top of page


Ryu Shotokan fully recognises the need to make optimal provision for the safeguarding and wellbeing of children and young persons, that participate in the sport of karate (either as a self-defence art or sport environment).

To raise a concern call Staffordshire County Council’s First Response Service:

Phone: 0300 111 8007

Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Emergency Duty Service: (Out of Hours)

Telephone: 0345 604 2886 Mobile: 07815 492613


EKF references:-


Child Protection Officer: Steve Coupland


If you wish to raise a concern relating to any safeguarding issue, please use the following contact information:-


Steve Coupland 

Lead Safeguarding Officer - EKF

bottom of page