Chris Hogg


  • Training Since: 1994
  • Grade: Yondan

Chris has trained with Tring Shotokan Karate since it's inception in 1994 and is now one of the senior instructors. While never really being interested in competitive sports while in school, there was something about Karate that challenged and kept him interested. Through the years other sports and hobbies have always taken a backseat to karate.

Earning his Shodan in 1999 and Nidan in 2001 under the association TASK, after this the club decided to break away and to join Shotokan Karate England. Chris successfully graded for Sandan in 2007.

Chris successfully graded to Yondan with Shotokan Karate England in October of 2017

Thoughts on karate

Karate is like boiling water, if you do not heat it constantly, it will cool.