Cheltenham Shotokan Karate Academy

The Cheltenham Shotokan Karate Academy (CSKA) which is one of the oldest karate clubs in Cheltenham, having been around since the early 1970's.

The club is currently under the direction of Sensei Alan Armstrong (6th Dan KSKA), who has been with the club since 1981, ably supported by Sensei's Chris Dagnan (3rd Dan) and Chandu Patel (2nd Dan).

We practice Shotokan Karate with a strong traditional emphasis.

We are founder members of the English Shotokan Academy, an organisation set up in 1990 to follow the teachings of the late Shihan Taiji Kase (9th Dan).

Training Times:

18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00

St Mary's Mission Hall, Churchill Memorial Gardens, Lower High Street, Cheltenham

Contact Alan on 01684 773022 or email

New members and visitors are welcome to join us.