Children's Karate Class
The children's karate class runs Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm - 7:30pm at the Reading Girls' School in Whitley. The cost is
Please arrive 10 minutes earlier to allow for booking in.
it comes to exercise and instruction, adults and young children
have different physical and psychological factors to take
into consideration. Kids are not just mini adults and shouldn't be treated
as such in a karate environment.
That's why we have a separate karate club for children which is designed
to cater for their attention spans, their physical limitations and their
ability to take new things on board.
Ages start from 6 years through to around 12 years.
The main aim of our childrens karate classes are to teach children the principles
of karate and self defence, for them to get some exercise and
to work within structured groups following instructions from an
adult. Over a period of time it also has a positive influence
on their self discipline and attention spans.
Children are also helped to develop social skills and an understanding
of hierarchy. We have various martial art related games that
we use in addition to normal training to achieve this.
well as karate belts there are also prizes awarded for extra achievments
e.g. good behaviour, development or the performance of good
Each month the karate instructors award
a trophy to the Student of the Month, we also have weekly awards
and a Student of the Year Trophy. See the recent winners on our