Welcome to Tsutahashi Karate Club - Ivybridge

Established in 1987, Ivybridge's Tsutahashi Shotokan Karate Club is a welcoming and friendly club, widely recognised for its excellent standards and high-achieving students in terms of grades and competitive success, together with personal fulfilment for members of all ages on their journey to Black Belt and beyond.

The club belongs to the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB) which is the largest karate organisation in the UK, commanding great respect in the martial arts world. Grading examinations are conducted by Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th Dan, Chairman of the KUGB.

The club is run on a not-for-profit basis, focusing on high quality Shotokan Karate - an effective and strong traditional martial art taught in its full depth. We don’t cut corners  – this is the real thing! The quality and passion for this martial art in the club is self-evident. If you are looking for a high quality South Hams martial arts club you are very welcome to COME AND SEE FOR YOURSELF!

'Karate is about many things, but first and foremost it is about training'. Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th Dan, KUGB.