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Sanchin Ryu Okinawan Karate is a traditional Okinawan Karate style offering Self Defence training to individuals throughout the local area. The clubs, which can be found in the local areas of Lancashire including Skelmersdale, Manchester and Merseyside, originally started out in 1978 and has many years experience in the Martial Arts and Self Defence trade.

The group provides individuals with an expert Self Defence Training schedule and has local Dojo (clubs). The expert Sensei (teachers) help students be more aware of danger in every day situations and the best way to resolve them. The training is designed to teach the student effective techniques in anti-bullying, anti-abduction, self protection and self defence every time.

With a team that includes 4 senior instructors, assistant instructors, a Student Welfare/Child Protection Officer, Colin Eadie and a very efficient secretary fully qualified martial artists, Sanchin Ryu Okinawan Karate has an enthusiastic vastly experienced team of, highly skilled Karate Instructors from 3rd Dan Black Belt to 6th Dan Master (Hanshi).

Our Current Instructors & Examiners

Shihan Ken Fairhurst (6th Dan), Sensei Graham Crispin (4th Dan) Instructor/Examiner,
Sensei Vincent Bennett (4th Dan) Instructor/Examiner, Sensei Paul Fane (3rd Dan) Instructor/Examiner (Liverpool),  & Steven Hughes (1st Dan) Assistant Instructor.

Sanchin Ryu Karate is taught by Shihan Ken Fairhurst at the following venues in Skelmersdale: Digmoor Community Centre, & Birchgreen Community Centre (Seniors Only). For further details about the Karate Classes at these venues, please visit the Classes page