Gurmare is chief instructor and founder of Tigerstyle Sports Karate and has been studying martial arts for over 25 years. Starting out at a traditional karate club and gaining his 1st dan black belt, he then moved over to freestyle/sports karate where he also gained a black belt. Gurmare represents Tigerstyle at national and international competitions. He also represents Great Britain and England at World Championships being a multi British and World Champion for his weight division in both continuous and points fighting.
Gurmare has continued to develop whilst running his club Tigerstyle and is now a 4th Dan black belt.
Nick has been training with the club for over 3 years and puts in a lot of extra time helping out with classes and tournaments. He’s extremely approachable and always happy to help when it comes to improving your sparring and pad work technique. So if you’re looking for advice on how to improve your sparring skills, ask Nick for help.
Nikki is Nick’s daughter and has also been training at the club for over 3 years. She has also recently joined the fight squad and has been competing since 2018. Nikki is exceptional at pad work so pair up with Nikki if you want to progress your pad work technique.
Meg joined the club 2 years ago and regularly helps out with the kids’ and ladies’ classes. She recently joined the fight squad at the beginning of 2019 and is also our club photographer. Meg is great at helping students with their line work so ask her for advice on your technique.
Our Junior Instructors
You’ll see our junior instructors at our kids’ classes and little tigers’ classes and also at all the school clubs we run. If they could help with the ladies’ and adults’ classes too I’m sure they would!
If you’re not sure what you’re doing when you’re in class – ask them!