SOUTH WEST
MARTIAL ARTS CLUBS

 

BRISTOL   CORNWALL   DEVON    DORSET   SOMERSET  

BRISTOL

TAI CHI
Bristol School of Tai Chi Chuan
Email: ben_milton@hotmail.com 
Website:
http://bristoltcc.tripod.com/

 

Lee Style T'ai Chi  Keynsham, Bristol.
Email:james@bristoltaichi.co.uk  
Website:www.bristoltaichi.co.uk

 

Bristol University T'ai Chi Society
Website: www.dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/square/gp06/tc.htm

 

Ninpo Taijutsu (Ninjutsu) Private Dojo

50 Maple Close , Little stoke , Bristol BS34 6HH
Tel:
01454 853508
Email :ninpo@dlauk.net
Website:
www.ninpo-taijutsu.co.uk

KARATE
Bristol University Combat Karate Club

 

Clevedon Karate Kai Kevin Barrett 3rd Dan Clevedon Karate Kai, England referee and kata
judge. We teach Wado based karate, although we also teach the shiteigata (eight designated kata) We are part of the Western Karate Union

Tel: 01275 877811 or 07780 664457
Email:  kevin@clevedonkarate.co.uk
Website: www.clevedonkarate.co.uk 
Association site on www.wku5.myby.co.uk

 

KATC Martial Arts Academy  42 St. Johns Crescent,  Bristol,  England.
Tel: 07721 309780

 

Scorpion Karate Academy
Chief Instructor : Winston Williams 4th Dan, former member of EKGB England Kumite squad
Other Instructor: Glen Douglas 3rd Dan, Former Member of the EKGB England Kumite squad
Lloyd Russell 3rd Dan, Former British Champion
Karl Williams 2nd Dan, Scorpion Kumite/Kata team member
Worrell Dwyer 1st Dan, Fitness Instructor
Classes run in Easton and St. Pauls

Head training centre:-
Scorpion Centre
25-27 Felix Road Easton, Bristol, BS5 OJP
Tel: 07810526054

Shoto Ryu Karate Kai Hastings,  Loughborough,  Welwyn Garden City Bristol
We practise other empty handed and weapon forms in order to supplement Karate including Tai Chi, both Yang and Chen styles. 

Nick Moller 4th Dan - Tel: (0117) 969-5697
Kevin Hick 4th Dan - Tel: (01454) 885-114 (after 5:00pm please)

Bideford 
Tel: David Berry 5th Dan - Tel: (01237) 471-351
Peter Grant 3rd Dan - Tel: (01237) 421-197
Hartland
Peter Furse 3rd Dan - Tel: (01237) 441-412
Ilfracombe
Peter Juffs 1st Dan - Tel: (01271) 860-524
Plymouth
Viv Nash 7th Dan - Tel: (01752) 367-020
Email: shoto.ryu.karate@onet.co.uk
Website: www.shotoryukarate.co.uk

 

Carn Brea Karate Kai Camborne-Pool-Redruth College,7pm-9pm Tuesdays & Thursdays,
all welcome 6+ upwards.Style is Shotokan and chief instructor is Sensei Mike Williams 3rd Dan. We are affilliated to E.K.G.B & A.M.A.
Tel:  01209 711207.
Email:  mike@senseiwilliams.fsnet..co.uk 

AIKIDO
Ten Chi Kan Dojo Kingswood Leisure Centre, Staple Hill Bristol.
Traditional Aikido taught by Japanese trained instructor. Part of Kobayashi Dojos, Japan
Tel: 07775 610 464
Email: Info@tenchikandojo.com
Website:  www.tenchikandojo.com

 

Bristol and Midsommer Norton Aikido Club
Email:
  swatkins@enterprise.net
Website: homepages.enterprise.net/swatkins/aiki.html

 

National Aikido Federation Bristol Temple Meads Aikido Club
Herbert House, Temple Gate, Temple Meads, Bristol
Tel: 0117 9429104 / 0117 9507064
Email: DarenSims@Capgemini.Co.Uk

