Biography of Sensei Kingsley

Our senior instructor Kingsley Johnson has been studying various forms of Japanese, Chinese, and Western martial arts for over four decades under foremost martial arts masters.

A qualified sports and remedial therapist, published author, personal trainer, and personal bodyguard, and instructor to several music and TV personalities.  He was a founder member of the Great Britain Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Seiwakai group headed by Shihan Leo Lipinski. 

A member of the first British Goju-Ryu Karate team to enter the Japanese Karate Federation Goju-Ryu championships in Japan. 

He currently holds the rank of Shihan (5th Dan) in Goju-Ryu karate, 4th Dan in Shotokan Karate. He was awarded the grade of ‘Tashi’ (`Expert) by the World Kobudo Federation for his skill, knowledge and his proficiency.