Adam profile 
Sensei Adam Purkiss a KUGB 5th Dan and the club`s Chief Instructor.
He is a Qualified KUGB Instructor, KUGB Assessor, CRB Checked and First Aid Trained
and a Long Standing KUGB member with over 30 years experience.
Sensei Adam began Karate in 1988 at Stock SKC under Sensei Terry Irving and Sensei Graham Cole.
He passed his Shodan in 1993 and Nidan in 1996 under Sensei Enoeda.
Then Sandan in 2006, Yondan in 2011 and Godan in 2016 under Sensei Andy Sherry.
He has represented the club at many competitions, winning medals and trophies in KUGB events and All Style competitions.
As an individual in 2000 he came 3rd in the Mens Kata at the KUGB Southern Region and
has been placed in Team Kata in 1993 and 2003.
He was also part of the winning Team Kata at the Essex Trophy three years running(1999,2000,2001)
He played schoolboy rugby from when he was 10 to 16 years old, then he joined Westcliff RFC at the age of 17 and played there for over 20 years. Playing first for the Colts (17-19 yrs), then the senior mens sides from the Vets to the 1st Team. Adam was twice voted Player of the Season from his time there.
He is a regular on the KUGB Spring Course in Devon and Summer School in Lancaster
and a member of the Central Region Kata Squad under Sensei Frank Brennan.
We also have a team of Qualified KUGB Instructors that are here to help
 Sensei Pete     Sensei Jason Sanchez      Samuel Pic 
We also have a team of KUGB Young Leaders here to help.

                               Annalisa Pic            Bethany Pic             Lee Pic          
                                Harry Pic           Charlie Young Leader          Charlotte Pic