Belt presentation

ROYSTON Shotokan Karate Association chief instructor Sensei Peter Deacon was presented with his Rokudan certificate (6th degree Black belt) by Shihan Terry Coughtrey of Zen Kempo Ryu Ju-jitsu Federation of Martial Arts recently. Sensei Deacon began train

ROYSTON Shotokan Karate Association chief instructor Sensei Peter Deacon was presented with his Rokudan certificate (6th degree Black belt) by Shihan Terry Coughtrey of Zen Kempo Ryu Ju-jitsu Federation of Martial Arts recently.

Sensei Deacon began training in Shotokan Karate in 1982 at the age of 50. In 1986 he received his Shodan (1st degree black belt) and founded the Royston Shotokan Karate Club.

In 1992 he received his Sandan (3rd degree Black belt) and became chief instructor incorporating all of his clubs at Buntingford, Fowlmere, Cottered and Royston into the Royston Shotokan Karate Association.

He has continued to train and teach traditional Shotokan Karate to students for more than 20 years, pursuing the knowledge of martial art techniques and their application.


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At the age of 75 his award is justly deserved for his commitment and dedication. He was also presented with a framed collage of photographs from his students.

For further details of training in traditional Shotokan Karate and its application in modern streetwise self defence contact Shihan Peter Deacon on 01462-642922, or come along on any Friday evening from 6pm at the Royston Leisure Centre

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