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                                 Kids Programs :

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

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


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

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photo showing kids thumbs up after training
Martial Arts Class in Progress
Kids practising perarranged sparring drills.



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.  JKA Karate puts a lot of emphasis on self-growth through training. Being involved in a karate life-style that will teach your kid/s all about discipline, honor, Stop Bullies. 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-Protection certified, in addition to being qualified to teach martial arts to children. 


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. Below are some of the things your Child will learn with us:

  • 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


kids using training aids in our classes.
kidsclasses sparring and fun
His Majesty visits the Shotokan JKA academy to see the amazing karate self discipline of our kids in 2006.
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