Karate in Ashford

Class Schedule

This Month - June 2018

Tuesdays - 6.30 - 8.00pm Childrens class - Christchurch Hall

Tuesdays - 8.00pm - 9.30pm Adult class - Christchurch Hall

Thursdays -  Furley Park Academy - 7.30 - 9.00

Saturdays  - Park Club Gym - 12 til 1.30

Sundays in June - This Sunday the 10th June there is a special class for all students planning to or hoping to grade on the 16th There will be two classes back to back  that will count as tripple lessons towards the required amount needed to undertake a grading. (Class's to be held at the Park Club Gym 12.00 midday - 2.30pm white to purple belt. 2.30 - 5.00pm purple and white belts and above. 

If you want to Grade on the 16th June or anytime soon then these are a must attend course for you. 


Charity challenge. This years challenge will be 100 kata and 1,000 squats.                

The challenge will take place early in July at the Park Club dojo. Sponsor forms and information will be given out soon.


The next grading will be June 16th 2018 

Without the required number of training sessions between gradings students will not be allowed to grade. 

Proposed Grading to follow - October 6th 2018.

About us

Traditional Japanese Karate

Established over 30 years ago, Ashford Karate is part of the South East Shotokan Karate Academy.

South East Shotokan Karate Academy is headed by Geoff Luker, former Japan Karate Association UK Team member and instructor to 24 National team members since the year 2000.

Sensei Geoff Luker gained his Shodan (Black belt) in 1986 and has trained in traditional Japanese (JKA) Karate ever since, travelling all over the world to train and compete. 

Something for everybody

Whatever your reasons for training our classes can cater for you. 

Monday - Briary School CT6 7RS

Tuesday -Christchurch Hall. TN23 7SR

Wednesday - Briary School CT6 7RS

Thursday -Furley Park TN23 3PA

Friday - St Peters - CT6 7SH

Saturday -Park Club Gym TN248TN

Each class is designed to ensure you or your child get the most from training, fully qualified and experienced black belt instructors are available during every lesson.


Why karate?

Learn self defence

Improve your self confidence

Increase agility and flexibility

Improved concentration


Core strength



This Girl Can

Imagine if this was your child. How much confidence would she have in life?

Make a difference to your child, get them into karate the JKA way.

This girl Can

JKA kids


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Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

Why not come along to one of our classes and see for yourself

ASHFORD KARATE - 07793 755860

HERNE BAY KARATE - 07985 298437

Monday - 6.00pm - 7.30pm Herne Bay

Tuesday - 6.30pm - 8.00pm Ashford

Tuesday - 8.00pm - 9.30pm Ashford

Wednesday - 6.00pm - 7.30pm Herne Bay

Thursday - 7.30pm - 9.00pm Ashford

Friday - 6.00pm - 7.30pm Herne Bay

Saturday: 12.00 - 1.30pm Ashford

Sunday: Special monthly lessons - see newsletter and Facebook for update

Latest news

New SUNDAY classes are coming. From 28th January (White belt to green belt)

Sensei Geoff will be conducting new Sunday classes from the 28th January. These classes will be limited to a maximum of 16 students of similar grade, the classes will be 3 hours long and will cover all aspects required for grading.

Each of these new classes will add two signatures to attendance cards. 

Reserve your place with Sensei now

This is our style of karate

This is our style of karate

This is our style of karate