EKA for self defence; peace of mind and a safer future.
Delivering excellence with over 9 classes every week across 3 dojo's

EKA Summer Camp 2014 taking place on the 21st & 22nd June.
Book your place today!

EKA in the community!
Learn more about our initiatives promoting karate with after school clubs and karate demonstrations.

Welcome to Elite Karate Association

Elite Karate Association
Established in 1987, based in the Wolverhampton area and host to clubs across the country.

Our Founder and Chief Principal Instructor is Dr Josh Johnson 8th Dan, a pioneer for the development of karate in Wolverhampton.

EKA is a thriving karate association which looks after the interests of around 300 students and instructors within 3 West Midlands based dojos. An active 'karate for all' policy is promoted throughout all EKA clubs and our student base comprises of all ages and abilities.

EKA has produced students who have gone on to become World, European and English Champions. Successes which stem from the continued hard work, commitment and high teaching standards offered by EKA instructors. All our instructors hold one or all of the following Coaching and Instructing qualifications:

  • EKA Qualifications
  • Federation of English Karate Organisations International
  • First Aid Certificate.

They are also fully covered by instructor’s indemnity insurance cover and all licensed members are fully insured.

EKA is in direct membership with a number of UK and International Karate Federations:

  • Federation of English Karate Organisations
  • English Karate Council
  • Federation of Martial Arts
  • World Karate Confederation
  • World Union of Karate-Do Federations


EKA is also licensed to operate nationally recognized coaching schemes, offering a comprehensive programme and services for prospective and existing instructors.

For further information about EKA call Dr Josh Johnson on 01902 334666 or 07946 223124 or send him an email.


Elite Karate Association
Self Defence, Peace of Mind and a Safer Future



EKA wants to reconnect with past instructors and students of the club. If you were a member of EKA, Josh would love to hear from you. Email Josh direct on: josh@elitekarate.com