Instructor Profile


The instructors are Derek Willoughby 5th Dan Shukokai, and Jasmine Macauley 1st Dan Shukokai 
Derek has also be seen regularly on DMDigital TV (Sky 802) on Saturday mornings  at 11.00, alongside Nisar Smiler 7th Dan Goju Ryu



Name: Derek Willoughby

(Chief Instructor)


Age: Over 18

Grade: 6th Dan Shukokai (24/11/12)

Years Training: Since 1985

Former Chief Kata Instructor and Chief Kumite Referee for the Northern Karate Union National Squad. He is also the former Chief Referee to the World Martial Arts Council. He is currently the Chief Instructor to Nagashi Shukokai Karate. He is the Vice chairman for the WorldMac Alliance England. Karate Facilitator (Manchester) WorldMac Alliance England, Education Executive for the WorldMAC Alliance.  Felloow of the International Guild of Masters.

 Likes: Karate, Watching Motorcycling, Good Sportsmanship


Dislikes: Bad Sportsmanship, Bad Jokes…….

Tournaments Attended: Too many to remember

Favourite Technique: Armlock with takedown

Most Memorable Achievement: Being part of the England Team that came 2nd in the German 5 Nations Championship

Aims and Aspirations: For my students to open their own clubs under Nagashi Shukokai

Favourite Food: Curry