Alan Campbell SenseiOur Chief Instructor Alan Campbell is also the Head of JKS England. Key elements of Alan's distinguished career are summarised below.
7th Dan JKS
1978: Began training at Inverness Karate Club, reputedly one of the toughest in the country.
1984: Passed Shodan under the guidance of senior sensei in Scotland and regular visits by Kato Sensei.
1989: Passed Nidan under Kato Sensei .
1990: Represented Scotland at JKA World Championships in Dubai.
1993: Represented GB and Scotland at JKA World Championships in South Africa.
1994: Passed Sandan under Asai Sensei & Kato Sensei .
1995: Won Team Kumite at JKA European Championships.
1996: Selected for National Squad, JKA World Championships in Moscow.
1997: Left the JKA (GB) and formed Seibukan Shotokan Karate Association (SSKA).
1998: Passed Yondan.
2002: Took a fully sponsored squad to the FSKA World Championships in Las Vegas returning with 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze medals.
2003: SSKA joins the JKS. Alan Sensei becomes the Chairman of the JKS GB & Ireland.
2004: Passed Godan under Asai Sensei.
2009: Passed Rokudan under Kagawa Shihan at the JKS Headquarters in Japan.
2017: Passed Nanadan under Kagawa Shihan.