About Tiska Maidenhead

CHILDREN’S CLASSES FROM 5 YRS
Enrol your child with Tiska Karate and you will notice a tremendous improvement in
SELF CONFIDENCE • CONCENTRATION
SELF DISCIPLINE • FITNESS
SELF DEFENCE • OVERCOME BULLYING
Most importantly, they will learn key lifeskills in a
safe friendly environment

ADULT CLASSES
PHYSICAL FITNESS • CONFIDENCE
INCREASED FLEXIBILITY • SELF DEFENCE SKILLS
CONCENTRATION • STRESS RELIEF • PAD WORK

FAMILY CLASSES
WHY NOT ENROL AS A FAMILY (Discounts may apply)
In addition to the benefits described above TISKA Karate is
something that parents and their children can do together.
There are many examples where parents and kids have gone
all the way to black belt together and take the belt test on
the same day. I always encourage parents to give it a try,
particularly those who generously give their time to bring their
kids along, and find themselves sitting through classes week 
after week kicking no more than their feet. 

Classes in Maidenhead

The Club Instructor

Maidenhead Club

Maidenhead club is one of the association’s many successful clubs and offers training sessions each week and is run by the Chief Instructor of TISKA Mr G. Sahota

Gursharan Sahota was born in Kenya, East Africa but moved to the UK at the age of 12. He took up Karate at the age of 14 in the local Bedford club and was awarded black belt 1st dan (shodan) four years later.

Now an 8th Dan, Gursharan has competed in a multitude of kata and kumite events, many at national and international level.  But the most significant event in his career was the visit he made in 1984 to Japan.  There, he fulfilled a great ambition by training in a Japanese dojo under the instruction of Sensei Hirokazu Kanazawa.

This experience proved to be a turning point for Gursharan.  On his return to England, he realised the trip had been the inspiration he needed to dedicate his future to training and teaching karate as a way of life.

 

Contact Club Instructor
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Our club has members with a wide mix of abilities, from beginner to 3rd Dan black belt from a broad range of professional and social backgrounds. Children are increasingly attracted to karate and the club has members as young as five. Our members include families who have trained together for many years from beginner through to black belt.

In addition to our normal training regime of Kihon, Kata and Kumite students of the club also participate in association gradings, courses and competitions throughout the year. Competitions are designed for all skill levels and ages and provide an opportunity to demonstrate the skills of all our Karate-Ka's (Karate practitioners).

THE DOJO KARATEKA OATH "Dojo Kun"

  • "Hitotsu! Jinkaku Kansei ni Tsutomuru Koto !" (One! To Strive For The Perfection of Character!)

  • "Hitotsu! Makoto No Michi O Mamoru Koto !" (One! To Defend The Paths Of Truth !)

  • "Hitotsu! Doryoku No Seishin O Yashinau Koto !" (One! To Foster The Spirit Of Effot !)

  • "Hitotsu! Reigi O Omonzuru Koto !" (One! To Honour The Principles of Etiquette !)

  • "Hitotsu! Kekki No Yu O Imashimuru Koto !" (One! To Guard Against Impetuous Courage !)

TISKA GRADE AND BELT ORDER

The Intermediate (Int) grade is for juniors under the age of 14 years, apart from the 1st Dan Intermediate grade, which is for Juniors and Seniors

Beginners White Belt
10th Kyu Blue Belt
9th Kyu Red Belt
8th Kyu Orange Belt
7th Kyu Yellow Belt
6th Kyu Int Yellow with Green Tag
6th Kyu Green Belt
5th Kyu Int Green with Purple Tag
5th Kyu Purple Belt
4th Kyu Int Purple with White Tag
4th Kyu Purple/White Belt
3rd Kyu Int Purple/White with Brown Tag
3rd Kyu Brown Belt
2nd Kyu Int Brown with White Tag
2nd Kyu Brown/White Belt
1st Kyu Int Brown/White with Red Tag
1st Kyu Brown/Red Belt
1st Dan Int Brown/Black Belt
1st Dan Black Belt