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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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Strike Taekwondo

Strike Taekwondo is a family friendly, welcoming club. We teach both the traditional martial art and the olympic sport of Taekwondo. Beginners most welcome! 1st class free & family discounts.

Heaton Tennis & Squash Club

A multi sports and fitness club with a restaurant bar and therapies available. Non-Members welcome


Sengoku Karate Do

We are a small friendly traditional karate club. We have classes in Featherstone, Wakefield and Normanton and teach Shotokan Karate. We have been established for over 50 years and have taught generations of families. We take children from ages 5 years and

Kunren Martial Arts

The school is now being run by Sengoku Martial Arts in Featherstone.

Halifax Sport Karate

Halifax Sport Karate was established in 2005 by Chief Instructor Matthew Handley. Halifax Sport Karate teaches Karate to all ages and abilities from absolute beginners to the most advanced Karateka.

Sengoku Karate

Traditional Shotokan karate and Kickboxing club established for over 50 years in the Featherstone area. We have recently moved into our own fully matted dojo in Featherstone. Instructors are DBS checked and fully insured.

Soaring Eagle Karate

We are a small and friendly karate club, with classes for children and adults in Steeton and Cross Roads, near Keighley. Our classes are open to everybody from 6 upwards. Feel free to get in touch for more information.


Leeds Shotokan Karate

Leeds Shotokan has been affiliated to the Karate Union of Great Britain for over 50 years. We are a completely inclusive, non-discriminatory club. We welcome all ages, backgrounds and physical abilities, from total beginners to National Squad members and

4 All Programme

An inclusive sports coaching and education business. 4 All work within schools and community to promote physical and mental well being.

Shotokan karate training

Shotokan karate training

All grades training session.

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