Why Join our club?

Develop the whole you when you join the the Kenshinkan Karate club,

The best reason to join, is for karate itself, not only that, karate promotes, fitness, flexibility, strength and aerobic training, as well as being a great place to meet like minded people and make great friends.

Karate is not an easy art. But it is an art and like any other art the more you put into it, the more it will repay you. Karate enriches you physically, mentally and spiritually—developing your body, your mind and your character. This is what the Japanese call Shin-Gi-Tai.


The York Kenshinkan Karate Club is affliated  JKA England they are The Keeper of Karate’s Highest Tradition. Our karate is the strongest and most traditional karate there is. We see it not as a sport, but as a whole way of life, this is always our emphasis: the whole. The goal is to help you develop every aspect of who you are.

Here at the Kenshinkan, our priority is our members, this is why we are, always have been, and always will be a totally non-profit club, this means no member of our club, including instructors receive any payment, making us one of, if not the cheapest club in York to learn, and practice Karate with.

Our Club!

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