© 2019 Eastbourne Kyokushinkai Karate Club

Eastbourne Karate Club has been offering traditional Kyokushinkai Karate lessons in Eastbourne for over 30 years. We practice this effective form of martial arts in a welcoming and safe environment. Our main club instructor has been training in Eastbourne for over 35 years and is also the GB Under 18s National Coach. 


Our Karate School offers lessons in Eastbourne for children from the age of five years. We also hold dedicated senior lessons for ages 14+. Eastbourne Karate Club is affiliated to the BKK - an association of similar karate clubs located all over the UK. This affiliation enables our students to attend National Karate Courses and tournaments. We teach the IFK Karate Syllabus which means the grades achieved are recognised and Worldwide. 


Kyokushinkai Karate is the traditional form of full contact Karate, which was founded by Sosai Mas Oyama and brought to the UK by Hanshi Steve Arneil.  

Eastbourne Kyokushinaki Karate Club is Eastbourne's longest established Karate club and have coached many international Karate champions who have been successful in both full contact fighting and Kata competitions. We meet on Monday evenings at St Catherine's College (Formerly Bishop Bell School), Priory Road, Eastbourne BN23 7BL. We accept beginner students from the age of 8 years up to 15 years. Ages 16+ are welcome if they have previous martial arts experience - whatever martial arts style or organisation you are from. 

Join us for the legendary annual BKK Summer Camp at Felsted School, Essex which usually takes place  every August. Three days of non-stop Kyokushin Karate with top instructors, led by Hanshi Steve Arneil 10th Dan. Open to all Kyokushin organisations. 

All Eastbourne karate club members are welcome to train with our national squads. We hold regular training sessions for Kata, Clicker and full contact Knockdown squads. 

Candidates can attempt black belt grades at our annual Summer Camp. Hanshi Steve Arneil - 10th Dan is our National grading examiner.