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Newcastle Sendai Karate Club is a karate club based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.  The club teaches the traditional Shotokan style of karate.   Sendai Karate Club was founded in 1967 in Sunderland, and proved so popular that Sensei Jeff Barwick (6th Dan) set up a sister branch in Newcastle in 1975.

The club is run by Ernie Payne (5th Dan).


The club is affiliated to:

  • KUGB - Karate Union of Great Britain

  • ESKA - European Shotokan Karate Association

  • WSKA - World Shotokan Karate Association

  • ETKF - English Traditional Karate Federation

  • SKGB - Scottish Karate Governing Body

  • KE - Karate England


About Sendai Karate Club

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