The club was originally established to ‘give something back to the community’ and this tradition has continued until today. It has provided a strong foundation, which has made a significant, positive difference in thousands of lives, both young and old.
Heys karate provides all of the good things that you would want for any child, a caring atmosphere in which to meet new friends, self esteem, self confidence, self discipline, respect for themselves and others, a very enjoyable way to become flexible and keep fit. It exercises both body and mind and I know of no other sport that provides so much benefit to children and adults alike. The success of the club can largely be attributed to the dedication, commitment, sheer hard work and the genuine belief in and love for what you do, of its Senior Instructors Nicola and Michelle Hey.
Nicola and Michelle are both highly respected in the world of karate and have both had represented England on many occasions in their careers.
Nicola Hey 5th Dan
Senior Instructor and Grading Officer
Nicola has representing England winning the Spanish international and various titles. Nicola holds the Warrington sports personality of the decade award. Nicola also has a degree in sport development and a Certificate in education which enhances the club sessions in the structure and the delivery.
Michelle Williams 4th Dan
Senior Instructor and Squad coach
Michelle is 10 times English and British karate champion. Michelle also was ranked 5th in Europe and won a bronze medal at the commonwealth games. Her competitive experience and coaching style brings the best for any student as shown with her own daughter being the youngest ever English and British champion. Michelle has also won the Warrington sports personality of the year award and over 250 karate (national and international competitions)
Teodora Taneska 1st Dan
Teodora is a great instructor, having trained in Macedonia where she gained her Black belt then training in England she has a wide range of knowledge on technique and is an expert on kicking. Teodora competed in International competitions for Macedonia.