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Meet the Team

Hartlepool Wadokai is a constituted Not-for-profit organisation, the club is managed by a voluntary executive committee made up of Instructors, Parents and Students. The club has a great team of instructors whom have trained with many leading martial arts exponents from the UK and Japan.

Meet the Team
SENSEI
LYNNE
JORGESON
CHIEF INSTRUCTOR 
4th Dan
EKF Level 4 Coach
EKF Kumite Judge 'B'
SENSEI
MICHAEL
JORGESON
INSTRUCTOR 
2nd Dan
EKF Level 3 Coach
EKF Kumite Judge 'B'
SENSEI
CARL
JORGESON
INSTRUCTOR 
4th Dan
EKF Specialist Coach
International Kata and Kumite judge
Fdsc Sports Coaching & Exercise
Bsc(Hons) Applied Sports & Exercise
 

Carl and Amy lived in Japan from 1st July 2008 for 12 months. Whilst there, they trained at the Shiramizu Dojo run by Takamasa Arakawa Sensei, 6th Dan.

 

Both worked as English Teachers for the Shiramizu Dojo, and also worked at a number of kindergartens & private language schools.

 

Click here for the shiramizu intern blog.

 

Carl set up a website and blog where you could keep in touch with him and Amy on their Japanes adventure. View their Blog here

SENSEI
AMY
JORGESON
INSTRUCTOR 
3rd Dan
EKF Level 3 Coach
International Kumite Judge and British Kata Judge
Gym Instructor Level 2

Wado World Karate Championships

14th & 15th August 2010, Nagoya City, Japan

Double Bronze Medalist (Kumite)

Carl and Amy lived in Japan from 1st July 2008 for 12 months. Whilst there, they trained at the Shiramizu Dojo run by Takamasa Arakawa Sensei, 6th Dan.

 

Both worked as English Teachers for the Shiramizu Dojo, and also worked at a number of kindergartens & private language schools.

 

Click here for the shiramizu intern blog.

 

Carl set up a website and blog where you could keep in touch with him and Amy on their Japanes adventure. View their Blog here

SENSEI
HARVEY
KERRIDGE
INSTRUCTOR
1st Dan
Wadokai England Squad
EKF National Squad
Northern Region Squad
Fight Coach
SENSEI
MOLLIE COOPER
INSTRUCTOR
1st Dan
Wadokai England Squad
EKF Northern Region Squad
SENSEI
KATE McCAFFERY
INSTRUCTOR 
2nd Dan
Secondary School Teacher
SENSEI
ROY
SALMONS
INSTRUCTOR 
2nd Dan
Association Judge
SENSEI
NEIL
CODNER
INSTRUCTOR
1st Dan
Safeguarding & Commitment to Excellence

The FULL Management Team have undergone enhanced disclosure checks to ensure their suitability for working with children and all are First Aid Qualified. All of the Instructors are fully insured and certified by the English Karate Federation to teach Karate and all are qualified competition Judges or Referee's.

Club Committee

Chief Instructor - Lynne Jorgeson

Chairman - Julia Gowland

General Secretary - Nick Gowland

Development Officer - Carl Jorgeson

Vice Chairman - Rachel Kerridge

Training Officer - Kate McCaffery

Welfare Officer - Amy Jorgeson

 

Fight Coach - Harvey Kerridge

Committee Member  - Michael Jorgeson

Committee Member  - Neil Codner

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WADOKAI
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CONTACT 
DOJO ADDRESS

Hartlepool Wadokai,

126 Whitby Street South,

Hartlepool,

TS24 7LP

ENQUIRIES

Please contact Carl Jorgeson

Email: carl@hartlepoolwadokai.com

Tel: 07984 798 634

Hartlepool Wadokai is a registered Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) Hartlepool Wadokai CIC (Company Number: 12656908. Registered in England and Wales) North East Open CIC (Company Number: 12652891. Registered in England and Wales)

Members of the English Karate Federation, and a branch of the Japan Karate Federation - Wadokai. We are also in the World Karate Federation.

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