Meet the team

Sensei James Stuart
Sensei James Stuart

Sensei James Stuart

Grade:

3rd Dan

Qualifications:

Level 3 Coach, EKF Accredited Coach, Enhanced DBS Checked

Details:

James Stuart 3rd Dan (BA Hons) Started training with Kombat Federation from the age of seven years and has progressed to becoming a professional instructor running classes on a weekly basis. James studied at Worcester University gaining a BA (Hons) in History.

Domestic Coaching
An important role is preparing students of all ages from 4 years upwards for taking part in competitions ranging from small friendly local tournaments to National Championships and domestic tournaments both in Kata and Kumite across the UK. Encouraging all abilities of students wether beginners or advanced and providing them with the opportunity to compete and build their confidence to reach their potential.


UK Coaching Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Martial Arts 2017 
NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Course 2015

Current Training 
14 years

Teaching Duties & responsibilities
Club Coach
Black belt coach and Mentor

Special Needs Students
I have trained many students with special needs, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Aspergers, Autism etc and helped them gain the confidence and self belief to pass their Black belts and excel in an individual sport.

Relevant Work Experience
NVQ Level 3 in supporting the delivery of Physical Education in Primary Schools
Works as a teaching assistant in various schools in the Worcester area

Tournament Experience
Ex A Squad Kumite Member of the EKF England Karate squad
Aiwakai Invitational Karate Championships 2011 - Individual kumite - Silver Medal
EKF National Championship 2011 - Team kumite - Bronze Medal
Hartlepool Wadokai Invitational Karate Championships - Team kumite - Gold Medal
Wado UK 2nd Hull & East Yorkshire Open Championships 2010 -Team kumite - Gold Medal
Meopham Open 2010 - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
British International Open Karate Championships 2010 - Team kumite - Bronze Medal
CEWKA Open Tournament 2010 - Individual kumite - Bronze Medal
CEWKA Kata Tournament 2010 - Individual kata - Bronze Medal
Aiwakai Invitational Championships 2010 - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
EKF National Championships 2010 - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
EKF Regional Championships 2010 - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
Aiwakai Invitational Championships 2009 - Individual kata - Bronze Medal
USA Open Championships 2009 - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
Western Karate Union Karate Tournament 2009 - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal,
Team Kumite - Bronze Medal
Midlands EKF Regional 2009 - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
AMA International 2009 - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal, Team Kumite - Silver Medal
Northern Open Classic 2009 - Individual Kata - Bronze Medal
EKF Senior and Junior National Karate Championships 2009 - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
CEWKA Open 2008 - Team Kumite - Bronze Medal
Mushindo Wadokai -2007 - Team kata - Bronze Medal
Mushindo Wadokai - 2007 - Individual Kata - Bronze Medal

WKF English Karate Federation