Paul Edwards - 2nd Dan

S.W.I.K.O Senior Instructor Kihaku Karate Club Instructor

Paul

Paul is now pleased to run Kihaku Karate Club on Friday evenings (Children only)

He began his Karate training at the age of 7 whilst living in Somerset. 

On moving to Devon he began training with Biff as a teenager. 

At the age of 20 he achieved his first Dan from Dave Sharkey under the association of the E.S.K. (English Shotokan Karate) now the E.K.O. (English karate Organisation). Two years later Paul then gained his second Dan again under the E.K.O. and Dave Sharkey.

Paul pursued other sports for a time however returned to Karate in 2008 and then began his instructing career with Sensei Mark Biff Shaw at Kingskerswell's Kihaku Club.


Paul has competed at a National level and won a bronze in 2008 for Mens Team Kumite in Nottingham. His other achievements are winning the South West Championship full body contact Kumite.


Paul is a keen all round sports person and his other interests include local competitive boxing, MMA, cycling and is an enthusiastic runner, recently completing the London Marathon and the Totnes 10k for the second year running and the Torbay Half Marathon in a respectable 1hr 39mins with other races planned for both this year and next.

Paul thoroughly enjoys teaching the local youngsters even more so now that his young 6 year old son has joined the club with his second son (aged 3) to follow in the family footsteps soon. Paul holds a current First Aid Certificate. 

Contact Paul. Mob: 07983 624235

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