Fairview School Rainham

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Fairview Junior School, Drewery Drive, Rainham, Kent ME8 0NU

Fairview Karate Club opened on 3rd November 2004 and until July 2013 was run by Sensei Kaye Williams. Sensei Mel Kirk has now taken over the club which is open on a Wednesday evening and has 15 -20 students in each lesson ranging from 5 – 17, separated by age and ability. Fairview is a small, friendly club with excellent support from students and parents.We are very fortunate to have the support of three adult assistant instructors and also four junior black belts who support the younger pupils in the first lesson and ensure that one to one support is available if required, epecially for our very young karateka.

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Sensei Mel

Sensei Mel is a qualified school teacher and started training in 1992 following in the footsteps of the rest of her family. She was awarded her 1st Dan in July 1998, 2nd Dan in February 2006, 3rd Dan in October 2011 and her latest grade of 4th Dan in July 2017. She was the assistant instructor at Fairview for two years before taking over the running of the club in September 2013 and trains at the Lordswood dojo with Sensei Glen Wright.

Sensei Mel is also the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the KSKC and can be contacted via club instructors with safeguarding concerns relating to children within the association. The KSKC safeguarding policy can be viewed by request to club instructors

Sensei Kevin

Sensei Kevin is one of the assistant instructors and started training with the Chief Instructor Glen Wright in 1986, achieving his 1st Dan in July 1988 and his 2nd Dan in July 2017.

Sensei Will and Sensei Denize

Sensei Will (1st Dan) and Sensei Denize (1st Dan) are also assistant instructors and both train with the Chief Instructor Glen Wright at Hempstead and Lordswood clubs.

Dates for your diaries

Saturday 11th November - extra training session for all those hoping to grade on 25th, and any karateka hoping to attempt Dan grades in the near future.

Saturday 25th November - grading for Fairview, St Mary's and Upchurch clubs. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS GRADING IS IN THE AFTERNOON AND WILL START AT 1.00P.M.

Wednesday 29th November - Bring a friend night

Wednesday 20th December - last lesson before Christmas

Wednesday 3rd January 2018 - return to training. Please note that unfortunately due to an increase in hall fees we have made the decision to raise training fees to £6 per session from January. If paying by direct debit the monthly amount will now be £23.

We currently have no spaces in the beginners lesson in September. Please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you wish to be added to the waiting list.