HBK Martial Arts and Wellness
Our Shotokan Karate-jitsu program teaches students the techniques of several martial art forms and is led by 6th dan karate expert, Renshi Brian Norrish, supprted by a team of blackbelts each with decades of experience. Shotokan Karate-jitsu is the most popular Japanese karate style in the world. This approach focuses on straight and powerful technique.
We teach techniques from martial arts such as Karate, Judo and Aikido. These techniques are taught to ensure skills at distance and close range fighting, developing a well rounded martial artist.
Our intention is to develop a well rounded student in the martial arts, and believe that exposure to a variety of techniques and principles is very important. The martial arts were originally aimed towards life preservation and self-defense, but today people come from all walks of life with their own set of reasons for wanting […]
Our Expert Instructors
Sensei Jim Shullman had approx. 5 years experience in other external martial arts before joining HBK in 2001. Since joining HBK he has earned a second degree black belt in Shotokan Karate and continues to train in the Chinese internal art Ba Gua Zhang.
Kyoshi Peter Van Tienen is a 7th degree black belt. He was trained by Kancho Takemasa Okuyama, the head of the International Karate Association.
Renshi Brian Norrish is a 6th degree black belt in karate and has been a chief instructor at HBK since 1989.