About Us

Created in 2018, Nishikan Martial Arts is the next evolution of The Honbu / Wincanton Karate Club which was founded in 1985.

'The most dangerous phrase in the language is we've always done it this way'

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About Us.

In 2018 we decided to set up our own association to explore and further our aims, and our knowledge in the martial arts. Paul, Brett and Steve have many years of experience in the Martial Arts.

Paul Hacker

Chief Instructor

Brett Jacobs

Assistant Chief Instructor

Steve Mortley

Assistant Chief Instructor

Sharon Wilmot


Our Clubs.

We have clubs in the following locations


10 The Tythings Commercial Centre, Wincanton BA9 9RZ

The Honbu - Wincanton is a full time dojo and headquarters of Nishikan Martial Arts.

07967 125458 /


Merriott Social Club, 71 Lower Street, Merriott, Somerset TA16 5NP

The Honbu - Merriott is run by Brett

07968 953705 /

Queen Camel

Queen Camel Village Hall, High St, Queen Camel, Somerset BA22 7NF

The Honbu - Queen Camel is run by Steve.

07926 262119 /

Millfield School

MIllfield School, Butleigh Road, Street, Somerset BA16 0YD

From Pre-Prep to Senior School Karate is offered across all year groups at Millfield.
07967 125458 /

Kings School (Bruton)

Kings Bruton School, The Plox, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0ED

Train whilst at Kings Bruton with Paul.
07967 125458 /