About

Meet David Judah Daniel

I am a 4th Dan, and growing up in the 70s and 80s I explored combat sports available to me which included schoolboy boxing and wrestling. 

Beginning karate and martial arts later in life. Starting with Shotokan and then moving on to Shito ryu. 

Shukokai Karate Bristol: Our Manor Hall dojo Senior students and Instructors. Tim Lloyd 3rd Kyu, Aaron Daniel 2nd Dan, Shaun Harvey 3rd Kyu,  David Daniel 4th Dan (myself) , Jozef Margetin 2nd Dan, Laurence Daniel 1st Dan, Justin Bailey 1st Kyu, Isaac Daniel 2nd Dan.

Shukokai Karate Bristol: Our Manor Hall dojo Senior students and Instructors. Tim Lloyd 3rd Kyu, Aaron Daniel 2nd Dan, Shaun Harvey 3rd Kyu, David Daniel 4th Dan (myself), Jozef Margetin 2nd Dan, Laurence Daniel 1st Dan, Justin Bailey 1st Kyu, Isaac Daniel 2nd Dan.

Karate Bristol

We are a growing club and now have over 60 students training at our Bristol dojos. Our plan is to expand membership and increase the number of training nights. We currently train up to 5.5hours a week. (See timetable) 

We encourage families to train together and often split the classes so everyone can take something useful away with them.

We practice in the traditional way building on our basic technique,  kumite and kata amongst other disciplines. Self defence is a major part of each class.

Typically, we rehearse 'bunkai' -  (The techniques often hidden within our kata) - and then we adapt these techniques so they work effectively on the street.

At the club everyone looks after one another. We are friendly and make a point of welcoming new members without intimidation. Holding a mutual respect for our training partners. 

SHITO RYU SHUKOKAI UNION: With Sensei Masataka Ohshita 9th Dan and Sensei Chris Mileham 7th Dan,

The journey to black belt

It is within reach for just about everyone with the right determination. At the dojo, we learn, practice and refine our art. Fitness is a result of this training along with a sense of achievement.

Results come with a little commitment from you and us at the club. So one day you wake up and realise just how much you know. And the journey continues beyond black belt...

A karate club for all abilities and all ages.

Henry Smith 1st dan and Isaac Daniel 2nd Dan practicing a training drill.

Henry Smith 1st dan and Isaac Daniel 2nd Dan practicing a training drill.

Karate drills improve speed and agility

Karate drills improve speed and agility

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Sensei Mileham 7th Dan demonstrates a self defence technique on myself at or St Saviours dojo

Sensei Mileham 7th Dan demonstrates a self defence technique on myself at or St Saviours dojo

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