1. Skip to content
Karate Banner
Karate Icon


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

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

TigerTastic Karate

We are a Karate club with students starting at 3 years old. We are a family friendly club who loves to give back with lots of rewards.

Chantry Academy

Chantry Academy Community Use Facilities provides opportunities for sport, fitness and learning activities for the local community.

Senshuken Shotokan karate club

This is a club affiliated to the KUGB focusing on bringing Japanese martial arts, of a high standard, to all those who wish to learn and develop the art. Suitable for all ages and abilities as well as beginners and the more advanced.

Adastral Park Karate Club

The Adastral Park Karate Club is a friendly family oriented club, located on the BT Adastral Park site. Children from ages 6 upwards are welcome to start training and parents are welcome to come along and join in with the kids too.