On this day….(February 4)
On 4 February 1949
, Michael Nursey, a founding member of the English Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) was born.
Nursey started training in Karate when he was eighteen, under Keinosuke Enoeda
and John Van Weenen. After achieving his 4th Kyu Nursey continued his training with Hirokazu Kanazawa
, Shiro Asano and Michael Randall.
Nursey gained is 1st Dan in 1971 under Kanazawa. He gained his 2nd Dan in 1974 and his 3rd Dan in 1978, both under Kanazawa.
In 1979, together with Eddie Whitcher
, Michael Randall, Greg Durrant, John Van Weenan and Chris and Nick Adamou, Nursey established the English Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA).
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