Covid-19 info

With Covid-19 restrictions easing we are finally able to take on new members to the club,  because of this we holding new beginners sessions on Mondays and Thursdays from now till the end of may for both our early class which is currently running 18.15 - 19.00 and our main class running from 19.00 - 20.00. Please check out our Facebook page @Haxby_Shotokan_Karate_Club where we will be posting photos and live videos of the training that we are undertaking at this time.  Or for more detail fill out the contact form below or email info@haxbykarate.co.uk.

Karate Practice

Haxby Shotokan Karate Club is a JKS associated club with a proud 30 year history. We are a friendly club and our training sessions are open to all abilities and fitness levels from age 5 onwards. 


Our priority is, and always has been, our members, which is why we are proud that we have always been, and will always be a totally non-profit club. No member of our club, including instructors and committee members receive any payment. This means that we are one of the best value karate clubs in the country!

Training Times
Monday and Thursday​
​6.15pm - 7.00pm Early Class
7.15pm - 8.00pm​ Adults & children aged 7+

Training Fees
Children aged 5 to 17 £12.50 per month
Adults​ (18+) £18 per month​
Family discounts available


Mike Gude

Chief Instructor - 6th Dan

Mike is the Club Chief Instructor with over 35 years experience of teaching Karate. He first started taking an interest in the late 60s and enrolled at York Karate Club in 1970. He quickly climbed through the ranks and was awarded his Shodan grade in 1973 by Sensei Enoeda’s assistant, Sensei H Tomita.

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