Classes take place in Annan and Thursby , Annan (Tuesday, Thursday), Thursby (Monday, Wednesday).
Sensei Alistair Mitchell has been practicing Shotokan karate for 45 years. During this time, he has trained and graded with the world’s best instructors. From 4th Dan he trained and graded in Japan on a yearly basis cumulating in his successful 7th Dan examination in 2012. In addition to this he also qualified as a certified “A” class instructor and examiner in Japan.
Alistair's competition career has spanned 43 years during which time he represented the Scotland and Great Britain All Styles National Teams with the following major successes:
3 x Scottish Middle Weight All Styles Champion.
British Middle Weight All Styles Champion.
Commonwealth Middle Weight All Styles Champion.
2 x European Team All Styles Champions (Scotland).
World Team All Styles Champions (Great Britain).
On retiring from the British and Scottish Teams he concentrated on individual tournaments winning:
4 x Individual WSKF World Championships.
3 x Individual World Police and Fire Games Karate Championships
Classes take place in Annan and Thursby
Thursby Parish Hall
Annan Dance Studio, Annan Academy
St Johns Road
Dumfries & Galloway