Author: Sochin Karate Club

Karate club featured in city’s media

Sochin Karate Club has been featured in the April edition of CommunityAd – the free magazine delivered through doors in Canterbury. To read the full article click this link to see the digital edition – our full page article is on page 48. For fun, fitness and friendship come...
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Honouring tradition, embracing innovation

A Canterbury karate club has fused the ancient with modern to promote techniques teaching physical abilities alongside mental and spiritual wellbeing.Sochin Karate Club Canterbury, based at Kendall Hall, Nunnery Fields, is led by experienced teacher and 5th Dan black belt Georges Dussart. The club is embracing the fusion of...
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Mid-Year Club Update

The club continues to train regularly and will be open through the summer months, twice a week on the usual Monday and Thursday evenings. Training will change to suit the weather, so during periods with higher temperatures, the sessions will be adjusted to ensure training can still take place...
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New Year, Fresh Start for 2023

The club is now training again after the Christmas holidays on our normal training schedule (Monday and Thursday nights, 7:00 – 8:30pm). This is a great time for people to start new things so if you’re reading this and haven’t done karate before, but are interested in trying it...
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Christmas Training Dates 2022/23

Over the last few weeks it has been encouraging to see the amount of people training regularly given the time of year and the cold weather we have had recently. There are several dates when the club won’t be training due to the Christmas and New Year holidays, as...
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New Club Name – Sochin Karate Club

Over the last year the club has changed training location and moved away from their original home at Canterbury Christ Church University, and are now regularly training at St Mary Bredin Hall. Over time we have come to realise that the location where the club trains is important, however...
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Training Location Update

The club are temporarily training in Kendall Hall, at St Mary Bredin Church, Canterbury. If you are a member of the Christ Church Community and looking to start training in karate, please get in touch beforehand to check for our latest training locations and times....
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Easter Training After Varsity 2022

If you are in a sports club at Canterbury Christ Church University and have stopped training regularly after Canterbury Varsity 2022 and are looking for another way to keep active and fit, Christ Church Karate runs throughout the year. We have recently welcomed several new student members to the...
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Training with Shiseikan Karate Club

Canterbury Karate Club have a long history training with Shiseikan Karate Club in Maidstone and joined them on 20th March 2022 as part of their grading event. Sensei Ivan Birch ran the training session, starting with 1 hour dedicated to Black and Brown belts, followed by 1 hour with...
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Starting up in 2022

If you’ve never given karate a go, now is as good a time as any. It doesn’t matter how young or old you are, we welcome newcommers and experienced karateka alike. We have a range of people training who are students, staff and alumni of Canterbury Christ Church University,...
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