Blackrod & Bolton Goju Ryu Karate

If anyone wants to add to this website please send your news/info to  and i will gladly update to this site. Please check for updates to keep informed. Cheers Simon...

Happy Birthday to the Karate Club

October 24, 2009
This weekend see's the 25th Anniversary of the club.

Ian Clarkson has the distinction of being an original member of the first lesson ever. Well Done Ian such an achievement in hard work and commitment.

Amanada has grown in the Karate community 6th Dan and is one of the highest ranking instructors in the Goju Ryu in the country, if not Europe. She has seen the club flourish in Blackrod and over the years expanded by added regular sessions in Sharples and Tourton in Bolton.

This weekend the club celebrates its 25th Birthday and a celebration will be held in Blackrod Community centre at 2.15pm onwards on the 24th Oct.  There will be food, drink, music and celebrating.

Please join us if you can and here's to another 25 years !!!!


Grading Photos

September 23, 2009
Check out the grading photos from 20th Sept.

Well done to all who passed on the day.


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Charity Day 12th September

September 1, 2009
We are holding a charity open day, everyone welcome.... come and train for the first time, or if already a member bring another person with you, it's all for a good cause !!!!!

Tony Bewley and some of his students wil also be coming, so it should be a good day all round


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Gradings to Purple Belt

September 1, 2009

Gradings are here again, Sunday 20th September.

Put it in your diary !!!!


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Bank Holiday Closure

August 3, 2009
Dear All,

Please note that Karate will not be open for Saturday 29th and Monday 31st August.

Pass the word.

Karate will resume on Wednesday 2nd Sept.


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Pictures of Scarecrow Festival Demonstration

July 5, 2009
Hi All,

Under the gallery section i have added in the photos from the Scarecrow festival.Click on the link and it should take you to the right page.

If anyone else has photos, please email me at the address above.



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Change of Venue - 4th July

July 4, 2009
Pass on the message ....

Saturdays lesson is now in the  ART STUDIO, Hampton Street, Horwich, B16 7JH, behind the Crown Pub.

Tell Everyone Please.....

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Scarecrow Festival 4th July

June 23, 2009
If any of you are interested in taking part on the day please meet at 6pm at Blackrod community centre. We have been asked to do a 15 min demonstration.

All welcome to come and be involved.

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Change of Venue Thursday 4th June

June 2, 2009
Pass on the message ....

Thursdays lesson is now in the  ART STUDIO, Hampton Street, Horwich, B16 7JH, behind the Crown Pub.

Tell Everyone Please.....

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May 17th 2009 Gradings

May 17, 2009
Well done to everyone who graded today. The effort and commitment from all who took part was brilliant.
Congratulations to all who passed and you can check out some photos from today in the gallery.

If anyone has photos from today you want to post on this website please send to and i will happily add.

take care everyone.

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