Oxford University Karate Club

Coaching

Oxford University Karate Club is fortunate in having some of the highest quality coaching in the country.

Yoshinobu Ohta (7th Dan)Yoshinobu Ohta
Our Chief Instructor is Yoshinobu Ohta, 7th Dan. Ohta Sensei is a graduate of Takushoku University and has also attended the famous Instructors Classes at JKA Headquarters in Japan. From 1982-2003 Ohta Sensei was the assistant to Keinosuke Enoeda, 9th Dan (deceased). He regularly teaches on Tuesday evenings. These classes are very popular and are a great opportunity to watch and learn top-level karate.



Spiros Ventouras (5th Dan)Spiros Ventouras
Spiros, a 5th Dan with the JKAE, is our most dedicated instructor, giving up a lot of his spare time to teach in the evenings and on Saturday. His sessions are always good fun!








Leon Brown (3rd Dan)Leon Brown

Leon, a 3rd Dan with the JKAE is also a prominent instructor in our sessions. He took up karate relatively late in life after 22 years as a Royal Marine and is always striving to improve his own Karate and assist others in Karate-Do.