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SKD Karate Club

The club was founded in 1989 by the chief instructor, Geoff Ibbotson. The club moved to Leeds Metropolitan University in 2010 and has been growing from strength to strength. In 2012, Manon Hughes joined the club and became and instructor. Both Geoff and Manon are experienced instructors and have coached national champions (also won a few themselves).

The club offers traditional shotokan karate training, with an element of real life self defense. The club is open to students, staff and the general public. SKD is affiliated to the Japan Karate Association (JKA) and the United Kingdom Traditional Karate Federation (UKTKF). Both Geoff and Manon are qualified coaches and are CRB checked.

All are welcome, no matter how experienced!

Please visit for further information, or give Geoff a ring on 07824482487.

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Carnegie Sport Centre,
Headingley Campus, Leeds Metropolitan University,
Leeds, LS6 3QS
United Kingdom
Phone: 07824482487

Martial Art Styles

The following Martial Arts Styles are offered at SKD Karate Club:

  • Shotokan Karate

Programs & Class Schedule

Fridays: 5-6pm
Saturdays: 12-2pm

Minimum age: 5 years.
Maximum age: Never too old!

Please ask at reception for the karate class (usually in Gym 1).

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