 

TAEKWONDO
Russ Martin's schools of Tae Kwon-do.
Tel:  0117 9070949 or 07778 421875
Email: russitaekwondo@hotmail.com
Website: www.russitaekwondo.co.uk

 

Yun Jung Do International (UK Branch)
Bristol and South West Clubs Mr Andy Caig, 38 Cotham Road, Cotham, Bristol. BS6 6DP
Tel:
0117 9442469
Email:  yunjungdouk@angelfire.com
Website: www.angelfire.com/nt/yunjungdouk

 

Thornbury Tae Kwon-Do school Web Site

 

Integrated Fighting Arts mixed martial arts club Students Union, Clifton, Bristol
Tel: 0117 9545739
Email: stokescroftdragon@hotmail.com
Website: http://members.lycos.co.uk/arts

The University Judo and Wrestling Club Student's Union 
Tel:
0117 9545739
Email: jim.lucas@bristol.ac.uk
Website: http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/Union/Judo/INDEX.htm

 

WingTsun Bristol at Bristol Grammar School Sports Centre, The Triangle, Clifton, Bristol
Tel: 01275 846604
Email: info@southwestwingtsun.co.uk
Website: www.southwestwingtsun.co.uk

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CORNWALL

KARATE
Wadoryu Karatedo Kenkyukai
All are welcome, juniors age 8+. Instructor is first aid qualified, has instructors indemnity insurance and has undergone a CRB (police) check. Likewise all members are fully insured.
Weston Mill Oak Villa Sports & Social Club, Ferndale Road, Plymouth.
Mon & Thurs 7.00-8.30
Orchard Studios, Commercial Street, Gunnislake.
Mon 5.00-6.00 & Fri 6.15-7.30
Tel: 07956 963223
Email: chuckyrenshi@aol.com
Website: http://www.geocities.com/wadoryukaratedokenkyukai/index.html

 

Sandokai Karate
Traditional karate/martial arts training in West Cornwall.
Chief Instructor; Robin Whale 5th Dan
Tel: 01209 842595
Email: info@sandokai.co.uk
Website: www.sandokai.co.uk

 

Carn Brea Karate Kai,
Based in Penwithick St Austell in Cornwall.
The style is Shotokan and is a traditional martial arts club, teaching anyone 6yrs+,we are affiliated to the A.M.A. & E.K.G.B. and have a structured grading syllubus,our chief instructor is Mike Williams 3rd Dan and can be 
Tel:  01726 852327
Email mike@senseiwilliams.fsnet.co.uk

 

KUNG FU
Impact Martial Arts. St. Ives.  Carbis Bay St.Ives  
Tel: 01782823984  David Carnell  

Impact Martial Arts. Newquay 
Tel:
01782823984  David Carnell  

KICKBOXING
B.I.K.M.A  St. Cleer Kickboxing Club  Liskerd 
Tel: 01189868726  Allan Willows  

West Area Kick Tia 
Email:
al@wakt.org
Website:www.wakt.org

 

TAEKWONDO
Cornwall First Defence Taekwondo
Falmouth & Helston
Website: http://firstdefence.mysite.freeserve.com 
Email: mike.beard@tiscali.co.uk 
Tel:
07971043555

T.A.G.B. Taekwondo International
Tel: 0117 9551046 / 9638940

 

St. Austell, Fowey and Bodmin Schools in Cornwall UK.
Tel:
01726 77665
Email: uktaekwondo@hotmail.com 
Website:www.tta-taekwondo.co.uk

 

St.Austell Taekwondo
Intructor Mr C Taylor 1st dan
Tel:
01726 73208

Truro Taekwondo  ITF style TaeKwonDo 
Billy Thomson 4th Dan
Tel: 01326 270194
Email: billy@trurotkd.co.uk
Website:  www.trurotkd.co.uk

 

South West Area Martial Arts 10 Glasney Place Penryn  nr TRURO, Cornwall, England
Tel: 01326 377694

