The British Shotokan Kyogi is a non-political traditional Shotokan karate Association,
set up to preserve and remains true to the values and principles of
Shotokan karate upon which it was founded. It is those values and
principles that have ensured Shotokan was and remains the pre-eminent
karate style worldwide. The BSK allows karate-ka the
freedom to train to a high standard, within a supportive yet
non-invasive family style framework, regardless of race, religion or
nationality. This is achieved through the medium of international
competition, technical instruction and international grading examination
and certification for both instructors and students alike.
Our mission statement is:
- To foster and develop Shotokan as a martial art, by understanding
and promoting the concepts of budo.
- To promote and support the principles, good practice and ideals of
- To develop, promote and strengthen friendly relations between
affiliated groups/individuals in an apolitical atmosphere.
- To assist and develop Shotokan karate as a positive aid to every day
We offer an open invitation to all groups and likeminded individuals who
agree with our mission statement and wish to become part of a group who
practice traditional Shotokan karate in the manner described above, and
welcome your application.
British Shotokan Kyogi