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Shirley Shotokan Karate Club

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Three Generations,
One Vision,
One Dojo

Confidence. Discipline. Strength.

Welcome to Shirley Shotokan Karate Club

Discover the Art of Karate in Croydon

Shirley Shotokan Karate Club offers premier karate classes in Croydon, providing both children and adults with the opportunity to learn from a JKA England Squad Member. Located at Orchard Park High School, our dojo welcomes martial arts enthusiasts aged 5 years and above.


Our Classes

  • Karate Classes: Experience the benefits of traditional karate in Croydon, where our expert instructors guide you through every step.

  • Children's Karate Classes: Tailored to instil confidence and discipline in young learners.

  • Adult Karate Classes: Focused sessions for adults aiming to perfect their karate skills and techniques.


Join Us Today

Step into the Dojo for a FREE trial class and begin your journey in martial arts. Practice self-defence, improve your physical fitness, and join a community that values respect and perseverance. Our sessions on Wednesdays at 18:00 and Sundays at 10:30 are the perfect opportunity for beginners and seasoned karatekas alike. Contact us at or +447380463611 to register.


Our Philosophy

We believe karate is more than just a sport; it's a way to build character, discipline, and strength. At Shirley Shotokan Karate Club, we aim to provide high-quality, accessible karate classes that foster these core values.


Why Choose Us?

  • Dedicated, qualified and experienced instructors, certified with DBS checks, JKA licences, and first aid training.

  • A safe and supportive environment for all levels, from beginners to black belts.

  • A focus on developing strong values and a resilient character through martial arts.


Meet Our Instructors

Our team brings a wealth of expertise to the dojo, each instructor fully committed to your personal growth in karate. Their passion and dedication are evident in every class, empowering students to achieve their highest potential.



Ready to Embrace the Karate Way?

Enhance your physical fitness, mental acumen, and embark on a transformative journey with Shirley Shotokan Karate Club. For those ready to take the first step, sign up for our Free Trial Session and experience the spirit of karate firsthand. We look forward to welcoming you to our martial arts family

Principles of Self Defence

No matter how experienced you are, there’s always more room to perfect your form and master the art of self defence. We will help you grasp the techniques from a deeper, more disciplined perspective building on physical and mental confidence.

Focused on helping you to improve your form, inner strength and confidence.

This learning process happens at your own pace in a friendly and fun atmosphere.

Classes for all grades available. Book today!

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Training Times:

18:00 - 19:30

10:30 - 12:00


Beginners & All grades
Get fitter while having fun!
The relaxed atmosphere in the Dojo and the enthusiasm of both the instructors and the students, make learning karate at Shirley SKC a whole lot of fun. There will also be opportunities for meet ups and activities outside the Dojo too!
Meet new people!
Our students vary in age, from 5 to adults. We all train together and learn from each other. You will meet some amazing and interesting people and form long-lasting friendships
Discipline for both body and mind
Karate is not just a physical activity. We also adhere to a set of principles which we strive to apply in both the Dojo and our every day lives. 

Contact Us

Shirley Shotokan Karate Club

Orchard Park High School, CR0 7NJ, England, UK

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