 

JUDO
Porthleven Judo Kwai Porthleven Helsotn Cornwall TR13 9DN
Tel:
01326 562295
Email: omigoshi@hotmail.com

 

Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu St Georges Church Hall, St Georges Road, Truro. Cornwall. 
Wednesday eves. 7.30 - 9.30pm. Adults only. 3 per session
Tel: 07813444575
Email: RichardLeech23@hotmail.com
Website: www.bujinkan-truro.co.uk

 

KI AIKIDO
CallingtonKiAikido  
Tel:
01579 345050

 

Dobwalls (Liskeard) Ki Aikido
Telephone 07768 637 683
e-mail dbchapman@vodafoneemail.co.uk
Website http://kifederationofgreatbritain.co.uk/clubs/dobwalls.htm
White Mountain Karate Traditional Shukokai training in the Bodmin area. Sensei Jack Bristow 3rd Dan. 
Tel: 01208-831693

 

Godo Ryu Karate Traditional Karate in Plymouth and North Cornwall. Sensei Paul Smith 6th Dan and Sensei Bob Rowe 6th Dan. 
Tel: 01752-351339

 

St Ives Shotokan  Karate Club. Traditional Nakayama Shotokan Karate taught at St. Ives Leisure Centre, Trenwith Burrows, St. Ives TR26 1HB
Training times:  Sundays 10.30 a.m. - 12 noon  Tuesdays 9 - 10 p.m.  Fridays 8 - 9.30 p.m.
Tel:
01736 795477 

 

Tae Kwon Do Korean Karate in Newquay / Redruth area. Sensei Danny Broderick 4th Dan. 
Tel: 01637-879278

 

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DEVON

KARATE
B.K.K.U. Exeter University Sports Hall 
Tel: 01392410521 Dominic Jones  

Bideford Shotoryu Karate Lavington church hall, Willet Street, Bideford. Devon
Tel: 01237 477225
Website: www.shotoryukarate.co.uk

 

Brixton School of Wado Karate.

St Mary's School Community Centre, Elliots Hill, Brixton, Plymouth, Devon.
Tuesdays 7-8.30pm.
Instructor Gary Swift 6th Dan.

Tel: 01752-493210.
Email: aiwashihan@yahoo.co.uk 
Website: www.aiwahonbu.co.uk

 

Bujinkai Karate Saltash (Near Plymouth Devon)
traditional karate welcome to all ages. Wednesdays and Fridays 7-8.30 pm
Buriton community centre (BCC)
Contact Sensei Jim Hicks; 01752363986 or Sampai Jack Anderson 01752313936

Charleton School of Shotokan Karate
Lynton, East Charleton, Kingsbridge. Devon TQ7 2AR
Friendly Karate club practising traditional Karate and self-defence, Black belt instructor and Grading examiner, licence through EKO ( English Karate Association) Training three times a week at the Quayside Leisure Centre and West Charleton village hall. All ages welcome beginners especially. for more info
Tel: 01548 531808 / 07734 468899
Email: ashleyhawkes@freeuk.com
Website: www.karate.moonfruit.com

Cullompton Shotokan Karate Club

Tel: 01392 881624
Email: cullomptonskc@tiscali.co.uk
Website: www.cullomptonkarate.org

 

Devon Wado-Ryu Karate-Do Kai
Chief Instructor: M.Shiomitsu 9th Dan Hanshi Shihan
Senior Instructor: Peter Hill 6th Dan
Tel. No: 01805 624568
E-Mail: Phill25467@aol.com
Website: www.devonwadoryu.co.uk

Exeter Shukokai Karate Club 57 Chelmsford Road, Exeter, England. Shukokai/Shitoryu Karate
Tel: 01392 671274

 

Plymstock School of Wado Karate.

Plymstock School Gymnasium, Church Road, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon.
Wednesdays 7-8pm.
Instructor Gary Swift 6th Dan.

