Latest News & Competition Reports
Forthcoming Competition and Course Dates . . .
2015 Ishinryu One Day Course
Saturday 31st October 2015
Book now to guarantee your place on this popular event. Venue is Barking Abbey School and training will be led by sensei Ticky Donovan O.B.E (9th Dan) along with top Ishinryu Instructors
2015 - November Pre-grading Course
Saturday 21st November 2015
Venue is Barking Abbey School and training will be led by sensei Ticky Donovan O.B.E (9th Dan) along with top Ishinryu Instructors.2016 Booking Page Note that this course is mandatory for those planning to grade at the next general grading on Sunday 6 December. All Ishinryu club instructors should also attend if possible.
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
Barking Abbey Ishinryu Grading Success - 30th Sept 2015
Barking Abbey Ishinryu Grading Success -17th July 2015
40th Anniversary Ishinryu Summer Camp
19-22nd June 2015. Read Report . . .
Manor School Summer Fete - 13th June 2015
Student of the Week - 5 & 9th June 2015
Well done to Matas Cepulis who receives Barking Abbey Ishinryu's very first 'Student of the Week'. Well done!
Tuesday's Class first student of the week award goes to
Sophie Clancy. Well done!
EKF National Championships - 18-19th April 2015
Medals @ EKKA Karate Challenge - 12th April 2015
Grading Success @ BAI - 31st March 2015
Mushindo Wado-Kai Kata Competition - 8th March 2015
Meopham Junior Championships - 8th March 2015
6 Medals at KSE8 Karate Competition - 1st March 2015
Yorkshire Open - 22nd February 2015
Welcome to Barking Abbey Ishinryu
"Welcome to our 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"
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.
Barking Abbey Ishinryu Karate Club on YouTube
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Featured Video: BAI @ Manor School Summer Fete
Barking Abbey's National & International Achievements
- 2015 - EKF English Nationals - 3 National Championship Titles
- 2015 - European Junior Kata Bronze - Aimee Sell
- 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 - 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 - 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 - EKF Kyu Grade Championships - 9 National Titles
- 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