Shotokan and Sport Karate

Our club is based in Immingham and Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire and sessions are in Traditional Shotokan Karate & Sport Karate.

All sessions are instructed by Sensei Rob Bingham 4th Dan - former English and British champion, England national squad member and former EKF Kata coach - and his team of coaches.

All instructors are DBS checked, fully insured and first aid trained with child protection qualifications.

Sessions are suitable for all ages and cater for all abilities from 3 years up to adults.

Lincs Karate academy is affiliated to the (Karate England). England’s largest and most recognised governing body, recognised by the WUKF and the IKU.


Sensei Rob Bingham 4th Dan

  • Former English and British champion
  • England National Kata squad member competing in European and World Championships (WKF)
  • Former England National Kata coach for the WKF World Championships.
  • Trainer to National squad members and English and British champions in both Kumite and Kata
  • 8th place WUKF World Karate championships
  • North East Lincolnshire coach of the year across all sports.

Sensei Ailsa Brasier 2nd Dan

  • Little Warriors coach
  • NVQ qualified karate instructor
  • Bronze kumite at Commonwealth karate championships, Edinburgh 2008
  • Sweden Budo Nord World Cup Champ U16/U18
  • North Lincolnshire Sports Person Of The Year 2006
  • High Peaks Sports Person Of The Year 2010
  • Established and President of The University Of Derby Martial Arts Club 2010/2011
  • BUCS kumite Champion 2011
  • England Squad Member 2005-2008
  • British Kumite Champ U16/U17/U18/u21

Sensei James Lee 2nd Dan

  • British Champion 2014
  • Scottish Champion 2015
  • Welsh Champion 2018
  • UKC finalist 2017
  • Represented GB at the european university karate championships 2017 in Portugal
  • Two times Bronze medallist at the British university karate championships
  • Two times silver medallist in Eindhoven (Holland).
  • Multiple regional champion including North east open and NISSAN Tyne and wear champion
  • Runner up at Hull daily mail Sporting champions awards 2014

Sensei Ben Cass 2nd Dan

  • Junior Instructor
  • 1st Dan achieved 2016
  • 2nd Dan achieved 2018