Tel: 01752-493210.
Email: aiwashihan@yahoo.co.uk 
Website: www.aiwahonbu.co.uk

 

Shoto Ryu Karate Kai We practise other empty handed and weapon forms in order to supplement Karate including Tai Chi, both Yang and Chen styles.
Hastings,  Loughborough,  Welwyn Garden City
Bristol
Nick Moller 4th Dan - Tel: (0117) 969-5697
Kevin Hick 4th Dan - Tel: (01454) 885-114 (after 5:00pm please)

Bideford 
Tel: David Berry 5th Dan - Tel: (01237) 471-351
Peter Grant 3rd Dan - Tel: (01237) 421-197
Hartland
Peter Furse 3rd Dan - Tel: (01237) 441-412
Ilfracombe
Peter Juffs 1st Dan - Tel: (01271) 860-524
Plymouth
Viv Nash 7th Dan - Tel: (01752) 367-020
Email: shoto.ryu.karate@onet.co.uk
Website: www.shotoryukarate.co.uk

 

Ivybridge Karate Club
South Dartmoor Leisure Centre, Leonards Road, Ivybridge 
Tel: 01752-780222

 

Gary Ellis kenpo Karate Studio
Citybus Social Club, Milehouse, Plymouth
Tel: 07786072245
Email: prokenpo@live.co.uk
Website: http://www.garyelliskenpokarate.co.uk
Classes for kids and adults

Plymouth Judo Club (BJA) Embankment Lane, Prince Rock, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 9LQ, UK
Websitehttp://www.plymouthjudoclub.org
Emailinfo@plymouthjudoclub.org
Tel: 01752 406576 Mobile 07885 473178
Training times
Monday seniors 7.30pm 9.30 pm Fridays Juniors 7.00pm 8.00pm under 8s 8.00pm 9.30pm 8 16 years

Wadoryu Karatedo Kenkyukai
All are welcome, juniors age 8+. Instructor is first aid qualified, has instructors indemnity insurance and has undergone a CRB (police) check. Likewise all members are fully insured.
Weston Mill Oak Villa Sports & Social Club, Ferndale Road, Plymouth.
Mon & Thurs 7.00-8.30
Orchard Studios, Commercial Street, Gunnislake.
Mon 5.00-6.00 & Fri 6.15-7.30
Tel: 07956 963223
Email: chuckyrenshi@aol.com
Website: http://www.geocities.com/wadoryukaratedokenkyukai/index.html

KICK BOXING
B.I.K.M.A. Plymouth
Tel: 01189868726 Cher Dunbar

 

Master St'James Black Belt Academy, HQ Business Centre - 237, Union Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3HQ
Plymouths only full time, professional martial arts school - Experience the Difference
Tel:
01752 262233
Email: info@martialartsplymouth.co.uk
Website:
www.martialartsplymouth.co.uk

 

World environmental combat federation, Millennium Martial Arts Centre, Traynor House, Beckham Place, Unit 5 Lower Compton, Plymouth, Devon PL3 5EZ 
Tel:  01752-551245
Mob: 07709086088 Danny MacMillan

 

Panther Kickboxing
Kick Boxing for all ages and abilities 
In Kingsbridge South Devon
Tel: Pete 01548 857448
Email: PETELOUconal@aol.com 

 

MARTIAL ARTS
A.M.A. Plymouth Budo Escrima Martial Art's & Kickboxing  U.K 
Tel:
01752 256590 M.P. Gwynne Black Belt 6th dan

 

Shudokan Aikido Barnstaple 27 Castle Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1DR
Tel: 0800 066 5097
Email: shudokandevon@googlemail.com
Website:
www.shudokandevon.com

 

Taichi Devon

Taichi Instructor Longfei Taijiquan Association of Great Britain
Member of the Tai Chi
Union of Great Britain
Website: www.taichidevon.weebly.com
Email: taichidevon@talktalk.net

 

