Study Authentic Okinawan Karate in Ilfracombe, North Devon, & Birmingham. England.

The Shinken Dojo is the personal Dojo of Glyn Jones Sensei and the training base for his Karate students who are spread out around the U.K.

Glyn Jones 6th Dan has created a place of training for individuals who are interested in studying authentic Okinawan Karate & Ti. They are able to study the art in a way that has been passed on through generations by the peaceful people of Okinawa, and is rarely seen outside of Japan.

An Art of Longevity based on the Virtues of Good Health and Highly Effective Self Protection.

Training takes place in private or small groups in the North Devon and Birmingham areas.  Times and days are discussed upon request.

If you wish to have an informal chat or are interested in knowing further details about the training that we do. Then please feel free to post a comment requesting thus and the Site Administrator/Ryusyokai Okinawa Karate UK Secretary Mr Craig Lilley will reply by return. Or e mail him on

The Shinken Dojo is an England U.K. Shibu (Branch) Dojo of “Ryusyokai Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate” under the authority of Shigetoshi Senaha Sensei based in Tomigusuku, Okinawa, Japan.

The Shinken Dojo offers Assurances on U.K. Instructor Qualifications, CRB Clearance Checks, Instructor & Student Insurances, Correct Codes of Practice, First Aid Training.

The Ryusyokai is a Martial Art system of traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate. Senaha Shigetoshi Sensei is the founder and president of Ryusyokai Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate, the purpose of which is to share and preserve traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu whilst promoting loyalty, honor, and respect.  The Ryusyokai Honbu Dojo is based in Tomigusuku, Okinawa, Japan.