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Squad attendance is by invitation only – if you are interested please contact Sensei Steve Groom who will be happy to discuss its suitability for you.


The Hyo Gen Do Squad meets each Saturday at the prestigious Dartford Judo Club, Cotton Lane, Dartford from 10am until midday.


If you want to test your karate in a sporting environment, have access to regular sparring, improve your karate speed, fitness and skill as well as having the chance to compete and win medals - then the Hyo Gen Do Competition Squad is just for you!


Squad members receive:

Fitness training and conditioning

Regular sparring and fighting skills

Access to karate competitions at Kyu Grade, Open, National and International level, including the England Squad

Training tailored to you in a disciplined but friendly environment

Specialist coaching with high profile guest instruction from World, International and National Champions

Squad badge, only awarded to students who have represented Hyo Gen Do in competition

Training at the best, purpose built, dojo in the country - a £4.5 million Olympic Standard Facility complete with spectator seating, gym, physio suite and medical room

For safety reasons all squad members require mitts, shin guards, gum shields and groin guards.  Also a pair of flip-flops or similar is needed for sole use at Dartford Judo Club in order to protect the flooring in the dojo.