About Us

We are a Friendly Karate club that has been based in the Maypole / Hollywood area of Birmingham for over 20 years.  We have qualified professional instructors who have clean CRB checks.

Our instructors have over 15 years experience in practicing Karate and hold the following grades:

Brett Lavin (Dojo Leader) ~ 3rd Dan Black Belt

Matthew Smith ~ 2nd Dan Black Belt

Other Instructors:


Our instructors have knowledge and experience in other Martial Arts as well:

Matthew Smith ~ 3rd Dan Black Belt in Iaido & 3rd Dan Black Belt in Jodo.

Brett Lavin ~ Boxing, Sombo and Judo.