Venue : Ogmore Comprehensive School, Sports Hall.
Instructor : Karl Paterson
Grade : 4th Dan
Contact Number : 01656 716460 / 07788 272016
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Instructor Profile :
Sensei Karl Paterson started training Karate in 1986.
In 1995 he gained his 1st Dan and 19 years later in 2014 attained his 4th Dan from the W.K.U chief instructor: - Sensei Paul Watson. He was part of the then K.U.W (Karate Union of Wales) under Chief Instructor Mike O'Brien and Maesteg club Sensei Barrie Lewis.
Karl is now a senior instructor with the Welsh Karate Union.
The Welsh Karate Union are full members of Karate Wales Governing Body.
He has gone on to achieve his Level 2 Coaching Award, First Aid, Child Protection, Kumite Coaches certificates and continues to attend development courses.
Karl has be fortunate to have trained with some of Britain’s top instructors such as Sensei Dave Hazard, Sensei Aidan Trimble, Sensei Wayne Otto, Sensei Billy Higgins and Sensei Steven Wellington to name but a few.
Sensei Karl is now training under Sensei Paul Watson with the WKU. Sensei Karl is one of it's senior instructors and has gained confidence and experience. In 2005 he opened the Bryncethin club under the association. The club is in Ogmore Comprehensive School’s dual use site at Bryncethin.