If you’re wondering if this type of Karate is for you here are a few Q&A's that may help.
How Much does it Cost?
Adult's (over 16yrs) pay £3.50 a lesson, juniors (under 16) pay £3.00 a lesson. This will last for half of the beginner’s course, the second half you will be required to pay for the month of lessons that you attend. You also need to pay a license fee and membership fee (membership fee only applicable after offer has expired.)But these are annual payments. Please feel free to contact us to discuss these fees further.
Do I have to be fit to start?
No, for the first few months you will be eased into the training. The way you will be taught will improve your fitness as you train. Instructors are trained to help you improve your fitness levels
What’s the age limit?
We will take new students from the age of 6 years old. There is no limit as to how old you can be to join, in fact, the older you are the more beneficial Kyokushin karate is to your health. Many Kyokushin clubs have students over the age of 40, 50 and occasionally over the age of 60 and we are no exception.
How do I know that this club is a "Genuine" Kyokushin Karate Club?
If you have any doubts at all you can as the club instructor for contact email and numbers for the IKO branch chief of Wales who will confirm the clubs authenticity.
What will I learn in the beginner’s course?
You will learn the Basics of Kyokushin to achieve your first Grade. But also, you will be taught Fitness and Self Defence. These build confidence which we feel is important to all.
How long will the course last for?
Approx 6 months.
What happens after the course has finished?
You can continue to train and learn more, achieve more, gain more confidence and have a great sense of achievement.
Is there any fighting?
We do train in a fighting form. After all we are teaching you karate and how to defend yourself, and we do have tournaments which our students are offered to attend. But.......... Nobody is forced into tournament fighting. That is down to the student to decide.
What do I need to wear when I first start?
All you need to wear is tracksuit bottoms or shorts and a T-Shirt, if you already own a lightweight white Karate Suit (Dogi) then please feel free to wear one. All students will be expected to have their Karate Suit (Dogi) shortly after paying their membership fee.