Sheffield Shotokan Instructors.

Martial arts is for everyone. Every achievement no matter how small, it is still an achievement. Elitism is hard to find and takes on many sacrifices.  Be nice and Endeavour.


All our instructos are C.R.B checked and all instructors have current coaching awards.

Additional photos of Bob by professional photographer Tony Baker.

Bob Hague (7th Dan)

43 years experience.

Trained and graded by Japanese and top British Sensei's.

C.R.B. checked.

AMA registered instructor.

Completed Club Coaching Award in December 2007.

Ex T.S.S.K. National Champion 1990.

Ex T.S.S.K. National 2nd place 1991.

Ex T.S.S.K. National Squad member.

Completed 30 Man Kumite.

Current First Aid Certificate

Mehmet Akyigit (3rd Dan)

Club Squad Coach

Ex A.M.A National Squad Member, Holding Several National Titles.

Current First Aid Certificate.

A.M.A. National squad member

Children's Coach

Elaine Shortridge (3rd Dan)

29 years experience

SKU Ladies Veteran Medal Holder

Has trained in karate since 1981

Completed AMA Coaching Award 2012
Current First Aid Certificate
Currently studying for Bsc in Psychology
Having successfully completed a module in Sports and Exercise Psychology.




Dr Richard Mullooly,P.H.D.
(3rd Dan)


Trained for 30 years in ShotokanIn UK and Europe.Graded by Sensei Kawazoe J.K.A





Mandy Glossop (1st Dan)

T.I.S.K.A Graded and trained





Gary Heathcote

Gary  has been training for over 25 years, being a member of the club all that time.

He holds national titles and was on the T.S.S.K National squad.

Trained in Shotokan and Muay Thai.

Gary runs the combat fitness and the Kick boxing classes.






Additional photos of Tony by professional photographer Tony Baker.

Tony Baker (4th Dan)

Trained in Shotokan from 1980.

Trained and graded by Japanese and top British Sensei's.

Completed Club Coaching Award in December 2007.

Current First Aid Certificate.




Danny Adams (1st Dan)

Current First Aid Certificate.

Completed Club Coaching Award in December 2007.

Has trained with Sensei Hague since the age of 11.




John Hallam (5th Dan Ju Jitsu), (2nd Dan Kobudo)


Instructor for Ju jitsu

Senior Instructor of 35 years standing.

Member of the Bushido Academies International


Debra Needham

Debra Needham (1st Dan)
Current First Aid Certificate
Trained and graded with Sensei Hague
SKU Ladies Medal Holder.


Debra has recently become the new dedicated Kids Instructor.

Kids Class