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Karate is a striking martial art

An Overview of Karate

Karate is a martial art developed on the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. Karate is predominantly a striking art using punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes and open hand techniques. Karate can be practiced as an art, sport, or as self defense training. Karate training is commonly divided into kihon (basics or fundamentals), kata (forms), and kumite (sparring).

Find Karate Activities Near You

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East Midlands Wado Karate Jutsu

East Midlands Wado Karate Jutsu offers Traditional, Practical Karate to anybody 12 years old to 65+. We are part of the United Kingdom Karate Wado Kai and the Wado International Karate federation, One of the longest running Wado karate federations.

Alive and Kicking Martial Arts

Providing Martial Arts Training from age 3 upwards including Special need pupils everyone is welcome to come along and join our club family and start being a better version of you

Ronin Budo

We are a martial arts organisation that teaches Karate and Kickboxing. We are based in Belper and Milford however we do also have clubs in other areas such as Birmingham. We accept people at 7 years old and above, our eldest practitioner is currently 67.

Meiyo Karate Club

We teach a self defence orientated style of Karate: Shindo Jinen Ryu. Our website is www.meiyo.org.uk. Our Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/meiyokc/

PfP Leisure

Not-for-profit organisation provided leisure facilities to clients across the country including local authorities. Manage over 120 leisure centres in England.

Modern Combatives and Self Defence Academy

We provide martial arts / self defence / personal safety awareness training and courses for many organisations as well as holding regular classes for men, women and children. Our children's classes teach age appropriate responses and also cover personal s

Aldercar High School & Community Centre

Aldercar High School and 6th Form Centre is an important resource for all the community, providing an excellent service not only to students, but also to the wider community it serves.

Croft Church of England Primary School

Croft Church Of England Primary School is a small, family feel school who believe in a holistic approach to education so health and well being feature highly in our curriculum offer.