“Teachers open the door, but you must enter yourself.”

Our instructors (‘Sensei’ lit meaning ‘one who comes before’) are the centre of the club. They provide instruction, support and advice on all aspects of training, fitness and karate.

3rd Dan:

Sensei Oren Teichmann 3rd Dan Tashi

Oren Teichmann Sandan Tashi

2nd Dan:

  Sensei Robbie Baldock 2nd Dan

Robbie Baldock Nidan – currently on indefinite hiatus – he ran off to the States!

1st Dan:

Sensei Mark Brown 1st Dan

Mark Brown Shodan

Assistant Instructors:

Sensei Peter Collier

Peter Collier Shodan

All of the instructors:

The club also holds the British Karate Standards Commission Award of Service Excellence which signifies the club has a good level of qualified instructors, insurance, a stable environment and clear pricing and information available.

All the instructors train regularly under the direction of Sensei Gordon Hoare 7th Dan Renshi in Horsham as well as take part in courses throughout the year under the direction of British Wadokai Chief Instructor Sensei Gary Swift 8th Dan Kyoshi.