Matt Fiddes Black Belt Academy 27 Castle Street, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1DR
Tel: 08707 422118 (membership enquiries only)
Tel: 08707 422119 (General enquiries)
Email: mattfiddes@mattfiddes.com
Webaite: http://www.mattfiddes.com

 

Exmouth Martial Arts Club. The Secretary, 5 Rolle Cottage

 

Exmouth Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu
Marpool Primary School, Moorfield Road, Exmouth
Tel: 07890 267487
Mondays 7.30-9.15pm

 

Impact Martial Arts Academy Plymouth Ballard Activity Centre, Plymouth, England.
Tel: 01752 301283
Website: http://www.junfan-jeetkunedo.co.uk

 

JUDO
Ashburton Judo Centre, Ashmoor Recreation Centre, Ashburton
Tuesday 7-8pm. Boys & Girls  5yrs and up.
Tel: Steven Walter 01626 366436
Email: steven.walter@Tesco.net 

 

Dawlish Judo Centre, Dawlish
Wednesday 5.45-6.45pm. Juniors 5-15 yrs
Tel: Steven Walter 01626 366436
Email: steven.walter@Tesco.net 

 

Dyrons Judo Centre, Newton Abbot
Friday 5.25-6.25pm juniors 5-9 yrs
Friday 6.40-7.40pm juniors 10-13 yrs
Friday 8-9.30pm juniors/seniors 14+ yrs
Tel: Steven Walter 01626 366436
Email: steven.walter@Tesco.net 

 

Devon  Judo  Plympton St Maurice Judo Club, The Guildhall,, Plympton St Maurice, Plymouth, Devon
Monday - 6pm - 7.30 beginners. 7.30 - 9.00pm Kata training
Wednesday - 7pm - 8.30 juniors. 8.30 - 10pm Seniors
Friday - 7pm - 9pm junior/senior training
Everyone most welcome.
Tel: 01752 345763 - Andy Cooper

DEVON JUDO Bere Alston Judo Club, Bere Alston Junior School.
Tuesday - 6pm - 7.30pm Juniors/seniors
Tel: 01752 842268-Roger Downs
Email: badcrd@yahoo.co.uk

Exmouth Judo Club. 21 St. Johns Road. EX8 4BY
Tel: 01395 265532

 

Exmouth Vikings Judo Club. Exmouth Sports Centre 
Mrs. N Hall Woodleigh Bassets Gardens.
Tel:
01395 266381

 

Honiton Judo Centre, Honiton
Saturday 1-2pm Juniors 5-9 yrs
Saturday 2.15-3.15pm Juniors 10-15 yrs
Tel: Steven Walter 01626 366436
Email: steven.walter@Tesco.net 

 

Plymouth YMCA Judo Centre
Saturday 9.15-10.15am Juniors 5-15 yrs
Tel: Steven Walter 01626 366436
Email: steven.walter@Tesco.net 

 

South Brent Judo Club Palstone Recreation Park, Exeter Road South Brent.
Tel: 01364 73891 Mobile 07050 605045
Email: rcleave@judoclub.info
Website: http://www.southbrent.org/sbjc

 

Torbay Judo Centre, Paignton
Thursday 4-5pm Juniors 5-15 yrs
Tel: Steven Walter 01626 366436
Email: steven.walter@Tesco.net 

 

TAEKWONDO
Crediton Taekwondo Fitness and Self Defence Lords Meadow Leisure Centre, Crediton, Devon.
Tel: 01392 676431 or 07802 855852

 

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DORSET

KARATE
Chris Lewis Karate Club Poole, Dorset.
Tel: 01202699442 Chris Lewis

 

Dorset goju ryu karate association 6, Tarrant Close, Canford Heath,  Poole, Dorset. England
Tel: 01202-650485

 

Satori Karate Bournemouth 
Stephen Goodhand, 3 Balmoral road, Suffolk road south, Bournemouth. BH2 6BQ
Tel: 01202 752755
Email: steve@neilung.f2s.com
Website:
www.satorikarate-bournemouth.co.uk
KUNG FO
Alan Kew Kung Fu Club Poole, Dorset. 
Tel:
01202418465 Alan Kew  

