WELCOME TO HAMPSHIRE ACADEMY OF SHOTOKAN KARATE
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.
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
Wear your Gi with pride
Learn the Dojo Kun
Practice, Practice, Practice
Don't be afraid to ask questions