Kids Programs :

Our age-specific Martial Arts Classes Benefit Kids of All Ages in Different Ways :

Our  Karate JKA martial arts program for kids is second to none and has been voted Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire's Top Martial Arts school for over two decades by parents just like you. It has also been approved by His Majesty King Charles as one of the finest karate schools in the UK. We teach kids practical effective karate self defence skills along with character development and child safety. Our program increases their physical and mental skills making them more confident and safer and less likely to become targets of bullying or other predators.


                                 Tiny Tigers ( 5 - 6.5 yr olds)  and  Lil ' Samurai's  (6.5 - 8.5 yr olds) 

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Martial Arts Class in Progress



Benefits for Children : Our Tiny Tigers and Lil' Samurai's JKA Karate classes help to build up your child's confidence,focus,self-esteem & essential life-skills to prepare them for school and for life.Kids have lots of fun at the same time. Karate is one of the most popular and safe martial arts for kids. It is well spread all around the world and it seems like every town in the world has at least one JKA Karate dojo. It is both playful and disciplined art that will give your kid a full-body workout.  Like true traditional martial art, JKA Karate puts a lot of emphasis on self-growth through training. Being a karateka is a way of life that will teach your kid all about discipline, honor, and being happy. In fact, kids have a ton of fun learning how to throw punches, kicks, and play with one another.   All our coaches have been DBS verified and Child Potection certified, in addition to being qualified to teach martial arts to children. 


Our interactive, individualized instruction creates the optimum environment for learning. We break each Lil’ Samurai class into smaller groups so your child gets all the one-on-one care he or she needs to feel great about class and to learn quickly. To build a solid foundation, we make sure your child grasps each new idea and technique before we move on to the next concept. All of our exercises have been carefully designed to help develop hand-eye coordination and motor skills. Your child’s confidence grows every time something new is learned! Training at Shotokan JKA Academy, your Lil’ Samurai will be well equipped to do his or her very best in school and in life.

Positive Reinforcement Curriculum :

Through our philosophy of positive reinforcement, your child will develop the security and confidence to thrive in new situations. Classes are fun, exciting, and conducted in a clean air-conditioned environment. Students learn life skills and develop a Foundation for Success. Plus, your child will earn patches for attendance, achievement and good behavior :

  • Focus

  • Self Discipline

  • Self Control

  • Teamwork

  • Safety Concepts

  • Respect

  • Confidence

  • Listening Skills

  • Balance

  • Hand-Eye Coordination

  • Stamina

  • Flexibility

  • Self Defense

Call Free : 0800 999 1959 or Text: 07956 553417 to book your First FREE trial lesson

















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