Karate & Kickboxing
Simon holds Black Belts in 3 different styles of Karate. A 5th Dan in ECKA and 1st Dan in both Shukokai and Shotokan Karate. He is one of the most senior instructors within the English Contact Karate Association
He has trained and competed with success in all of the Karate disciplines of full contact, semi-contact, light continuous and free-form, and is the only person in the history of ECKA to win the National Title in all four disciplines.
A small selection of his Karate achievements are shown below.
EKF Level 4 Head Coach Qualified Instructor.
WAKO Qualified Coach
6th Dan Contact Karate (ECKA)
1st Dan Shukokai Karate (SKF)
1st Dan Shotokan Karate (KUGB/JKA)
1992 ECKA National Full Contact Champion
1995 WUMA British Light Continuous Champion
1995 TSSK National Kumite Champion
1997 ECKA National Semi Contact Champion
1997 IKKC British Semi Contact Champion
2000 ECKA National Team Semi Contact Champion
2000 ECKA National Team Freeform Champion
2000 National Freeform Champion
2001 SMAC Ju Jutsu Champion
2001 ECKA National Semi Contact Silver Medallist
2001 ECKA National Freeform Champion
2002 ECKA National Semi Contact Silver Medallist
2003 ECKA National Semi Contact Silver Medallist
2003 ECKA National Light Continuous Champion
2003 ECKA National Freeform Champion
Simon has a huge wealth of refereeing experience at all levels on the Mat at Semi contact, Light continuous and freeform. He is also a qualified and experienced Ringsport referee in Full contact and K1
Simon has traveled and completed intensive training in Thailand on several occasions.