Sensei Paul Jones

Ludlow, Brecon, Monmouth & Hereford Instructor.
Brief info

Sensei Paul Jones is currently a 5th Dan Black Belt and holds the rank of Shidoin. He is a founder member and also the President of the Shushokan Shito-ryu Karate Organisation (SSKO).

Training in Shukokai since he was 7 years old Paul has trained with several of the great Japanese Shukokai Karate Teachers including Kawata Sensei, Ishitobi Kazuo Sensei and the late Kimura Shigeru Sensei and Yamada Sensei.

Alongside his training with the Japanese Masters, Paul has trained and studied under some of the most well known Western Shukokai exponents including Hanshi Paul Mitchell, of Samurai Karate International, Shihan Eddie Daniels, of Kimura Shukokai International and of course his direct teacher of many years Shihan Tom Beardsley.

Links with Japan
Paul has visited Japan 13 times in his quest to study the traditional teaching methods practised in the Karate school of Shukokai and to accurately replicate those methods and approaches in the UK. Paul’s experience in Japan, combined with years spent competing and coaching allow him to deliver an exciting, challenging and rewarding form of Karate for his students.

Club and Association Training
Paul runs four Shushokan clubs at; Ludlow, Brecon, Monmouth, and Hereford. He holds an enhanced CRB check and current instructor insurance. Paul is the grading officer at a number of other clubs in the Association. He also organises and leads the regular monthly Shushokan senior grade training which draws together the senior grades from all Shushokan clubs.

In 2017 Paul was appointed Assistant Kata Coach to the Official WKGB Welsh Karate Squad.

Contact Paul
Mobile: 07850 003 672