Events in 2017

Rakesh is pleased to be supporting the Letchworth Ladies Circle, The St. Christopher School in Letchworth, The Priory Netball Club Juniors in Hitchin and The Pirton Youth group by running Self-Defence based sessions and courses.

Kata Combat Open Group Self-Defence Class

Saturdays at 8am to 9am

The open group Self-Defence class resumes again on Sat 10th January, 2015.

Open to all teenagers and adults.

St. Pauls Church Upper Hall. Baldock Rd, Letchworth. SG6 2EH.

Contact Rakesh to book your FREE FIRST SESSION!

No joining fees!

Only £22 per month.


Kata Combat "Quad Core" Sessions

Next session: NEW YEARS DAY 2017

10am to 11.30am - FREE!

The theme is impact pad based timed rounds.

Please bring bag gloves and focus mitts.

Email to book your place.

Kata Bunkai seminar with Rakesh Patel and Andi Kidd

Saturday in October 2017 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. 12pm to 4pm

Following the success of the last event (see poster and news) Rakesh is running another joint Kata Bunkai seminar with good friend and fellow Karate-ka Andi Kidd.                

Both Andi and Rakesh were graded to their current rank by Iain Abernethy. They also hold Iain Abernethy Level 1 Instructor qualifications in the practical application of Kata.

They will be covering various drills encompassing techniques and motions from multiple kata.


Contact Rakesh to book your place.

Self Development Day with Rakesh Patel

Saturday in June 2017 at Jordans Mill in Bedfordshire from 10am to 4pm

Rakesh will be running an inspiring session focused on self-development. He will be combining self-protection principles and personal development coaching, all centred around the unique self-coaching ABC RED model.

This course is ideal for adults who want to learn how ABC RED can help in achieving success across many aspects of everyday life. This course is popular with those involved in sports, business & enterprise, academic study, education, therapeutic care and more.

Please contact Rakesh directly for further information and/or to register your place.