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CLUB INSTRUCTORS

Sensei Shahinaz Pelter, Chief Instructor of Bromley & South East London JKA Karate Club. 

“For me Karate has become a passion and a way of life”

Sensei Shahinaz & Son Patrick

(Click to Enlarge) Sensei Shahinaz Pelter & son Patrick Pelter in 2013.    

Sensei Shahinaz Pelter is a former diplomat who took up karate after her son Patrick (now 2nd Dan) & the club Junior Instructor took an interest in karate. 

Click to Enlarge) Many Congratulations to Junior Instructor Patrick!!! Well Deserve it!!!

(Click to Enlarge) 
Junior Instructor Patrick Pelter (2017). 

Sensei Shahinaz (2nd Dan) is a dedicated  karate-ka. She trains regularly at South London Karate Club, where she also teaches with Sensei Martin Dobson (4th Dan), to whom she will always be grateful for teaching her the very first Shotokan karate techniques. She also gets extra, Valuable training with Sensei Ohta (7th Dan JKAE Chief Instructor), Sensei Ismail (6th Dan and Head of the Association) Sensei Tomlin  and Sensei Stewart ( Both 6th Dan and members of the JKAE technical committee).

 After hard training and dedication she obtained her 1st Dan at the prestigious  International JKAE Spring Course at Crawley. The very difficult Dan grading was conducted by Sensei Osaka (8th dan), Sensei Ohta (7th Dan) & Sensei Larsen (7th Dan) . 

With sensei Martin & Sensei Roy

 Sensei  Dobson, Sensei Tomlin, Sensei Shahinaz Pelter & Patrick Pelter, Inter-club Competition in 2012. 

In 2013, Sensei Shahinaz  passed both  JKAE Instructor and  Referee Level 3. 

In 2015, Sensei Shahinaz  passed both  JKAE Instructor and  Referee Level 2. 

In November 2017, Sensei Shahinaz achieved the prestigious JKA Instructor D International Qualification. 

Sensei Martin describes  Shahinaz by “ a very popular and a natural teacher of all aspects of karate – do”.

In 2014she obtained her 2nd Dan at the prestigious  International JKAE Autumn Course at Crawley. The Dan grading was conducted by Sensei Sawada (7th dan), Sensei Shiina (7th Dan) and  Sensei Ohta (7th Dan). 

Sensei Shahinaz regularly attends  all JKA England  National and International courses. In February 2012, she was awarded, along with her son Patrick, a special attendance Certificate from Sensei Ohta.

With Sensei Ohta After Receiving The All Courses Attendance Certificate in 2012

Sensei Ohta, Sensei Shahinaz & Patrick  After Receiving The All Courses Attendance Certificate in 2012

In January 2010, Sensei Shahinaz went to Japan to attend the Kan Geiko (Winter Training) course at the JKA headquarter in Tokyo. 

She has also taken part in many JKAE interclub and nationals karate competitions at which she has won gold, silver and bronze medals.

 

Sensei Shahinaz Competing in July 2010

Sensei Shahinaz Competing in July 2010

Sensei Shahinaz ,Bronze Medal in Kata a& Kumite in 2010

Sensei Shahinaz, Bronze Medal in Kata & Kumite in 2010

Sensei Shahinaz has also participated  as a Judge, Centre Referee, timekeeper and Recorder in several competitions, including the European Championship in England in 2011, the Four Nations Cup in 2012, the  JKAE 10thAnniversary Cup in 2013, the National Championships and the JKA England 1st Open National Championships in 2014.

In January 2015, Sensei Shahinaz Pelter received,  with a great pleasure, from Sensei Ohta, JKA England Chief Instructor, the JKA England Club of the Year Certificate. 

(Click to Enlarge) Sensei Shahinaz Pelter, Chief Instructor of Bromley & South East London JKA Karate club, & Patrick Pelter after receiving the JKA England Club of the Year Award-Winning Certificate from Sensei Ohta, JKA Englanf Chief Instructor, on 10th January 2015

(Click to Enlarge) Sensei Shahinaz Pelter, Chief Instructor of Bromley & South East London JKA Karate club, & Patrick Pelter after receiving the JKA England Club of the Year Award-Winning Certificate from Sensei Ohta, JKA Englanf Chief Instructor, on 10th January 2015

 

JKAE 10TH ANNIVERSARY CUP, NOVEMBER 2013

Sensei Shahinaz Pelter ( Referee ), Patrick Pelter   (competitor). JKA England Nationals, 2013

 

 

 

 


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