Cougar Ki Martial Arts was formed and founded by Chief Instructor, Sensei Daniel Lancaster (4th Dan) on the 29th, September 2011. Since then the club has grown in numbers and the training and teachings have developed at a FANTASTIC rate.
Daniel Sensei, has been training in and around Martial Arts for over 30 Years. He started his training at the young age of 7 and has taken part in numerous tournaments at regional, national and international level. His greatest achievements to date are winning a UK Championship, obtaining his 4th Dan Black Belt (Yondan Kuro Obi) and achieving runner up in a World Cup Tournament in Australia.
Daniel Lancaster Sensei is a former recognised instructor with the English Karate Organisation (EKO), he is also a former EKO National Coach. All of our students are licensed and registered with The English Karate Organisation (The EKO). In which the E.K.O is also a Member of The European Karate Organisation Governing Body, also a former instructor for a International Karate organisation.
In 2017, Daniel Sensei decided it would be better for the club. instructors, and students, both training and improvement wise to part with the former karate organisation the club was with, and move forward with a new association and make the club better and independent.
Here at Cougar Ki Martial Arts, we teach and train in an number of styles, Karate, Kobudo and Filipino Kyusho, however we are a karate based club. Also associated with a number of clubs, through out the region and nation. Daniel Lancaster Sensei is still developing his knowledge all the time which increases the quality of tuition students of Cougar Ki Martial Arts and its Instructors enjoy.
He is also a instructor here in the Manchester area for the northwest branch of Filipino Kyusho Association under the tuition off the founder and chief instructor of Filipino Kyusho Association Grandmaster Angelo Baldissone (8th dan) and the Senior instructor of Filipino Kyusho Association NW, GM Bob Carrauthers (8th dan).
We are a friendly club and rapidly growing but always have our students best interests at heart. At Cougar Ki Martial Arts (C.K.M.A) we are proud to offer a good friendly and welcoming training environment for the whole family to enjoy.
We also give our students opportunities to train and develop their knowledge not just through regular public classes, but also within other styles, through regular seminars, workshops and courses with other clubs. We also offer opportunities to compete in tournaments, as well as teaching opportunities when students are advanced enough, and of the right age.
With Cougar Ki Martial Arts you can rest assured that all our instructors are fully DBS Checked and fully first aid qualified.
We are a friendly club, with students safety and development as our priority, "The student always comes first". At Cougar Ki Martial Arts (C.K.M.A) we are proud to offer a good friendly welcoming training environment for the whole family to enjoy.
We welcome students from all works of life, from the age of 5 years old and up wards.
A small annual licence fee does apply. There is also a one off joining fee for you LIFETIME club membership.
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