What is Karate?
Karate is a martial art from Okinawa whose physical aspects seek the development of defensive and counter attacking body movements. The themes of traditional karate training are fighting and self-defense, though its
mental and moral aspects target the overall improvement of the individual.
What about us?
We are members of The British Combat Karate Association.
We practice Traditional Shotokan Karate, with our main interest in the traditional kata, with practical application for
We also have an interest in
Karate as a sport
and have competed in various
Some of our members also
practice and teach
judo. We are also open to
interest in other
forms of traditional
Renshinkai and our other clubs are 'pay as you go' we don't want or need your bank details, We just need £3.50 pound per session to cover the hall hire and hard work from the
What age can we start training?
We start people on their "Karate journey" from the age 6 years old... as long as they train hard and have a sensible learning
Do we do gradings?
We have a 3 monthly grading for the students who are ready which allows the student to
progress up the grades. We also issue a trophy every week to the student that has showed the best attitude and has given their best.