Early Bird is Open!

here we go! after all the preparation of the new instructor line-up and the new schedule, making a new website and designing a new logo (hope you like it!), we are ready to take bookings! if you were at the first SHOTORAMA, last year, then you already know what a bargain the day is. there’s […]

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Rosie Lau, 4th Dan

Chui-Yi Lau (also known as ‘Rosie’), 4th Dan KUGB and 3rd Dan SKIF, started practicing Shotokan Karate in 1993 at the Kanazawa Ryu Shotokan Karate Centre in Wilmslow in Cheshire. Through training with Master Hirokazu Kanazawa’s organisation, she was introduced to him, his Karate, philosophy, etiquette and approach. Rosie encountered her current instructor, Sensei Garry Harford, for […]

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SHOTORAMA: reloaded!

with little over 3 months to go the SHOTORAMA team has been busy planning this year’s event! we were thrilled with the success of 2018, and have kept much of the format the same, meaning we will have the same overall feel and format. we’ve also introduced a number of improvements, from lessons we learnt […]

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the final count-DAN!

as we are now into the last couple of weeks before SHOTORAMA, a quick reminder to ALL DAN GRADES, southern region or not, KUGB or not, that we have a great program for you and hope you’ll join us (sign up:! in our previous posts you can read all about our instructors, including some […]

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Chris Mulville, 3rd Dan

Chris was one of the first instructors we asked to come on board to SHOTORAMA, and also one of the first to agree, and so we are grateful to him for showing such enthusiasm for the project, and helping us realise that our plans could become reality. Chris will be a familiar face for everyone […]

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