Our Black Belts


9th Dan

SHIHAN EDDIE DANIELS

(1949-2020)

KSI World Chief Instructor

(Founder of SKF)


7th Dan

Sensei Solfrid Daniels

SKF Joint Chief Instructor / SKF Squad Kumite & Kata Coach / KSI International Referee

Former 5 x KSI World Individual Kumite Champion 3 x World Kata Champion

Former 8 x KSI European Individual Champion (Kata & Kumite) 

Sensei Clem Braithwaite

SKF Joint Chief Instructor /  KSI International Referee

Former KSI World & Lightweight Kumite Champion

Former KSI World & European Team Kumite Champions member

Sensei Keith Cockburn

SKF Senior Instructor / KSI International Referee

SKF General Committee Member

Sensei Audun Daniels

SKF Vice Team Captain / SKF Squad Kumite & Kata Coach

WKF & EKF Accredited Coach / SKF Events Organiser / SKF Committee member

6x KSI Senior Individual World Champion 

16x KSI Senior Individual European Champion

3x KSI World Team Kumite Champion

5x KSI European Team Kumite Champion

5x KSI World Team Kata Champion

13x KSI European Team Kata Champion

Commonwealth Kumite Champion 2022

Former 4x English All Styles Individual Kumite Champion

Former 2x British All Styles Individual Kumite Champion 

 Sensei Paul Richards

SKF Squad Captain / Squad Kumite Coach

EKF Accredited Coach 

6x KSI Senior World Individual Kumite Champion

3x KSI World Team Kumite Champion

6x KSI European Team Kumite Champion

Former Commonwealth Individual All-Styles Champion


6th Dan

Sensei David Maynard 

SKF Senior Squad International

Former KSI World Individual Kumite Heavyweight +85kg Masters Champion 2010

2x KSI World Team Kumite Champion

5x KSI European Team Kumite Champion

Sensei Colin Gillingham


5th Dan

Sensei Dave Powell

(Former SKF Senior Squad International)



4th Dan

Sensei Peter Jelf

(SKF Assistant Coach)

(Current SKF Senior Squad International)

KSI European Silver Medalist Male 80kg+ Kumite 2022

2x KSI European Silver Medalist Male Senior Kata

KSI World Male Senior Kumite Bronze 2023

4x KSI World Team Kata Champion
5x KSI European Team Kata Champion

2x European Team Kumite Champion

Sensei Ben Walster

(SKF Secretary)

 


Gary Sawyers

 (SKF Senior Squad International)
2x European Team Kumite Champion

KSI 2x European Silver Medallist Male Veterans Kumite

Ayman Elsheikh

(SKF Senior Squad International)


(Other 4th Dan's)

Sophie Powell

Steve Farrow

James Dean


3rd Dan

Sensei Brandon Taylor

EKF Accredited Coach

SKF Senior Squad International

KSI European Vice Kata Champion 2022

KSI World Team Kata Champion 2018

KSI European Team Kumite Bronze Medalist 2019

KSI European Team Kata Silver Medalist 2019

Sensei Iain Sinnett

Sensei Karen Sinnett

 

Sensei Dominic Weech

Ben Yates

Former KSI U18 World Champion


(Other 3rd Dan's)

Josephine McBryde

Teresa Lye

Frank Taylor

Kelly Salvage


2nd Dan

Sensei Ryan Cox


 

 (Other 2nd Dans)

Stuart Adams

Charlie Mitchell

Mia Daniels

Matthew Anderson

William Howell

Jason Lee

Cody Wilson

Mark Jones

Leanne Taylor

Robin Smith

Syon Paul


1st Dan

 Andy Hall

Kofi Richards

Devon Richards

Luke Walster

Aaron Walster

Gary Cook

Felix Leech

Jasdip Singh

Alexia Edwards

Sharoana Handley

Kevin Clark

Alisia Veseli

Arion Veseli

Esther Smith

Milun Paul
Mateos Mele

Shamila Basayev

Mekhifer Oates

Mollie Downes

Alice Cottrill