New Forest Karate Club is a family club and welcomes beginners and experienced students of all abilities. Nigel has been a student of Shotokan Karate for over 30 years and studied with a number of Japanese and European Sensei (Instructor). He visited Japan and Okinawa in 2000 and briefly trained at the Japanese Karate Association HQ in Tokyo. He holds the grade of Yon Dan (4th Dan) and has a rank of Karate registered in the UK and Japan. Nigel is an NHS Technical Instructor (Sports & Fitness) and registered with the Royal Association of Occupational Therapists www.rcot.co.uk/ His ability to deliver traditional Shotokan Karate lessons is underpinned with a comprehensive understanding of physiology & anatomy, which he gained during his 24 years service with the NHS.His life experience and understanding of human development is enhanced with a background of teaching physical exercise to those with varied abilities. He is a registered Advanced Boxercise Instructor, a Fitness Coach with the NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)www.nasm.org/ holds a Sports First Aid Diploma and is registered with Register of Exercise Professionalswww.exerciseregister.org/ Nigel has taught Shotokan Karate to students of various levels and successfully developed and guided several members of his Karate Club to Dan grade (black belt) level. He has coordinated and organised a number of Karate fund raising events (please see news & events page) and was presented with a special award from the Japanese Karate Association in 2015.
New Forest Karate club is officially registered with NAKMAS and for more information please see: www.nakmas.org.uk/
New Forest Karate Club: Senior Karate Instructor Nigel Hosking 4th Dan - 07971634216 firstname.lastname@example.org