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The Club Instructor"Sensei Menik Glynn"

Sensei Menik Glynn, 5th Dan, is the club instructor of the Belfast Karate Club, affiliated to the Shotokan Karate Association (SKA) in England.

Menik has trained in the home of karate, Okinawa, Japan, under four grand masters:
Metatsu Yagi , Minoru Higa , Takashi Kinjo, Tetsuhiro Hokama and at the Kenshikai – Dojo: with Kakazu Sensei

Menik's Karate training began in West Africa with the Ghana Karate Federation, under several champion instructors. 

On returning to England she joined SKA, teaching since third kyu (1st brown belt). She has now achieved her 5th black belt (5th Dan, Godan) with SKA.

Menik also practiced Tang Soo Do (a Korean martial art), where she won a European Championship (2003) in Cambridge in Hyuns (forms) and 3rd place in Bo (weapons).

Menik was the gold medalist at the Irish International Karate Championship at Ardee, Dublin (2009) in Kata (forms) category and silver medalist (Kata) at the Seiko Kai Cup National Karate Championship, Sri Lanka (2009).

Now Menik has moved to Northern Ireland and started her own club under SKA and continues to enjoy teaching, especially children.

Menik is also Chair of UK Charity Sevana and was a Red Cross Volunteer.

About the Classes

Traditional Karate

Belfast Karate Club is the first Shotokan Karate Association (SKA) club in Northern Ireland.

SKA was formed in 1985 to promote the teaching of traditional Shotokan Karate. The Chief Instructor is the esteemed Karate instructor and practitioner Sensei Greg Durant, 8th Dan.

Our classes are taught by professionally qualified Karate instructors who specialise in teaching Karate to all age groups and all levels of ability.

We are experienced in working with children, achieving high standards of attention and behaviour in the classes.

Times & Locations

Weekly Karate Class Times

TUESDAY

South Belfast Methodist Church

Agape Centre Hall

(Between Windsor Park and Adelaide Park)
Lisburn Road

7.00 - 8.30 pm Children (5+) and Adults 

SATURDAY

South Belfast Methodist Church

Agape Centre Hall

(Between Windsor Park and Adelaide Park)
Lisburn Road

10.00 - 11.30 am Children (5+) and Adults

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