The formation of ESKA and Lineage to Knebworth Karate Club

The original founding members of ESKA were Michael Randall, Michael Nursey, Roger Hall, John Van Weenen, Eddie Witcher, Mick Billman, Greg Durant and Harry Jones, many of which have gone on to found other successful Associations in their own right.

Funakoshi Sensei (1868 – 1957)
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Nakayama Sensei (1913 – 1987)
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Kanazawa Sensei (b. 1931)
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Sensei Randall (9th Dan)
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Sensei Nursey (9th Dan)
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Owen Ramsden (6th Dan), Tony Stones (5th Dan)
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Glenn Hildyard (4th Dan)
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Matt Allen (3rd Dan)
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Jenny Hanson, Matthew Passingham (2nd Dans)