St. Michael's Karate Club

The family friendly independent karate club for 26 years

Founder Member

Sensei Ken Collingwood - Yondan

Ken is ranked Yondan (4th Dan) and a registered Independent Martial Art Sports Association (IMASA) instructor. He is Chief Instructor of St. Michael's Karate Club and Shaftesbury Karate Club. He has attended many courses on coaching, refereeing, self-defence, national and international training camps under the instruction of many top, world-renowned karate instructors. He is Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced check passed and has attended several courses on ‘Safeguarding and Protecting Children’.

He handed over St. Michael’s Karate Club to his son Andrew in January 2003 when he moved away from Salisbury and now lives in Derbyshire.

He continues to train and instruct in karate but no longer runs a club. He often takes sessions at St. Michael’s Karate Club when in the Salisbury area and travels extensively to attend courses and gradings. In June 2014 he was awarded the rank of Yondan by Independent Martial Art Sports Association (IMASA).

Page updated 14th December 2016