Chief instructor

Ian Harman

5th Dan Black belt in Shotokan karate.

BTEC Level 3 self defence and breakaway trainer.

Fully qualified secondary school science teacher.


Ian is the chief instructor and founder of Kyoshin personal safety.


Ian took up Karate at the age of 8 and has represented both England and Wales at international competitions.


He went to university in Brighton and qualified as a teacher. Ian is currently employed in Cwmbran, where he teaches Science. 


Having qualified as a self defence instructor in 2018, Ian set up Kyoshin personal safety with the aim of providing quality high value breakaway training.



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