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About Us

Hanshi Gibson 9th dan

SAMA Organisation was established in 1978 and is the largest professional karate and kickboxing group in the U.K. with over 20,000 members training weekly. SAMA Organisation is headed by Chief Instructor Hanshi Gibson 9th Dan. With over 60 years karate experience and 40 years kickboxing experience he is regarded as one of the top martial artists in the world today. If you would like to know more about the history of SAMA and how Hanshi saved the lives of a mother and her 3 young children from a house fire by punching through a double glazed window! please click here to visit the main SAMA Website.

Renshi Mouland 5th dan

Portslade area head instructor Renshi Mouland 5th dan, He has over 30 years experience and considers himself very privileged to be taught directly by Hanshi Gibson in Karate, Kickboxing and Kobudo [weapons training]