Contact Us


For general enquiries that are not covered by the roles of the team members below, please contact the Chief Instructor - Dr Chowdhury (e-mail or phone 07921 569 151).


The club's postal address is:

LKDSA
PO Box 55688
London
W9 4AQ


Chief Instructor: Dr Mohi Chowdhury


Responsibilities:

  • Carries the full authority of the organisation.
  • Acts as a source of senior advice and support in all matters pertaining to the club.

Availability:

  • This person will deal with anything not listed in the roles of the teaching or management team members.


Deputy Chief Instructor: Miss Claudia Avellone


Responsibilities:

  • Carries the full authority of the organisation and deputises in the absence of the Chief Instructor.
  • Acts as a source of senior advice and support in all matters pertaining to the club.
  • Co-ordinates/Assists in the day-to-day running of the club.

Availability:

  • In the absence of the chief instructor this person will deal with anything not listed in the roles of the management team member.


  • Administrator: Vacant


    Responsibilities:

    • Acts as a source of senior advice and support in all matters pertaining to the club.
    • Co-ordinates/Assists in the day-to-day running of the club.
    • Collects and processes students' club memberships.
    • Ensures everyone's licences are up-to-date.
    • Assists with the club licencing/insuring.

    Availability:

    • Any problems regarding membership of the club.
    • Collection of fees for membership/licence applications.
    • In the absence of the chief instructor and deputy chief instructor this person will deal with anything not listed in the roles of the management team member.


    Treasurer: Miss Claudia Avellone


    Responsibilities:

    • All financial aspects of the club.

    Availability:

    • Setting up payment systems (e.g. standing order) for fees.
    • Payments for karate suits/equipment should be given to equipment & uniforms officer.
    • Payments for membership/licences/insurance should be given to the administrator.
    • Payments for courses and gradings should be given to the events organiser.


    Events Officer: Mr Eduardo Guasque


    Responsibilities:

    • Find suitable venues for hosting events for the club, e.g. courses, gradings etc.
    • Organise events in conjunction with the chief instructor and the management team.
    • Collect fees for each event.

    Availability:

    • Deal with enquiries/applications for each event.


    Equipment & Uniforms Officer: Mr Chakir El Hajame


    Responsibilities:

    • Keep a record of the items of equipment that the club has or needs as well as lends.
    • Maintains the karate gi exchange scheme.
    • Processes all new karate suit (gi) requests.

    Availability:

    • Any requests for new karate suits (gi).
    • Collection of payments for karate suits (gi).
    • Loan of any item of equipment.
    • Collection of fees for loaning.


    Press and Publications Officer: Mr David Godfrey


    Responsibilities:

    • All club publications (e.g. newsletters, videos etc).
    • Advertising.
    • Dealing with the press.

    Availability:

    • Any requests for entries into the club newsletter.
    • Any press enquiries.


    Webmaster/IT Officer: Mr Eduardo Guasque


    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain the club website.

    Availability:

    • Any issues regarding the website.
    • Requests for passwords to access material on the website.


    Librarian: Vacant


    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain the club library catalogue.
    • Archive all of the club's books, videos, DVDs, rare manuscripts etc.
    • Keep a record of any borrowing/loan of items from/to the club library.

    Availability:

    • Deal with requests for any martial arts-related resource.
    • Loan enquiries for items in the club catalogue.


    First Aid Officer: Miss Lorna Maclean


    Responsibilities:

    • Act as a resource for any first aid issues regarding your training.

    Availability:

    • First Aid Emergencies in the club.
    • First Aid training requests.


    Charities and Fundraising Officer: Mr Abdellah Ezbakh


    Responsibilities:

    • Liaise with charities and charitable bodies.
    • Develop fundraising ideas for the club.

    Availability:

    • If you have any fundraising ideas, this is the person to speak to.