Kihonkai Karate Academy has been based in lanarkshire since 1987, over the many years we have produced,developed and promoted karate students of all ages and of all levels. Our classes throughout the local area are designed to ensure all our members get the best tuition from fully qualified instructors. Chief Instructor Stevie Mason currently holds 6th Dan and is a member of the prestigious KWF Japan Shihankai Master Panel.
As Founding member of KWF Scotland the official organisation in Scotland of the Karatenomichi World Federation our club aims to teach traditional Budo Karate. The KWF under the leadership of the Legendary Shotokan Master Mikio Yahara students are encouraged to develop speed, power and flexibility which are essential to karate and strive towards perfecting these.
Kihonkai Karate Academy is the first Martial Arts Group to have achieved South Lanarkshire’s prestigious Club SL award. We also hold accreditation awards from North Lanarkshire Council. We continue to work with the Sports Scotland Active Schools programme, through our partnership with the national governing body we strive to maintain and increase our teaching and coaching qualifications.