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Welcome to KSD Karate Club Manchester
Traditional Shito-Ryu Shukokai Karate the way it should be taught.
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Ken Shu Dojo Karate Club

Ken Shu Dojo Karate Club teaches traditional Shito-Ryu Shukokai karate-do to all ages: children; teenagers; and adults, and to the highest standards.

At KSD our karate classes give young and old the chance to enjoy Ken Shu Dojo traditional Shito-Ryu Shukokai Karate, a fast and dynamic practical style of karate that suits all, in a class that suits them. All our classes take place in our full time karate dojo in Whitefield, Manchester.

Our KSD Kids & Family karate class is for children aged 7+ (parents/carers also welcome) and the KSD Adult karate class is for those aged 14+. We also encourage family karate training with dedicated classes for parents/carers and children. Plus KSD offers a bespoke fitness based Karatabata class for members aged 10+. Check out our wide variety of karate classes on our class timetable.

KSD also has its very own karate tournament squad for members looking to compete in events around Greater Manchester, nationally and even internationally.

Our traditional karate club dojo is based in Whitefield (between Bury and Manchester) on the border of Prestwich and Radcliffe.

Visit the contact page for details of how the dojo can be accessed via a number of different transport methods along with other ways to get in touch.

Ken Shu Dojo Karate Club is a full member of the Cobra Martial Arts Association.

Learn more about our club

Real karate for real people

Our ethos is to provide quality traditional Shito-Ryu Shukokai karate instruction to all people of differing gender, race or religion, in a safe, friendly, fun, learning environment. KSD caters for all fitness levels, builds, ages and gender from beginner to Black Belt and Black Belt to Master .

Today in the dojo

KSD Rest Day
… because rest should be part of the plan!
Full class timetable

Next grading

Sunday 16th June 12:00 pm
4th Kyu
5th Kyu
6th Kyu
7th Kyu
8th Kyu
9th Kyu
Full gis must be worn.