Beginner Martial Arts & Karate Programs for Kids 6-9 years & 9-15 years

Children in our DOJO receive high quality karate instruction.

What karate will my child learn?

  • Shitoryu Karate (one of the four main styles of Karate in Japan)
  • Kata (pattern)
  • Bunkai (self-defence application)
  • Kihon (form) practice
  • Kumite (sparring) practice
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Beginner Karate Classes for Primary School Children

Just for Kicks! (6-9yrs)

Children in Sensei Sandra’s karate classes receive high quality instruction.

Just for Kicks! classes give children strong foundations in self defence and in Shitoryu Karate. Our karate classes help improve children’s self esteem, speed, balance, strength, and coordination, and help children improve their working memory, visual selective attention, and their executive functions.

Generally, kids in our Just for Kicks! karate classes attend these beginner classes for up to two years, and reach up to blue belt level in this karate program.

This program articulates into our Intermediate classes for children. 

Please find our class times or beginner children aged 6-9 years below. We restrict our class numbers, so places are limited.

Monday5:00pm to 5:50pm6-9 years
Wednesday5:00pm to 5:50pm6-9 years
Thursday4:00pm to 4:50pm6-9 years
Friday5:00pm to 5:50pm6-9 years
Classes continue during school holidays!

Beginner Karate Classes for Teenagers / Youth

Just for Kicks! (9-15yrs)

Our karate classes for teenagers are ideal for self-motivated children, who enjoy being challenged in class to perform above expectations. Our karate classes are fast-paced and are for kids adept at group and individual learning.

Classes for teenagers are inspiring! Children who are around 10 or 12 years old learn quickly and thrive in our fast-paced, structured and social classes.

Our Karate classes are a confidence booster, encouraging independent learning and a sense of healthy competition amongst children. In addition, our martial arts classes teach the foundations of self-defence and strong foundations in Shitoryu karate. 

Our martial arts classes for teenagers are for beginners, and articulate into Advanced Youth karate classes.

Please find our class times for beginner karate classes for 9-15 year olds below.

Tuesday6:00pm to 7:00pm9-15 years
Thursday6:00pm to 7:00pm9-15 years
Friday6:00pm to 7:00pm9-15 years

Karate kids earn a sense of achievement: Karate Belts

Coloured karate belts are awarded in recognition of stages of learning, and are a great way for children to realise and celebrate their achievements.

The practical aspects of Shitoryu Karatedo are learnt in progressive stages, and even though karate is a never-ending learning curve, children and instructor generally know when they are ready to go through to the next learning stage. Children at our DOJO are invited by Sensei, when they are ready, to be a part of a symbolic examination to commemorate this special moment.

Learn more about our karate grading

I would like to say the Sensei is an amazing teacher and I would recommend your school to anyone.

Karate Parent, 2020