English Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA)

ESKA was formed in 1979 and is well established in the south east of England with approximately 16 clubs (about 800 members) dotted around the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Essex areas. The main club or Hombu (HQ) is located in Stevenage, Hertfordshire and is run by Sensei Michael Nursey (8th Dan and Joint Chief Instructor of ESKA).The karate ESKA practises is a very traditional style called Shotokan Karate, which was devised on the Japanese island of Okinawa, by the founder of this style, Sensei Gichin Funakoshi (1868-1957). All ESKA instructors are assessed.