Sensei Joost Frehé is a Dutch national who since 2009 represents master-level instructor Hanshi Patrick McCarthy and the International Ryukyu Karate Research Society (IRKRS) in London (U.K.).
In June 2009 Joost started his first Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo-jutsu club in Central London at the University College London (UCL) Bloomsbury Fitness centre.
The dojo became the first fully accredited Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo-jutsu club in the UK in June 2010.
In 2015 Joost was appointed London-based representative and district manager (shibucho) for Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo-jutsu (KU) and the IRKRS.
Joost currently holds a 3rd Dan and shidoin-level instructor's licence in KU.
He is fully insured for his activities as a martial arts instructor under the British Combat Association, conducts regular first aid training courses in support of his instructor's licence, and is DBS/CRB checked.
Joost has been teaching martial arts in the U'.K, including children's martial arts classes, since January 2006.