Raj Bhardwaj BKF Tournament Organiser
Raj Bhardwaj - BKF Tournament Organiser
Raj gained his 3rd Dan in 2016, having trained since 1980 – originally in Shotokan and latterly in Wadokai.
He is at the helm of Hei Jo Shin; a growing, multi-discipline Association with clubs in Leicester (Shotokan) and Worcester (Wadokai). The Association is based out of Diamond Dojo (a dedicated, fully-equipped 400m2 Karate venue) and has two aspects to its mission:
1) At a national level, to bring together world class Karate coaches with the most promising students. (Diamond Dojo regularly welcomes the EKF for both Kata and Kumite training).
2) At a local level, to offer weekly Karate classes of the highest standards; developing world class competitors as well as a new generation of excellent Karate-ka from white belt onward.
Raj has also volunteered to run local, national and international tournaments for a number of years; culminating in the honour of being appointed as the BKF’s Tournament Organiser in 2018.
He has accumulated circa 60 medals – including a run of podium finishes at the FEW European Championships every year from 2011-2016 (with golds in Venice in 2011, England in 2014 and Belgium in 2016). He also won a gold at the BKF International Open in 2018.
In this section
03 June 2019
Interview with Amy Connell and Joe Kellaway
21 May 2019
Connell and Kellaway selected to represent Team GB at the 2019 European Games
15 May 2019
'Trail to Tokyo' UK Sport Aspiration Fund
31 March 2019
David Inman new WKF Appointment
25 May 2019
BKF 4 Nations Championships
14 September 2019