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WELCOME TO HAMPSHIRE ACADEMY OF SHOTOKAN KARATE

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At Hampshire Academy of Shotokan Karate, we strive to empower students to tackle challenges and take on new experiences. Below you’ll find the information you need about our courses, our team, or our methodology. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us today.

 
 
 

MORE ABOUT US

Hampshire Academy of Shotokan Karate was born out of a simple idea: bringing high quality, accessible and affordable education to the entire community. Our unique approach to learning and top quality faculty makes Hampshire Academy of Shotokan Karate one of the best schools in the area.  We invite you to explore our engaging and diverse course schedule, and contact us to arrange a visit.

HAMPSHIRE ACADEMY OF SHOTOKAN KARATE INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT

August 30, 2020

Renshi Daren Stirrat has been practicing Shotokan Karate for more than 40 years, previously running well established clubs in various locations in Hampshire and has attained many European and world titles for both himself and the squads he has lead.

In 2016 Renshi Daren founded the Hampshire Academy of Shotokan Karate which has an emphasis on being a small family run business.  

Renshi Daren has worked hard to maintain high standards of traditional Shotokan Karate and although no longer competing himself, continues to lead his squads to European and world titles.  He is passionate about passing his knowledge onto new generations and continues to develop his knowledge through training with world renowned Senseis. 

COVID-19 GUIDELINES

September 1 2020

Please be aware we are following the current regulations regarding Covid-19.

We are taking extra measures to ensure the safety of everyone at HASK.

  • Please arrive 5 minutes early so we can start on time

  • We will be keeping a track and trace log.

  • Temperature checks and hand sanitation will be required before entry.

  • We no longer have any changing facilities so please arrive ready to train. 

  • A face covering is required to be worn indoors.

  • Please do not attend if you are unwell or have any Covid-19 symptoms.

10 ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

August 30, 2020

  • Be willing to try 

  • Never be late for training

  • Always bow on entry and exit from the Dojo

  • Follow the Dojo etiquette

  • Aim high

  • Wear your Gi with pride

  • Learn the Dojo Kun

  • Practice, Practice, Practice

  • Don't be afraid to ask questions

  • Enjoy Karate

 
Upcoming Events
It's Grading Day
Sun, Nov 15
Nimrod Community Centre
Nov 15, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Nimrod Community Centre, 17 Falcon Meadows Way, Gosport PO13 8AA, UK
Time to show what you have learned to the panel in the hope of gaining your next belt.
It's Grading Day
Sun, Nov 15
Nimrod Community Centre
Nov 15, 1:00 PM
Nimrod Community Centre, 17 Falcon Meadows Way, Gosport PO13 8AA, UK
Time to showcase what you have learnt for the panel.
HASK Yearbook 2020
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What a year 2020 has been! Our new HASK Yearbook is our way to celebrate all your achievements with a grand get together thrown in for good measure. This is a new yearly event for us to get together and celebrate all things that make HASK great.
 

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