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Japan Karate Association World Federation
kawasoe sensei performing mawashi geri roundhouse kick
 A jumping side kick performed by sham aktar
Photo of Sham Aktar 6th Dan in front of all his karate teachers afyer a course circa 1994.
 About Shotokan Karate JKA Academy
photo of sham aktar demonstrating a high side thrust kick

                                                                    About Shotokan Karate JKA Academy :

  •   Shotokan Karate JKA Academy is affiliated to Japan Karate Association World Federation

  • - Head  Instructor, M. Kawasoe Sensei 8th Dan & Regular Chief Club Instructor Sham Aktar 6th Dan.

  • Key Points about Shotokan JKA Karate: It is the most powerful & dynamic Karate, Shotokan Karate JKA utilizes both sides of the body to produce powerful attacks, fast punches, kicks , strikes, blocks and some throws. It also develops a balanced & even development of the body & mind through its practice of basics,forms, and sparring drills in practice. ( Kihon, Kata & Kumite )

  • Practitioners employ powerfully delivered,blocks, punches & strikes, using the hips in every technique.

  •  Remember !!... Many other Karate systems were derived from the Shotokan JKA system.

such as taekwondo, kyokushinkai karate, wadoryu karate ..and many others...their founders learned under Gichin Funakoshi the founder of Shotokan JKA Karate as students.

 Now you have the opportunity to master the dynamic Karate of original Japan Karate Association karate as taught at the Japan Karate Association (JKA)  by the original  Shotokan JKA karate masters  towards Black Belt Excellence.




Sham Aktar 6th Dan - Trainer of great Black Belts,  is the chief club karate instructor/coach. He has has over 48 years of Karate & martial arts experience. He has trained in many traditional & modern martial arts, and has trained extensively in China, Malaysia, & Japan with the worlds' leading original Karate & Martial arts masters.  His goal is to revive  the spirit of true traditional Karate at the Shotokan JKA academy for his students, & to simplify the teachings & concepts of these masters, which have become fragmented, lost, or confused.  After many years of practice, research, & synthesis of all of his masters' teachings & essential points, he has been able to devise his unique, simplified, & best method of original Shotokan JKA karate upto Black Belt & beyond, which enables anyone to learn the original practical ultimate self-defence techniques & skills in a dedicated relatively shorter time then ever before, and become a great karate Black. 

Call now if you have the commitment to master the fascinating & challenging art of Shotokan JKA Karate with Sham Aktar & his coaching team:    Call FREE : 0800 999 1959 OR Mob/Text: 07956 553417
















shotokan jka Academy little Tigers kids in karate competition under the watchful eye of Sham Aktar head coach.
junior studentys participating in karate competitions
Shotokan JKA academy students with coach Sham Aktar, after winning in karate competitions.
letter of appreciation from our karate students to Sham Aktar.
Bruce Lee quote.
About Real Traditional Shotokan JKA Karate

About Real Traditional Shotokan JKA Karate

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Hean Nidan Kata or form of self defence
bruce lee quote.
master Gigo Funakoshi the great karate expert practising on the makiwara in the 1950's

Yoshitaka Funakoshi. The Genius of Karate & the son of Gichin Funakoshi the founder of  karate practising on the makiwara. 

photo of sham aktar demonstrating a high side thrust kick yoko geri kekomi.
photo of sham aktar doing a jumping high side kick over a burning fire
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