Shukokai Karate-the way for all



" The greatest masters are also students."                                                       




Sensei Mark Conlon,  5th Dan  (CRB) (DBS Updated)

Sensei Mark Toplis,   4th Dan  (CRB) (DBS Updated)




New Members Welcome


                                New Beginners Course:

   Mon.   5th June 2017   7:00pm  (Salford)

  Tues.   6th June 2017   7:00pm  (Monton)

 Thurs.  8th June 2017   7:00pm  (Walkden)



      Beginners and advanced grades welcome,  7 years and over..






                 Sensei Conlon  01942 812335 

                            (or)    0780 109 8938



                 Sensei Toplis  07552 372474





Training Times &  (3) Locations


Tuesdays  7pm - 8:30pm                                       

Monton Memorial Hall                                Monton Green                                                           Eccles  M30 8AP

               HALL  -  Fully Alarmed and CCTV cameras in operation. 
Thursdays  7pm - 8:30pm
Sundays    6pm - 7:30pm
St. Pauls Community Centre
Manchester Road
Walkden    M28  3JR
      HALL  -  Fully Alarmed and CCTV cameras in operation.
Mondays   7pm - 8pm
Holy Angels Church Hall
Moorfield Road
Salford  M6 7EY
             HALL - Fully Alarmed and CCTV cameras in operation.

Hoodies and T Shirts


 Adult and Child Sizes Available









Member of the Month Trophy


             It's not easy to win the  "Member of the Month"   trophy. 

             For those Members who do win it . . . it's a great honour.

      Sometimes it's  NOT  awarded at all . . . you have to  EARN  it  !


Member of the Year Trophy

        Large Gold Cup Trophy  (Winner) 

  It's even harder to win the  "Member of the Year"  trophy.

   The Member must be the highest attended over the 1 Year

   period,  combined with the most improved over that time.





Karate History and Resources





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Shukokai Origin



                              Chojiro  Tani

       Founder of Shukokai (1921 - 1998)



The Shukokai school of karate was founded way back in 1946 by Chojiro Tani Sensei. 


He began his study of karate at junior high school practising Go Ju Ryu and continued his training at the Doshisha University in Kyoto where he studied under CHOJUN MIYAGI,   the great karate Master  (who was the founder of Go Ju Ryu and who had trained under HIGAONNA  Sensei).    Later when Sensei MIYAGI returned to Okinawa, TANI Sensei trained under KENWA MABUNI.


After the Second World War TANI Sensei started to teach Karate in an open air car park in the centre of Kobe.  His group (Shukokai) soon grew and one year later he built his own Dojo attached to his house.


In 1946 TANI Sensei was presented with the scroll of succession from MABUNI Sensei and was given permission to start up his own school: Tani-Ha Shito-Ryu.


On 13th April 1997,  several Dan Grades from SHOGUN (including myself) travelled down to Crystal Palace where we trained under TANI Sensei on a special course he was holding.  At the end of the course I had my photograph taken with him and he generously signed my Karate Licence.     What an honour !


Sadly,  Master TANI passed away in Kobe Hospital on Sunday 11th January 1998.  He was truly a legend in his own lifetime.