All instructors and coaches teaching at the Stevenage clubs have to obtain an Enhanced Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), are fully Insured & Qualified to teach
Started March 2012 the classes are limited to 20 students,Get on the list ASAP, for more info click the link below.Goto Kickers Page
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The idea of joining our club to start-out in JKA Shotokan Karate may seem a bit daunting to most aspiring martial artists...Read more
The idea of joining our club to start-out in JKA Shotokan Karate may seem a bit daunting to most aspiring martial artists. After all, everybody else in the class is likely to have more experience than you - the black belts always look a bit frightening - but it is actually a lot easier than you may think: it just requires you to turn up and join in; a tracksuit and T-shirt will do.
You will be given an introduction into the basic Shotokan techniques, probably by one of those scary black belts (who may turn out to be human after all), and then you'll join the beginners in their quest to become a skilled martial artist.
We have put together a short introduction into karate, the Japanese terminology that is regularly used in JKA Karate, as well as some guidelines as to what we find important in our club and what you can expect when you join our club: