The Instructors

Chief Instructor - Garry Lewis 5th Dan

  • Began Training Shukokai Karate in 1985 at the age of 17 under Sensei Ossie Rowe in the Shukokai Karate Federation.
  • Whilst in the SKF attended numerous courses with Sensei Shigeru Kimura and Sensei Eddie Daniels.
  • 2nd in the SKF Shukokai Cup (Kumite) in 1988.
  • 1st in the SKF National Championships (Kumite)  in 1989.
  • Attained 1st Kyu Brown Belt December 1990.
  • Joined UKASKO in 1990.
  • Member of UKASKO England Kumite Squad 1991.
  • Selected by Sensei Stanhope to Represent UKASKO in Kumite (Team) at the first EKGB National Championships in Sheffield 1991.
  • Represented England UKASKO Team in East Kilbride Scotland (England Vs Scotland) Winners 1991.
  • Attained 1st Dan Black Belt November 1994 (Under Shihan Stanhope in Manchester).
  • 2nd Men’s Team Kumite Phoenix Karate Open 1997.
  • 3rd UKASKO National Championships (Men’s Kumite Heavyweight) 1998.
  • Attained 2nd Dan Black Belt March 1999 (Under Sensei Rowe in Oldham).
  • 3rd Place Men’s Senior Kata Stockport Open Karate Competition 2000.
  • Represented UKASKO at Kata in the EKGB Northern regional’s at the Richard Dunn Sports Centre in Bradford 2000.
  • Attained Level 2 Coaching Award November 2001.
  • Attained 3rd Dan Black Belt November 2002 (Under Shihan Stanhope in Manchester).
  • Started Komayaka Karate Club January 2007.
  • Awarded 4th Dan Black Belt by Shihan Stanhope June 2007.
  • Attained Level 3 Coaching Award August 2007.
  • Attended Shihan Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield 2008.
  • Attained 18th Place top instructor in UKASKO Association Awards 2008.
  • Attended Sensei Kunio Miyake Course Knutsford September 2009.
  • Attended Sensei Kevin Barlow Course Greenfield November 2009.
  • Attained Dan Grade Examiner at National Black Belt Gradings Manchester November 2009.
  • Attained 10th Place top instructor in UKASKO Association Awards 2009.
  • Attained 8th Place top instructor in UKASKO Association Awards 2010.
  • Attended Sensei Kevin Barlow Course Greenfield March 2011.
  • Attended Hanshi Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield April 2011.
  • Attended 3 x Hanshi Roy Stanhope Courses Greenfield August 2011.
  • Attended UKASKO Referee Course & Examination Knutsford September 2011.
  • Attended Sensei Phil Meade Course Knutsford October 2011.
  • Attained Regional Referee Qualification European Martial Arts Games Chelmsford October 2011.
  • Attained 4th Place top instructor in UKMAF/UKASKO Association Awards 2011.
  • Attained 5th Dan Black Belt by Hanshi Stanhope June 2012.
  • Attended Hanshi Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield August 2012.
  • Attended Hanshi Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield November 2012.
  • Attained 7th Place top instructor in UKMAF/UKASKO Awards 2012.
  • Attained National Referee Qualification Manchester March 2013.
  • Attended Sensei Kevin Barlow Course Greenfield September 2013.
  • Attended 2 x Hanshi Roy Stanhope Courses Greenfield August 2013
  • Attained 5th Place top instructor in UKMAF/UKASKO Awards 2013
  • Attained 7th Place top instructor in UKMAF/UKASKO Awards 2014.
  • Appointed UKMAF/UKASKO Chief Referee January 2015.
  • Attended 2 x Hanshi Roy Stanhope Courses Greenfield March 2015.
  • CRB Enhanced Checked.
  • Attained 8th Place top instructor in UKMAF/UKASKO Awards 2015.
  • Attained 8th Place top instructor in UKMAF/UKASKO Awards 2016.
Assistant Instructor Sensei Duwain Chase 3rd Dan
  • Began training Freestyle Shukokai Karate in 1993 under Sensei Brian Seabright in the British karate Association.
  • Began training in Traditional Shukokai in 1998 under Sensei Osmond Rowe in the United Kingdom All Styles Karate Organisation.
  • Attended EKGB England Squad Selection Course under Ticky Donovan 2000 (Dagenham).
  • Represented UKASKO in male senior Kumite at Northern regional championships 2000 (Bradford)
  • Represented UKASKO in male senior Kumite at British karate Championship 2003 (ponds forge Sheffield)
  • Represented UKASKO in male senior Kumite team England Vs Scotland 2005 (winners).
  • Attained 1st Dan Black Belt under Sensei Rowe 2005.
  • Represented UKASKO in male senior Kumite team England Vs Scotland 2006 (winners).
  • Became Assistant Instructor at Komayaka Karate Club 2007.
  • Attained level 1 Coaching Award 2008.
  • Attended Shihan Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield 2008.
  • Attained 2nd Dan with Sensei Kevin Barlow 7th Dan 2009.
  • Ukmaf/Ukasko England Kumite Squad Member 2000 – 2012.
  • Attended Sensei Kunio Miyake Course Knutsford September 2009.
  • Attended Sensei Kevin Barlow Course Greenfield November 2009.
  • UKASKO England Kumite Squad Member 2000 – Present.
  • Attained Level 2 Coaching Award October 2010.
  • Attended Sensei Keiji Tomiyama course Knutsford September 2010.
  • Attended Sensei Kevin Barlow Course Greenfield March 2011.
  • Attended Hanshi Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield April 2011.
  • Attended 3 x Hanshi Roy Stanhope Courses Greenfield August 2011.
  • Attended UKASKO Referee Course & Examination Knutsford September 2011.
  • Attained Regional Referee Qualification UKASKO National Championships Norwich September 2011.
  • Attended Hanshi Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield August 2012.
  • Attended Hanshi Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield November 2012.
  • Attended Sensei Kevin Barlow Course Greenfield September 2013.
  • Attended 2 x Hanshi Roy Stanhope Courses Greenfield August 2013.
  • Attended 2 x Hanshi Roy Stanhope Courses Greenfield March 2015.
  • Attained 3rd Dan Black Belt under Hanshi Roy Stanhope March 2015.
  • CRB Enhanced Checked.

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Assistant Instructor Sensei Mike Wilde 5th Dan
  • Trained in Taiho-Jutsu (Karate,Judo,Aikido) Police Self Defence System 1972-2010
  • Police Instructor at Force Training School (Sedgley Park) specialising in First Aid, Self Defence (Taiho-Jutsu) Conflict Management, Side Handled Baton, Quick Cuffs and CS Spray.
  • Began Training In Shotokan Karate whilst serving in the Police Force in 1985
  • Began Training Shukokai Karate in 1990 under Sensei Rowe in the United Kingdom All Styles Karate Organisation.
  • Attained 1st Kyu Brown Belt in 1993. (Under Sensei Rowe in Oldham).
  • Attained 1st Dan Black Belt in 1999. (Under Sensei Rowe in Oldham).
  • 2nd Men’s Team Kumite Phoenix Karate Open 1997.
  • Attained 2nd Dan Black Belt in 2001. (Under Sensei Rowe in Oldham).
  • Attained Level 2 Coaching Award November 2001.
  • Attained 3rd Dan Black Belt in 2004. (Under Sensei Rowe in Oldham).
  • Attained 4th Dan Black Belt in 2009. (Under Sensei Rowe in Oldham).
  • NVQ Supervisory Management Level 3 Qualification.
  • Became Assistant Instructor at Komayaka Karate Club 2010.
  • Attended Sensei Keiji Tomiyama course Knutsford September 2010.
  • Attended Sensei Kevin Barlow Course Greenfield March 2011.
  • Attended Hanshi Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield April 2011.
  • Attained Level 3 Coaching Award June 2011.
  • Attended 2 x Hanshi Roy Stanhope Courses Greenfield August 2011.
  • Attended UKASKO Referee Course & Examination Knutsford September 2011.
  • Attended Sensei Phil Meade Course Knutsford October 2011.
  • Attained Regional Judge Qualification European Martial Arts Games Chelmsford October 2011.
  • Attended Hanshi Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield August 2012.
  • Attended Hanshi Roy Stanhope Course Greenfield November 2012.
  • Attended Sensei Kevin Barlow Course Greenfield September 2013.
  • Attended 2 x Hanshi Roy Stanhope Courses Greenfield August 2013.
  • Awarded 5th Dan Black Belt by Hanshi Stanhope March 2014.
  • Attended 2 x Hanshi Roy Stanhope courses Greenfield March 2015.
  • Emergency First Aid Certificate.
  • CRB Enhanced Checked.

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