Chester Karate academy is run by mr. Charles harman. a long time resident of chester and a former naval office, mr. Harman has studied Isshinryu karate for almost 30 years. a sixth degree black belt, mr. Harman has extensive training in both empty hand and weapons forms within isshinryu. additionally, he has studied judo and the ryukonkai style of weapons. His goal is to bring an appreciation of the martial arts, while training in a fun, but challenging atmosphere.