Meet the Club Instructor
The Chief Instructor for Shi Kon South East is Martin Gatter.
He is the Club Instructor for Elephant & Castle, Lee, Sidcup and Swanley. Martin currently holds a 7th Degree Black Belt in Kung Fu and Karate, a 2nd Dan in Iaido and a 1st Dan in Jodo.
He has trained in a range of traditional Martial Arts for over 40 years, taking weekly private lessons and classes with
Steve Rowe - Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Karate
Toru Takamizawa - Karate
Okimitsu Fuji and Vic Cook - Iaido
Jim Uglow - Tai Chi
Martin has taught throughout the UK and in Europe and is a regular instructor on the Shi Kon annual Summer Course in the Czech Republic.
He is the chairman of the Shi Kon Technical Committee and the Standards Director for the Martial Arts Standards Agency (MASA). He holds a range of coaching qualifications including NVQs at levels 2 and 3 for Coaching Martial Arts.