquarters in Tokyo Japan and members in over 100 countries worldwide.

JKA Karate Do Shotokan (Scotland) offers its members access to the following:JKA Scottish National Courses with visiting JKA Honbu Dojo instructors.