RENSHINKAN DITCHLING – the home of traditional karate

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Traditional Karate in the South Downs National Park. The Ditchling Dojo was established in June 2006. We welcome students from age 7 to train in traditional Karate Do with Sensei Noel Silverman. Training takes place at The Ditchling Village Hall on Thursdays , 6.30pm – 8pm.

Renshinkan Ditchling Dojo is a member of Renshinkan England, which was first established in 1985.

Renshinkan Ditchling – The Heart of Traditional Karate

Excellence drives us forward.

Experience that’s second to none.

Care, Compassion and Sensitivity is at the core of our teaching.

Discipline is our ethos, delivering confidence, self-awareness and a safe and friendly environment in which to practice.


SHORINJIRYU– a powerful, compassionate, ancient karate style based upon the ancient arts of the orient.