About Us

Q. How Much are the Lessons each week
A. 5 Free Lessons for all New Students - Saving £25 to £30 in Lesson Fees
    Cost of Classes per session/Per Student £5 to £6.

Q. How much is the membership to join the club, What is included?
A. One Off Payment Membership Price £40 1st Child, £30 2nd Child, £20 3rd Child - Includes Karate suit, Membership Pack - Karate Badge - Pencil Case, Lapel Pin Badge.

Q. Do the students need a licence to do Karate
A. Yes the Karate Licence is £47 Renewable Yearly - Provides insurance and a Grading Record.

Q. How often are the students gradings and frequency
A. Gradings are held 4 Times Per Year March/June/October/December costing £35 includes Grading Exam - Certificate - Karate Belt.

Q. Can parents/Carers watch the Lessons
A. At 99% of our classes we encourage parents to watch, unless the school policy doesn't allow this.

Q What do the students wear initially to take part in the classes
A. Tracksuit Bottoms/Joggers and a T Shirt, also a drink is needed for the break, the class is done in bare feet.

Q. I have 3/4 children training do i get a reduction in costs 
A. The 3rd/4th Child trains for free, and grades for free also, their licence is free for the first year, Membership is reduced to £20 per student for all 3/4 children, which includes the Karate Suit and membership pack. 

Q. Does the Association enter tournaments
A. yes we enter domestic tournaments in both disciplines of Kata and Kumite (Fighting), We enter International tournaments, at home and abroad, namely Japan and Europe.
If students go on to serious competition they can undergo selections for a European Championships each year, and a World Championships held every four years held in Japan.

Q Does the Association offer specialised squad training sessions
A. Yes we offer twelve 3 hour sessions focusing on Kumite and Kata held in the Walsall/Bromsgrove area.

Q. What age can students start training in Karate
A. Any time after the age of 4 years.

Q. Are all the Instructors DBS Checked
A. All instructors are DBS checked, and are appointed St Johns ambulance First Aiders.

Q. Do you offer adults classes
A. Yes we offer an adults only over 30's class on a Tuesday evening at the Great Barr Hub

WKF English Karate Federation