Yoshitaka Shotokan Karate Club


"United Schools of Karate Wales"
"United Schools of Karate Wales"

Welcome to the Yoshitaka Karate Club Website. The club is a Swansea (Wales) based Shotokan Karate club. We are a friendly Karate club that welcomes both adults and children to join us.


We hold training sessions in various locations across Sketty and Upper Killay. The club is affiliated to the United Schools of Karate Wales (USKW) and our Sensei, Patrizio Camillini is the Chief Instructor of USKW.

If you would like to join us please see our training times and contact us to see which class is best for you.


If you would like information on YKC, please go to our about us page which includes information regarding our style, instructor and training.


Forthcoming events

Kata Seminar

Yoshitaka Karate Club invites you to attend a Kata Improvement Course with guest instructor Sensei Jonathan Mottram (5th Dan, 3 times Commonwealth Champion & national Kata coach) on December 3rd, 2017.


Course times:


10.30 - 11.30 am  ----------  Children under 10 years up to green belt


11.45 - 13.00 pm  ----------  Middle level


13.15 - 15.00  ---------------  Brown and Black belts

Venue: Sketty Primary School


Cost: £15 for a single session, £20 for 2 sessions


This is a fantastic opportunity for our club members and will be extremely beneficial for those students grading in December.

Kyu grading

The next Kyu grading will take place on Saturday 16th December, 2017 at Sketty Primary School. Students will receive more information nearer the time. Refreshments will be available.


In preparation for your grading you have the opportunity to train with champion Jonathan Mottram On December 3rd (see above).

Dan grading

Dan grading is scheduled for December 3rd, 2017. For those learning the Dan grading Bunkai you can click here to see a film of Daisy and Oscar showing us how it should be done.


It may look complicated but don't panic! Just break it down into the six sets of moves Sensei has been teaching us. You can do it!


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