The Southern Area are excited to announce that Japanese legend Yoshihiko Iura will be joining them to deliver a National Kata course on 24th-25th November.

Taking place at Dartford Judo Club (Cotton Lane
Stone, Kent DA2 6PD), Iura will cover:

Saturday 24th November: Koshiki- No- Kata
Sunday 25th November: Katame- No- Kata

Mr Iura has a judo CV to rival many across the World and has coached across the World including Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Far East. The Japan Foundation and the Kodokan have posted him as Judo Expert to countries including Vietnam, India and Turkey previously.

He is a highly experienced Kata Coach who has demonstrated various Kata at Kodokan ceremonies, the All Japan Championships and the Kano Cup.

This is an opportunity not to be missed to be coached in Kata by one of the world’s leading experts in the field.

Participants will be accepted on a strictly first come first served basis. Having a partner is preferable, but not essential. Prior knowledge of these Kata is beneficial but not essential.


£30.00 per day,
£50.00 for both days.

For more information about the weekend and to book a slot, please click here