01633 479097      karate@burleighskc.com

Burleigh Shotokan Karate Club


Established in 2005, the club offers training in Shotokan Karate-Do encompassing elements of Kata Bunkai (self-defence) by a team of dedicated and professional instructors, the BurleighSKC incorporates two clubs, BSKC and the Tiny Tiger Club which combined caters for all ages from 5 years upwards.

BSKC Students

BSKC students range from children (8yrs+) to mature adults, classes consist of training in the traditional shotokan karate-do of karate incorporating, self-defence, kata application (bunkai) with regular in-house kumite and kata nights.

Tiny Tiger Students

Tiny Tiger classes cater for children between 5 & 7 years of age, All club instructors hold certification in ‘Safeguarding Children’, ‘First Aid’ and are DBS checked, with full liability insurance


Our club is affiliated with the ‘United Kingdom Traditional Karate Federation’ which has Sensei Masao Kawasoe (7th Dan) as Association Head, Sensei Kawasoe is our grading examiner both locally and at his club in London.


David Lloyd

David joined BSKC in 2011, Dave was awarded his 1st Dan (Sho Dan) in 2015 and his 2nd Dan (Ni Dan) in 2017.

All club instructors are

JKA Qualified


Fully insured

DBS checked

Child Safety

Every class has a qualified first aid person present

Kerry Straeker

Kerry started karate in 1972 at the Exeter Shotokan Karate Club, Devon and now jointly runs the BurleighSKC with David.

Family or Friends Group?

Learn Shotokan Karate-Do as a group of friends or as a family.We have the lowest per lesson fee’s in Newport.

Location of BurleighSKC Dojo’s

Alway Community Centre Dojo

Allway Community Centre Dojo

Allway Community Centre
Aberthaw Ave
NP19 9NS
01633 281819

Alway Community Centre
Aberthaw Ave, Allway, Newport, NP19 9NS
Telephone 01633 281819
Monday & Thursday 6pm to 8pm

Beaufort Community Centre Dojo

Beaufort Community Centre Dojo

Beaufort Community Centre
Beaufort Rd
St Julians
NP19 7UB
01633 214506

Beaufort Community Centre
Beaufort Rd, St Julians, Newport, NP19 7UB
Telephone 01633 214506
Tuesday 7pm to 9pm

Contact BurleighSKC

Contact Information
Mr David Lloyd
Mr Kerry Straeker

Tel : 01633 479097
email : karate@burleighskc.com

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