80's and 90's
Shotokan Karate was started by Sensei Joe Blyth in 1985, training took place
in Appley Bridge, Wigan Until 1994, when Sensei moved to Glasgow.
okan Karate Circ 1986
T.Sumner then took over the club and it ran until around 1997 before closing
Kushima Shotokan Karate Club line up in 1986
Were are they now? S.Roach or G.Charnock are both currently
3rd Dans under the BKA and still actively teaching/training. T.Sumner
graded to 2nd Dan, and no longer trains. Guys thanks
for the Good times.
Shotokan Karate Circ March 1994
Shotokan Karate Circ 1992
Left to Right
Kushima Shotokan Around 1990.
Gary Charnock , circ 1990.