Meet the team

Sensei Jamie Donaghy
Sensei Jamie Donaghy

Sensei Jamie Donaghy


4th Dan (Senior Instructor)


Level 3 Coach, Enhanced DBS Checked,EKF Accredited Coach, Kombat Federation Certified Kumite & Kata Referee



Sensei Jamie Donaghy (Senior Instructor)  is a Graduate member of the British Association of sport and Exercise Sciences


BSc (Hons) Exercise and Health

Jamie was amongst the first wave of students to pass their Black belt 1st Dan with the formerly known 'Central Karate Schools' in 1997.

St. John Ambulance First Aid Qualification in Martial Arts
NSPCC Child Protection in Sport 2014
UK Coaching Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Martial Arts 2017
Qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer
EKF Accredited Coach

Domestic Coaching
An important role is preparing students of all ages from 4 years upwards for taking part in competitions ranging from small friendly local tournaments to National Championships and domestic tournaments both in Kata and Kumite across the UK. Encouraging all abilities of students, beginners or advanced and providing them with the opportunity to compete and build their confidence to reach their potential.

Current Training 
Trained for 25 years

Teaching Duties & Responsibilities
Club Coach with over 15 years experience
Senior Instructor
Competition Squad Manager
Black Belt Grading Examiner up to 3rd Dan
Black Belt Coach and Mentor
Licencing Officer for Kombat Federation
Sensei Jamie runs who are responsible for supplying and delivering the merchandise to Kombat Federation

Special Needs Students
Sensei Jamie has trained many students with special needs i.e Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Aspergers, Autism etc in helping them gain the confidence and self belief to pass their black belts and excel in an individual sport.

Jamie trains regularly with the Wado Kai England squad in Kata.

Tournament Success
Nissan Tyne & Wear Championships Sunderland 2017
Jamie Donaghy - Pair Kata - Bronze Medal
Jamie Donaghy & Co Team kata -  Bronze Medal
Wadokai Kata Championships 2018
Jamie Donaghy - Individual Kata - Gold Medal
KSE 11 2018
Team Kata Jamie Donaghy & Co Silver Medal
Aiwakai National Championships 2018
Jamie Donaghy - Individual Kata - Silver Medal
Jamie Donaghy - Pair Kata - Bronze Medal
Jamie Donaghy - Team Kata - Silver Medal
North East Open Championships 2018
Individual Kata - Bronze Medal
All Nations Championships 2018 (World Level Tournament)
Selected to represent Wadokai England at the All Nations Championships 
Nissan North East Open Championships Sunderland 2018
jamie - Anisha - Alex -  Team kata Gold Medal
FEW Championships Dublin 2018
Jamie Donaghy - Individual Kata -  Bronze Medal 

Jamie has competed successfully at National level tournaments all over the country and has been training for 25 years. From the age of 18 years Sensei Jamie taught karate part time and also worked in the banking sector for a number of years until opting to work full time as a Senior Karate instructor for Kombat Federation.







WKF English Karate Federation