Applied Karate-Do

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Personal protection-based karate class for beginners to advanced

Welcome to the world of applied Karate-Do, where ancient martial arts principles meet modern practicality. Our classes offer a unique and dynamic approach to learning karate, blending traditional techniques with real-world applications. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced martial artist, our expert instructors will guide you on a journey of self-discovery, self-defence and personal growth.

In our applied Karate-Do classes, you’ll delve into the fundamental elements of karate, including striking, blocking and kicking, while also focusing on the practical aspects of self-defence in various scenarios. We emphasise adaptability and situational awareness, teaching you how to respond effectively to real-life threats and confrontations.

Our training environment is welcoming and inclusive, fostering a sense of camaraderie among students. You’ll find a balance of physical conditioning, mental discipline and emotional development, all of which contribute to a well-rounded martial artist.

Whether your goal is to build confidence, improve fitness, learn effective self-defence techniques or simply explore a fascinating martial art, applied Karate-Do offers an enriching experience for everyone. Come join us and unlock your full potential in a supportive and empowering atmosphere. Get ready to embrace the spirit of the ancient samurai warriors while equipping yourself with the skills necessary for today’s challenges.

For more information contact Rui on 07961 401607 or visit

  1. Self-defence skills: applied Karate-Do equips you with practical self-defence techniques to protect yourself and others in real-life situations, promoting a sense of safety and confidence.
  2. Physical fitness: regular training improves cardiovascular health, strength, flexibility, coordination and overall physical fitness, contributing to a healthier lifestyle.
  3. Mental discipline: Karate instils discipline, focus and mental fortitude as you learn to control your body and mind during training and daily life.
  4. Stress relief: The structured nature of karate classes and the release of endorphins during training can reduce stress and promote relaxation.
  5. Improved reflexes and reaction time: practising karate helps sharpen your reflexes and enhances your ability to react quickly to various stimuli.
  6. Increased confidence: as you progress and master new techniques, your self-confidence and self-esteem grow, positively influencing other aspects of your life.
  7. Camaraderie and social skills: training in a group setting fosters camaraderie and teamwork, improving social skills and providing a supportive community.
  8. Goal setting and achievement: karate promotes goal-oriented training, allowing you to set and achieve milestones in your martial arts journey.
  9. Cultural appreciation: learning the history and traditions of karate can foster a deeper appreciation for Japanese culture and martial arts heritage.
  10. Enhanced focus and concentration: the mental focus required during training transfers to other aspects of your life, leading to improved concentration in work, studies and daily activities.
  11. Conflict resolution skills: karate emphasises respect and restraint, teaching you to resolve conflicts peacefully and assertively when necessary.
  12. Emotional regulation: karate training can help manage emotions, teaching you to remain calm and composed even in challenging situations.
  13. Balance and coordination: karate’s stances and movements enhance your balance and coordination, which can be beneficial in other sports and physical activities.
  14. Life skills for children: applied Karate-Do instils discipline, respect and responsibility in children, helping them develop into well-rounded individuals.
  15. Life-long learning: karate is a continuous learning process, fostering a growth mindset and encouraging self-improvement throughout your life.
To book

For more information contact Rui on 07961 401 607 or  visit