Soaring Eagle Karate - Instructors & Committee


Our Instructors have over 30 years of experience in martial arts and Wado Ryu Karate.  Below is a little bit more about them.

Oliver Thornton - 4th Dan
Oliver Thornton - 4th Dan
Oliver is the Chief Instructor of Soaring Eagle Karate. He has over 20 years martial arts experience, achieving 4th Dan in Wado Ryu Karate and 1st Dan in WTF Taekwondo, as well as training in ju-jitsu, iaido, kickboxing and fencing. Oliver also has experience in competing internationally in both kata and kumite. He also has a degree in sport science & physiology.
Cindy Wallace - 2nd Dan
Cindy Wallace - 2nd Dan
Cindy is the club secretary as well as an instructor with Soaring Eagle Karate. She has spent many a year watching family members train, until taking the plunge to start training herself in 2004. She achieved her 2nd Dan in Wado Ryu Karate in 2012.


Soaring Eagle Karate has a managing committee made up of instructors, members and parents.  Any member of Soaring Eagle Karate over the age of 18, or the parents or guardians of members under 18, can join the committee as all of our meetings are open for everybody to attend.

The current committee:-
Chair - Oliver Thornton
Secretary - Cindy Wallace
Treasurer - Izabella Matczak
Child Welfare Officer - Sharon Simms
Marketing & Promotions Officer - James Hurst