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 (5th Dan) set up a sister branch in Newcastle in 1975.

The club is run by Ernie Payne (5th Dan) and Emily Winterman (4th Dan), and benefits from regular visits by KUGB instructor Sensei Frank Brennan (8th 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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