Club was set up in Leighton Buzzard at Brooklands Residents
Association Main Hall in Garden Leys by Colin Wilsher 3rd
Dan in the early 1980's, he also had a spin-off club which
ran for a good few years at a school in Tring. Following a
hectic and successful few years Colin moved from the area.
over the running of the Club to Shan Bryans and Duncan Ward
in 1988 and they have run the club and instructed for the
past sixteen years.
the 1980's there was a surge of interest in the Martial Arts
following the Karate Kid Films. At that point they had a waiting
list of people wanting to join and a very large childrens
mid 1990's following an interest by members in competition
sparring a temporary Monday Night Class was started to cater
for the extra training required at that time in sparring.
regularly attend courses in different styles and techniques
including weapons and a weapons syllabus has recently been
added to the basic syllabus for high grades.
past the club has run specialised Self Defence Courses alongside
the main class for groups of people interested in that aspect
of Martial Arts only. Althougth street self defence training
is very much part of the clubs syllabus.