o kami Karate club

About O Kami Karate

Where we came from

Oh Kami Karate Club was founded by Gerry McDougall, 5th Dan JKA, with clubs in Glasgow and Erskine promoting Shotokan karate which can be practised by anyone regardless of gender, age or physical strength. The Club welcomes all new members and enquiries. Gerry McDougall 5th Dan JKA, telephone: 07966 355306

Shotokai Karate

Shotokai is not an official style of karate. Shotokai is the name of the association launched by Gichin Funakoshi originally in 1930. The original name was Dai Nihon Karate-do Kenkyukai. The association is known in Japan as Dai Nihon Karate-do Shotokai since 1936.[2] Shotokan is the name of its Honbu Dojo (main practicing hall). Gichin Funakoshi’s karate style is also known as Shotokan ryu

How to start

All ages above 5 are welcome; come along and try; train to a level you are comfortable with. Children from primary one, aged 5 yrs, can join the class at John Paul Academy, Tuesday and Thursday 5 – 7pm, Kelvinside Wednesday 4:30pm, Western Saturdays 10:45am.

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The benefits of martial arts are practically limitless. Similar to other weight lifting routines, martial arts increases strength and contributes to the development of lean mass. … Unlike lifting for strictly bodybuilding purposes, martial arts training has a significant focus on conditioning, endurance and agility.

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All instruction is from fully accredited and qualified coaches
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Gerry McDougall 5th Dan JKA – Dojo Leader

Oh Kami Karate Club was founded by Gerry McDougall, 5th Dan JKA, with clubs in Glasgow and Erskine promoting Shotokan karate which can be practised by anyone regardless of gender, age or physical strength. The Club welcomes all new members and enquiries. Gerry McDougall 5th Dan JKA, telephone: 07966 355306 ohkamikarateclub@gmail.com

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