The Jissokan meaning 'hall of the true nature of reality' is dedicated to practising and preserving the Chinese based (Tode Jutsu) martial traditions of the Ryukyu Kingdom. Under the guidance of head instructor Garry Lever shinshii, the old school practises and traditions are preserved and passed on faithfully for posterity. Incorperating detailed study of the unarmed self-defence methods (Goju Ryu Karate), weapons traditions (Matayoshi Kobudo), and holistic practises for general health; the Jissokan offers a well rounded martial arts school curriculum which is unique and challenging. We are the premier Okinawan Martial Arts school in Essex, with regular visitors from around the world, and the only UK branch dojo of Kayo Ong's Chi-I-Do organisation.
We also offer our unique children's karate classes for kids aged 5 years onwards.
Regular classes are held in Upminster & Brentwood Essex, with members also conducting private training in the Romford area.
We also offer our unique nutritional support program, the Karate Kitchen.