Fred East
corner left-topcorner right-top
HIGASHI RYU MARTIAL ARTS
Traditional Japanese Karate & Swordsmanship
corner left-bottomcorner right-bottom

About Higashi Ryu
Martial Arts...

 

Higashi Ryu is a school of traditional Japanese martial arts taught by Sensei Fred East, 7th Dan Shitoryu Karate instructor and founder of Kenbudo Higashi Ryu, a form of Japanese Swordsmanship.

 

The dojos operating under Sensei East all teach a mixture of Shitoryu Karate, Kenbudo, Battojutsu, Kobudo and Kyusho. To find out more about the syllabus and instructors at our dojos in Weston-Super-Mare, Worle and Yatton - simply click the button below or view our gallery to see our instructors and students in action.


Syllabus Gallery

Karate

Shitoryu Karate teaches students to defend themselves against attackers using a combination of Strikes, take downs and throws.

read more

Kenbudo

Kenbudo Higashi Ryu is based on traditional Japanese training methods to develop an effective and dynamic approach to combat.

read more

Kobudo

Kobudo is a weapons system that teaches students how to use traditional self-defense weapons such as the Bo staff, Nunchaku, and Sai.

read more

Kyusho

Students are taught the principals of Kyusho (Nerve Centre Striking) - the technique of manipulating pressure points in Karateka.

read more

Traditional skills and techniques

Real world applications

  • Young Samurai

    Training in Karate or
    Kenbudo isn't restricted
    to adults. Find out
    more...
    Fjord Image
  • Training Camps

    Annual summer training
    camps on the Tors of
    Dartmoor (Gasshuku).
    View the gallery...

     

    City Image
  • Philosophies

    Martial Arts are more
    thank just self
    defense techniques.
    Discover how...
    Trekking Image
  • Video Gallery

    A collection of video
    footage of the schools
    members. Click to
    watch here...

     

    Office Image

Get in touch

Fred East  Chief Instructor and Founder
Higashi Ryu Kenbudo & Karate
(Weston-super-Mare), Karate & Sword
somersetbudokai@gmail.com

Tony Barber (Yatton), Karate Instructor
Mob: 07762725595

Matt Dancey (Worle), Karate, Sword & Young Samurai Instructor

Tel: 01934 261525
Mob: 07582 698100

Connect with us on Facebook

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/budokaiuk