Ilkeston Takushinjuku Shotokan Karate Club
Tony Pearson started his Karate career in 1997 after taking his children to the local Dojo and having a taste for it himself. Initially he trained under Sensei's Mick Tucker 5th Dan and Wayne Tucker 4th Dan. Later he trained with Sensei Bob Roberts 6th Dan, Sensei Pete Key 5th Dan, Sensei Brent Fletcher 5th Dan and Ken Hillyard 9th Dan all Shotokan Karate at Sneinton Karate Club later known as the Bakersfield Karate Club. Tony is a 4th Dan grade and trains regularly at Bakersfield Karate Club, Bakersfield Community Centre, 314 Sneinton Dale, Nottingham NG3 7DN.