Latest News & Results
Forthcoming Competition and Course Dates . . .
EKF Kyu Grade Championships
Sunday 25th January 2015Ponds Forge Sports Centre, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP
Ishinryu Pre-Grading Course
Sunday 1st March 2015
Becontree Heath Leisure Centre, Althorne Way. RM10 7AY
Please see Claire to register for competitions.
Please note: Any student wishing to compete or attend National Squad training must have regular club attendance and seek permission from Sensei.
Latest Reports and News
Christmas Message - 21st December 2014
Ishinryu Grading Success - 7th December 2024
Congratulations to Barking Abbey Ishinryu students and instructors who all successfully passed their next grades at the Ishinryu grading with 9th Dan Sensei Ticky Donovan OBE.
Ishinryu pre-Grading Session - 23rd November 2014
Barking Abbey Ishinryu students selected for Snr Euros
16th November 2014 - Read Report . . .
22nd Senior World Karate Championships
5-8th November 2014 - Read Report . . .
Barking Abbey Ishinryu Halloween Karate Party - 2014
Barking Abbey Ishinryu Gradings - 21 & 24th October 2014
Gold Silver and Bronzes at the EKKA Karate Challenge
12th October 2014 - Read Report . . .
British International Open - 27th September 2014
Well done to Toni Shearing claiming SILVER in the Girls Kata 12-13yrs event. Well done.
German Karate1 Premier League
27-28th September 2014 - Read Report . . .
Barking Abbey Ishinryu at Banzai Cup, Berlin, Germany
20th September 2014 - Read Report . . .
Sensei Ticky Donovan OBE @ Barking Abbey Ishinryu
16th September 2014 - Photo Gallery Added . . .
Gold Silver and Bronzes at the EKKA Karate Challenge
14th September 2014 - Read Report . . .
Kate & Steve Karwacinski @ World University Championships - 18-22nd July 2014 - Read Report . . .
Medal at Meopham Junior Championships - 20th July 2014
Welcome to Barking Abbey Ishinryu
"Welcome to my club's website,
'Barking Abbey Ishinryu Karate Club'."
Here at Barking Abbey Ishinryu we teach the Ishinryu style of Karate and aim to provide the highest quality coaching for both Traditional and Sport minded Karateka.
Students are treated as individuals and everyone is encouraged to strive to achieve and reach their full potential.
So come and join one of England's most successful Karate clubs.
New members are most welcome at any time"
Sensei Jonathan Mottram, 5th Dan Chief Instructor.
Barking Abbey's parent association is Ishinryu Karate Associates who's Chief Instructor is 'Ticky Donovan' O.B.E. 9th Dan. Ishinryu Karate Associates is in membership of the English Karate Federation which in turn is a member of the British, European and World Karate Federations.
Barking Abbey Ishinryu, which is one of the most successful Karate Clubs within England, is run by Sensei Jonathan Mottram 5th Dan.
Sensei Mottram is also the English Karate Federation National Kata Coach and has produced and coached many English, British and International champions.
In 2013 Sensei Mottram became the European Championship record breaking Kata coach with his Kata squad medalling in Six out of Eight categories winning 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze medals.
Barking Abbey Ishinryu students have enjoyed much media exposure, appearing on TV's Blue Peter and Radios Heart FM Breakfast Show with Jamie Theakston and performing at the Karate Kid Film Premier in Leicester Square amongst other events.
Barking Abbey Ishinryu Karate Club has a growing number of junior and senior students and offers a friendly and structured instruction in the art of Karate. Barking Abbey Ishinryu welcomes all levels of student both adults and children from beginners through to experienced students.
Barking Abbey Ishinryu is able to offer those students interested in sport the chance to compete nationally in the UK's most prestigious competitions and internationally in WKF recognised tournaments.
If you're looking to improve your health and fitness Karate training proves an excellent total body workout and provides all the necessary ingredients for a long and healthy life. Why train in Karate..., there are many benefits, it's great fun and you'll meet new friends. We look forward to seeing you at Barking Abbey Ishinryu Karate Club.
Classes Tuesday and Friday. See About Us for class times & address.
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
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Barking Abbey's Recent Major Achievements
- 2014 - British Championships - 4 British Championship Titles
- 2014 - EKF English Nationals - Ishinryu England's Top Association
- 2014 - EKF English Nationals - 9 National Championship Titles
- 2014 - European U21 Kumite Bronze - Kate Karwacinski
- 2013 - Austrian K1Premier League Bronze - Kate Karwacinski
- 2013 - World U21 Kata Bronze - Aimee Sell
- 2013 - Turkey K1 Premier League Champion - Emma Lucraft
- 2013 - British International - 5 Championship Titles
- 2013 - British Championships - 4 British Championship Titles
- 2013 - EKF English Nationals - Ishinryu England's Top Association
- 2013 - EKF English Nationals - 11 National Championship Titles
- 2013 - Dutch K1 Premier League Champion - Emma Lucraft
- 2013 - European U21 Kata Champion - Emma Lucraft
- 2013 - European Junior Kata Silver - Aimee Sell
- 2013 - European Jnr Team Kata Silver - Melissa Williamson & Aimee Sell
- 2013 - EKF Kyu Grade Championships - 1 National Title
- 2012 - World Snr Team Kata 7th - Aimee Sell & Mel Williamson
- 2012 - British International - 6 Championship Titles
- 2012 - British Championships - 4 British Championship Titles
- 2012 - European Senior Kata Bronze - Jonathan Mottram
- 2012 - EKF English Nationals - 7 National Championship Titles
- 2012 - European Cadet Kata Bronze - Kieran Nunkoo
- 2012 - EKF Kyu Grade Championships - 9 National Titles
- 2011 - World U21 Kata Bronze - Emma Lucraft
- 2011 - British Championships - 7 British Championship Titles
- 2011 - EKF English Nationals- 8 National Championship Titles
- 2011 - European Cadet Kata Silver - Aimee Sell
- 2011 - European Junior Kumite Bronze - Kate Karwacinski
- 2010 - British Championships - 9 British Championship Titles
- 2010 - EKF English Nationals - 7 National Championship Titles
- 2010 - European Junior Kumite Bronze - Kate Karwacinski
- 2010 - European Junior Team Kata Bronze - Aimee, Rebecca
- 2009 - EKF English Nationals - 8 National Championship Titles
- 2008 - European Senior Kata Bronze - Jonathan Mottram