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Jason HAWKES 4th Dan Instructor


Born in 1991, Jason started training at the age of 4 years old. He started

training in Luton, Bedfordshire with his Father. At a young age he was

successful in competitions for the Japan Karate Association United Kingdom (JKA Asai faction). In 1999 due to a family decision to move to Devon Jason ceased training in Luton. That is when his Father Ashley started teaching Jason at Charleton village hall Dojo. Jason achieved Shodan (1st Dan) in 2003, at the age of 12 under Dave Sharkey Sensei 8th Dan EKO.  He achieved Nidan (2nd Dan) in 2006 and Sandan ( 3rd Dan) in 2009. Jason has just passed a physical grading for 4th dan under 9th Dan Don Owens Sensei. Jason is now looking forward to continuing his journey forward in Shotokan Karate.


Jason Sensei has attended Various courses instructed by; Fred Daniels Sensei, Robert Sidoli Sensei, Stephen Edwards sensei, Yoshinobu Ohta Sensei, Richard Amos sensei, Scott Langley sensei, and Sumi Sensei.

Jason teaches at the Hombu Dojo in Kingsbridge and proudly runs his own Dojo in Ivybridge, Modbury and Stokenham.

Jason is an outstanding Karate-ka with amazing speed, power and flexibilty. He acts as an appropriate role model to the younger students and often finds himself being a mentor in and out of the dojo. He trains hard and enjoys passing on his knowledge to other

students as he himself is still exploring all that this martial art has to offer.