Special Course with Richard Amos, 7th Dan. Chief Instructor WTKO. 11/10/17

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Red Sun Karate, WTKO Manchester

are proud to host a Special Evening Course with

Richard Amos Sensei

7th Dan, Chief Instructor, WTKO

Wednesday 11th October 2017

at: Red Sun Karate Dojo, Walkden

Session 1: 6.00-7.30pm (all grades/ages)

Session 2: 8.00-9.30pm (all grades/ages)

Cost: £20.00/person/session or £25.00 for full evening

(Juniors: £10.00/session or £15.00 for full evening)

Open to all ages and grades, irrespective of style or association/affiliation.


for more info and to book your place contact Colin Needham on:

07766-768742, or email: colin@karatemanchester.org

Book now to reserve your place

Pre-payment can be made by cheque, or Paypal


Richard Amos 7th dan, is well known for having completed the three-year JKA instructors' program in Tokyo in 1994, becoming only the second westerner ever to do so in the JKA's 50-year history.

A former KUGB Junior National Champion and British team member. Sensei Amos enjoyed several years on thepowerful KUGB national team during the boom years of Shotokan Karate in Europe during the early 1980's He passed Sandan under Enoeda Sensei in 1984, then left England for the USA in 1986.

In early January 1989 he decided to dedicate himself to training at the Headquarters of the Japan Karate Association in Ebisu, Tokyo. There he worked under the daily tutelage of Shohokan legends such as Nakayama, Asai, Ueki, Abe, Tanaka, Yahara, Osaka, Kawawada and Kagawa and graduated from their prestigious instructors class in the spring of 1994 after a 3-year apprenticeship.

For the next 6 years he taught daily at the JKA Honbu dojo, as one of their resident instructors, and at his own dojo in Tokyo

In 1998, he placed second in the kata and third in the kumite in the JKA World Championships in Switzerland and was judged to be overall Champion

In 2000, Sensei Amos moved back to New York and along with John Mullin, 8th Dan formed the World Traditional Karate Organization (WTKO) of which he is currently the Chief Instructor.

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