(KSI World Chief Instructor & Founder of SKF)



The only association recognised by Kimura Shukokai International to teach the art of Kimura Shukokai Karate in the UK

The Shukokai Karate Federation (SKF) was formed in 1980 by the late Chief Instructor Shihan Eddie Daniels 9th Dan, who was one of the most respected pioneer Karate teachers in the country.


Shihan Daniels came from the old school of karate, and was part of the golden pioneer generation of karate when karate was fresh in the uk back in the 1960's.


He never lost the basic fundamentals of the martial art which is important for the ultimate test in character, to aim to become the ultimate Martial Artist. Keeping to the roots of karate but with a modern approach it is no suprise that the SKF is still around today constantly developing and growing the style of Kimura Shukokai, from who he followed the teachings of his late master, Soke Shigeru Kimura 10th Dan (1941-1995).


Shihan Eddie Daniels sadly passed away 25th January 2020 aged only 70 years old.


The SKF are forever grateful for all the leadership and teachings Shihan Daniels gave to all his students, and he will be sadly missed by all his family and students all over the world.


The Shukokai Karate Federation is now headed by Shihan Eddie Daniels most senior student Sensei Clem Braithwaite 7th Dan and he is assisted by Shihan Daniels wife Sensei Solfrid Daniels 7th Dan.


The Shukokai Karate Federation (SKF) have built a reputation for producing students and instructors of the highest standards over the years. Although sport is only part of our Organisation we have regularly produced Junior & Senior National & International Champions in both Kumite & Kata within Shukokai and All-Styles respectively. The Shukokai Karate Federation is the only Shukokai organisation within the UK affiliated to Kimura Shukokai International (The World Governing Body for Kimura Shukokai).


Only members of the Shukokai Karate Federation may participate in any Kimura Shukokai International European & World Championships and other such events. The SKF is also affiliated to the English Karate Federation (EKF) who are the official governing body for Karate in England recognised by the British Karate Federation (BKF), European Karate Federation (EKF) & World Karate Federation (WKF). WKF are the official karate organisation recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).


If you want to be part of this forward thinking and constant developing Karate Organisation with ambition and drive, you are welcome to apply at any of our dojos located around the country.


  • Access to (KSI) Kimura Shukokai International World & European Championships
  • Access to regular KSI International & SKF Domestic Courses / Seminars
  • Regular SKF National Squad training for Juniors & Seniors
  • Regular SKF Domestic Championships
  • Regular Grading Examinations
  • Access to EKF National Team / WKF Sanctioned Competitions
  • Access to Referee & Judges Courses & Qualifications 
  • Learn the true art of Kimura Shukokai Karate from Highly ranked Senior Instructors
  • All SKF Instructors are fully CRB/DBS (Criminal Records Bureau) checked
  • Full Members Insurance cover for all SKF students
  • Gain Confidence and Self Belief
  • Gain Respect
  • Gain Fitness
  • We teach Men, Women & Children of all ages

Visit the official Kimura Shukokai International website here