Welcome to

Gidea Park and Hornchurch
Ishinryu Karate Club

Official website of the Gidea Park and Hornchurch Ishinryu association Karate Club

About GPH Ishinryu

The club was founded in 2013 by England internationals, and siblings, Kate, Steve and Chris Karwacinski. Since starting as a small after school club in Gidea Park it has continued to grow, with open classes now running in St Michael’s Church. The club is part of the Ishinryu Karate Association, with clubs in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA.

Meet the Instructors

Kate Karwacinski

4th Dan

Steve Karwacinski

4th Dan

Chris Karwacinski

3rd Dan

Covid-19 Update

Ishinryu Dojo training has now resumed in line with EKF permission and Government guidelines.

If you have any specific Covid related questions please contact our Ishinryu Covid Officer, Sensei Alan Poole, alan@ishinryu.org)

Latest Club News

Interested in Joining the Club?

Check our timetable to see when our next session is on.

Get In touch

If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with us by giving us a call or by filling out the contact form below.

St Michael's Church, Main Road, Gidea Park, Romford, RM2 5EL