Instructor

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.