Welcome to the Shotokan Academy!

Founder, Director and lead Instructor

Dear Parents & Students:

We would like to welcome you to our center.

There has been a lot of misconceptions and miss interpretations about the art and has mostly been related to promoting violence, mischievous teachings, un ethical fightings, immoral behaviours and the likes. This is certainly not the case.

Shotokan Karate has widely and internationally been proven to be among the best in instilling discipline, building character, developing confidence, harnessing leadership potential among others, in all, irrespective of gender or age. The trainings are designed to automatically administer the core values and life skills such as respect, discipline, self-esteem, self-control, mental focus, agility and fitness into all of its students.

Shotokan Academy is affiliated and certified by KWF – Karate Nomichi World Federation, Japan. The first of its kind in the country and has adopted to the Shotokan Karate Do style discipline.

Its focus is to provide you with the best individual- or group-training experience in the community, for the best price. Our instructors will endeavor to help you conquer your personal goals and set you up for success in your life. The Academy offers trainings that will suit all ages and experiences, helping them reach their fullest potential and become the best that they can be.

In the coming days, should you choose to join us, weeks, months, and for the most dedicated among you, years, you will learn much about yourself and about Karate-do, and you’ll indeed have fun in the process. If you take the chance, if you make the effort, if you stick with it, Shotokan Karate can make you a healthier, stronger, more patient and more confident person.

Shotokan Academy is more than simply a place of martial arts; we are more like a family and you can now be part of it.

We look forward to growing with you. See you in class! Asante Sana!


Sensei, Walid M. Timimi, FICS (UK),
3rd Dan Black Belt – KWF (JP),
Founder, Director and lead Instructor,
Shotokan Academy.