Summer Training Times

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Members notice on training times during the summer holidays. Specialising in Kata over the summer, in preparation for the November Club Championships.

June 2017 Festival and Kumite Finals

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The 2017 festival and finals summary article, video and  pictures.

Results of the NKI Championship Finals

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The results of the NKF Championship finals held at the festival on 18th June 2017.

Podium photos National Karate Institute Finals 2017.

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Podium Photo Gallery of the National Karate Institute Finals.

Japan Day 2017

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Japan Day 2017 at Cults Academy.

We were very pleased to be asked to take part in Japan Day again.  Always a great day out.

NKF Kumite Karate Championships

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Qualfying rounds for the NKF Championships with finals to be held at the festival on June 18th.

New Wednesday Starter Class at Cults

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A new Adults starter class at Cults on Wednesday 24th May 2017.

Pre-Competition Course 23rd April 2017

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Summary of the pre-competition kumite course in April 2017.

26th March Grading - Championships and Festival.

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26th March Grading and a summary of some of the upcoming events, the National Championships and the run up to the June festival and finals.

26th February 2017 Pre-Grading course

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Highlights of the course in preparation for next month’s grading and the club championships starting in May. 

Advanced Training Course January 2017

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First course of 2017, a promising start to the year ahead.

Instructors receive NVQ standards Coaching Diploma.

New Class on Wednesday Starting November 9th

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2 New evening classes starting on Wednesday 9th of November at Albyn School. 

Special offer for new children 5-12 years. 

New Adult beginners class aimed at all ages at a slow pace.

Info - 2016 NKF Kumite Championship & final grading.

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November and December NKF events - what you need to know. 

Australian NKF connection

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Ian and Fiona Ellis, NKF 5th Dans are our Scottish Australian connections.   Fiona lifted a Gold Medal in the WKC Championships and Ian is a qualified WKC referee. We asked Fiona to tell us a little about how they have continued their Karate since leaving our club in Aberdeen ten years ago.

2016 Masters Course

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The highlights of the 2016 Masters Course.  June 2016.

NKF 2016 Kata Championships & Results

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Our successful and highly acclaimed 2016 NKF Kata Championships results and photos. 

NKF Kata Championships Sunday 29th May 2016

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Please register as soon as possible for the NKF Kata Championships. Cults Academy on 29th May 2016. 

World Class Trophies up for grabs!

Masters Course 25th & 26th June 2016

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The weekend of 25th & 26th June 2016 will be this years special masters course at Cults academy, Aberdeen.  A must attend course for all students. This promises to be a fantastic weekend of top quality Karate.

OSS Newsletter January 2016

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The January 2016 issue of the new OSS newsletter is free and available now to view or download.

9th Dan for Ronnie Watt

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Ronnie Watt attained his 9th Dan in November 2015 making him one of the select few that has become the highest graded Shotokan Karate instructors in the world.

National NKF Kumite Championships November 2015

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A very succesful tournament for the NKF nationals held at Cults Academy, Aberdeen on 8th November 2015.


Berk, France October 2015

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Ronnie’s NKF Squad return from an Open International competition in France with Gold, Silver and 2 bronze.

OSS newsletter September 2015

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The September issue of the new OSS newsletter is free and available to view or download.

European Hall of Fame for our own Ronnie Watt

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Ronnie Watt is to be inducted to the Eurpoean Hall of Fame for martial arts.  The award ceremony will take place in Germany later this year. Ronnie and his wife Gail have been invited to attend the black tie event as a special guests.   This award adds to an already sizeable list of accolades and awards Ronnie has collected in recent years.

Taiji Kase - A touching tribute

A moving video from Italy in tribute to the late Taiji Kase.  

'A man, a teacher, a friend.'

We felt this was well worth sharing.

Masters Course June 2015

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The NKF Masters course was a great success and was well attended with some people even travelling from other countries such as Norway and Austria just to attend the course in Aberdeen.     It was a rare opportunity for Karate students to train with some of the worlds best Karate instructors and get insights and tips to achieve perfection in the performance of Kata and in winning at Kumite.

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