Shaolin Kung Fu Club Poole,Bournemouth, New Forest areas, five animals
styles, chin-na, weapons, self-defence, ladies self-defence, national coaching
and AMA registered instruction
Tel: 01202 248204 
Email:  sifu@academy-shaolin.co.uk
Website:
www.academy-shaolin.co.uk 

 

Hu Jiang Long Wing Chun Tao Canford Cliffs Hall, Ravine Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole,   Dorset  England
Tel:01202 565919

 

AKIDO
Ferndown Tomiki Aikido Club c/o Ferndown Leisure Centre
Cherry Grove, Ferndown Dorset BH22 9EZ
Tel: 01202 871495

 

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SOMERSET

KARATE
Bridgwater Bushi Karate Club Wado Ryu Karate Professional Dojo & Martial Arts Studio
Email: dojohire@bushi.org.uk 
Website: http://www.bushi.org.uk 

 

B.K.K.U. Taunton, Somerset. 
Tel: 01823350688  Bob Walsh

 

Heiwa Ryu Karate Do at St Michael's Hall Yeovil Somerset.
Thursdays 7.30pm - 9pm For Karate, Kata, forms and confidence building for ages 5yrs upwards Fully Insured.
Tel: 01935 472733
Email: tashdan@caines1234.freeserve.co.uk
Website: www.heiwa-ryu.co.uk

 

Kenjou Shukokai Karate Club Poole, Dorset
Club Chief Instructor: Sensei Glrn Lynch 4th DAN

Tuesday 6.00pm: Annunciation Hall, 218 Charminster rd Bournemouth BH8 9RW 
Fridays 6.30pm Leo's Gym, Old Town Market 7 Dear Hay Lane, Poole BH15 1NZ 
Saturday 10.30am Annunciation Hall, 218 Charminster rd Bournemouth BH8 9RW

Tel: 07590 401 731
Email: contact@kenjoukarate.co.uk
Website: www.kenjoukarate.co.uk
Sasori Te Karate Jutsu Albemarle Centre, Albemarle Road, Taunton, Somerset.
Each Monday at 6pm. 
Tel: 01823 351664
Email: david@karate-jutsu.com
Website: www.karate-jutsu.com

 

Somerset Wing Chun Kung Fu
Tel: 0779 0329001 
Email: bill.mckay@btinternet.com 
Website: www.somersetwingchun.com 

 

Taunton Kenpo Karate Club Taunton, Somerset.
Tel: 01823 354557 Jo O'Connor

 

Somerset Karate Centre
Tel: 07716909435 Sensei Mark Overthrow

 

Taunton Shotokan Karate Club
75 OAKFIELD PARK  Wellington  Taunton Somerset  TA21 8EY
Email: james@tauntonshotokan.co.uk
Website: www.tauntonshotokan.co.uk

 

BW Kenpo Karate Studio  Unit 3 Herbert Street,  Taunton, Somerset,  England
Tel: 01823 350688

 

Weston academy of martial arts
Kickboxing, Karate, MMA , Weston super Mare. Somerset 
Tel: 07976538497
Email: stuart.davies2@virgin.net 
Website: www.wama.co.uk 
AKIDO
Takke Musu Aikido, Taunton School, Staplegrove Raod, Taunton, Somerset.
Every Sunday morning 10 am
Tel: 01823 351664
Email: david@aikido-somerset.com
Website: www.akido-somerset.com

 

KICKBOXING
Weston academy of martial arts
Kickboxing, Karate, MMA , Weston super Mare. Somerset 
Tel: 07976538497
Email: stuart.davies2@virgin.net 
Website: www.wama.co.uk 
TAI CHI
Dragon Gate  Glastonbury.
Tel:
01458835749  Simon Bastian

 

 World Martial Arts federation (GB) 5 King Street  Yeovil  England
Tel: 01935 478420

 

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