Training

All About TSKC
The name Tairyoku means
"with the strength of one's body" - being made up of the two Japanese characters Tai (body) and Ryoku (power). We were established on 18th September 1999 at the Bierton dojo which is our Honbu (Headquarters) and since then have started another 8 other regular dojo's and two school dojo's.

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Training with

Tairyoku
Shotokan
Karate
Club

At Tairyoku Shotokan Karate Club, we teach and practice JKA Shotokan karate, the most original style of karate that's taught professionally and academically. Shotokan karate is known for its linear movements and long, deep stances. Its emphasis is on mastering specific techniques.

The aim of the Japan Karate Association (JKA) which has headquarters in Japan, has members spanning over 100 countries is the promotion of karate and its benefits and values throughout the world.

JKA England is a nationwide organisation for the development, teaching and promotion of authentic JKA karate in England whose Chief Instructor is Yoshinobu OHTA 7th DAN JKA.

Ohta Sensei is a graduate of Takushoku University and has also attended the famous Instructors Classes at JKA Headquarters in Japan. From 1982-2003 Ohta Sensei was the assistant to Keinosuke Enoeda, 9th Dan

TSKC Club Instructors Instructors!
  • Lester Wellington

    Chief Instructor
    4th DAN JKA
    Bierton; Aston Clinton; Winslow; John Colet; Medbourne; RLS

    Lester is a retired Police Officer, having served 30 years Metropolitan Police Service and for the last 14 years taught Self defence to other Police Officers ….........

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  • Bryan Woodley

    Club Instructor
    2nd DAN JKA
    Winslow
     

    Bryan started karate with his daughter, Sophie, in March 2000. He was soon hooked, attending every lesson and successfully grading every three months. Having not ..

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  • Graham Johnson

    Club Instructor
    1st DAN JKA
    Waddesdon; Bicester
     

    Graham joined the club in January 2004, just after Christmas. Some 7 months later his son joined and then in October, so did his wife, Jill. Graham has been one of the most dedicated ...

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  • Jason Fox

    Club Instructor
    2nd DAN JKA
    Fairford Leys
     

    Jason joined TSKC at the age of 5½ and has been an integral part of the club ever since. Jason favours training at Bierton and Fairford Leys. Jason took over the running ...

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  • Aaron Kader

    Club Instructor
    1st DAN JKA
    Fairford Leys
     

    Having previously graded to 1st Kyu with another Association, Aaron was keen to get his daughter, Rachel, started in Shotokan karate. He brought her along to Bierton ...

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  • Keith Needham

    Assistant Instructor
    2nd DAN JKA
     
     

    Awaits ...

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  • Dave Clarke

    Assistant Instructor
    1st DAN JKA

    Awaits ...

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  • Michelle Payne

    Assistant Instructor
    1st DAN JKA

    Awaits ...

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  • Tony Coogan

    Assistant Instructor
    1st KYU

    Awaits ...

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