Jason’s Karate workshop will be a fun activity for all the family, young and old! Jason has enormous professional experience and a wealth of achievements, he continues to teach classes for children and adults, along side his personal fitness business Fighting Fit.
Jason first discovered Shukokai Karate in 1989 after watching a demonstration. The demonstration impressed Jason with the speed and power that was created with kicks and punches.
Jason worked hard for the next few years and had great success competing at national competitions. He was rewarded with a place on the British Squad for the 1992 World Championships in Portugal. Jason was then awarded his Black Belt by Sensei Kimura 8th Dan at the World Championships after reaching the quarter final stage in the individual kumite and being part of the mens Gold medal squad. He then went on to represent Great Britain at the next World Championships in the U.S.A, again Jason reached the quarter final stage and received a Silver medal in the mens team event.
Jason made his return to competition in 2015 after being selected as part of a 4 man team to represent England at the European Championships, he went on to win a bronze medal in the individual event. Competing at the World Championships in Romania Jason came away with another bronze medal, going on to win the European Championships two more times.
Jason was awarded his 2nd Dan in 1995, 3rd Dan in 2001, 4th Dan in 2006, 5th Dan in 2011 and awarded the rank of 6th Dan in 2018.