Western Karate was formed approximately 30 years ago and is quite unique with its own Japanese style badge which means WESTERN.
We operate as a totally independent group. We are full members of the English Karate Federation and the British Karate Association. Sensei Vernon H Keens is the South West representative. The style of Karate studied in a traditional manner is WADO-RYU; meaning Way of Peace & Harmony. The full title of the group being:- WESTERN KARATE WADO-RYU KAI.
Years training in this style
Black Belt 6th Dan - 43+ years
Years training in Martial Arts
Sensei Vernon Keens
Tuesdays 7:00 to 9:00pm Barnstaple / Wednesdays 7:00 to 9:00pm Bideford
Children & Adults 7 years old and over