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About KUGB SSK Seigõ-sei Seigo-sei Shotokan Karate Glasgow

The KUGB is the largest Shotokan Karate Union in the United Kingdom to which we are proudly affiliated.

 

"The KUGB - Karate Union of Great Britain - is a body of over 300 Karate clubs, all of which practice Shotokan Karate. It was established in 1966 as a democratic and non-profit making organisation for the development of Shotokan Karate and is affiliated to European and World Shotokan Karate Bodies.The KUGB has Karate clubs established in many Sports Centres, Universities and Schools, and was responsible for the acceptance of Karate as a subject for GCSE and A/AS level by the National Educational Awarding Bodies.From its inception, the KUGB has dedicated itself to improving its technical standards. To this end, it has established numerous free training courses for Black Belts, Brown Belts, Instructors, Referees and Judges, and Kata and Kumite Squads.It also arranges annually many Regional and National Championships and has participated in European and World Championships throughout its existence, with outstanding success.It is by far the largest and most successful single-style association in Great Britain with currently around 7,000 male and female members of all ages. Several hundred of these enjoy special KUGB Long-Standing Membership status, having trained with the KUGB for between twenty and forty-five years."

Quoted direct from the KUGB official website. 

 

See below for mini profiles of the KUGB Senseis who assess and award our students;  for full profiles 

 

For the history of KUGB follow link 

 

 

The KUGB has a Child Protection and Welfare Officer who may be contacted directly via the KUGB site

Senseis
Sensei Keinosuke Enoeada
9th Dan
(former Chief Instructor KUGB)

'On 20 April 1965, following the JKA's policy of sending instructors abroad to introduce karate to the rest of the world, Enoeda travelled to England with JKA'

(Extract from wikipedia)

 

Sensie Enoeda went on to assess and awarded Sensei Sherry with his Shodan black belt.

 

Chief Instructor KUGB
Sensei Andy Sherry
9th Dan 

 ;....studied with Senseis Murakami and Mochizuki in the early '60s and from 1965 with Sensei's Kanazawa and Enoeda. He received his Shodan in 1966 from Sensei Enoeda, the first person in Great Britain to be awarded such a rank in Shotokan karate.'

(quoted directly from the KUGB website)

Sensei Frank Brennan
8th Dan

"....is held in great respect internationally - in an interview at the World Championships, the Japanese team coach, Ex-World Champion Masahiko Tanaka said that the one man that the whole Japanese Team were specifically trained to beat was Frank Brennan.

(quoted directly from the KUGB website)