How do I get Started ?

There is no need to book as we take new students all year round so come along to a club session and the instructor will issue you with a welcome pack with more details.

!! First lesson is FREE !!

As most people are not 100% sure of what is involved in a karate lesson. We give you a free trial lesson to see if karate is for you.

CSKC aims to foster the friendly and safe environment in which students thrive.

What do I wear?

Don’t worry about equipment.

Karate is practiced in bare feet and you will need to wear something comfortable you can exercise in. Karate suits (GI’s) are available from your instructor.

Age Specifications?

Karate is a sport that appeals to both sexes, Children can start from the age of 6, (Children under the age of 8 must have adult remaining with them during lesson).

There is no maximum age limit.

Costs Involved ?

First lesson is Free to give you the opportunity to see what karate is like and meet the instructor.
After that lessons are £6 each until the end of the month. After your first month if you are happy to stay with us club membership is FREE when you join our monthly payment scheme.

We run a place allocation scheme whereby you must pay fee’s at the beginning of each month to hold your place at the club.
Extra lessons can be paid for on the night, Family discounts are available


If you want to continue with karate all martial artists need a licence. This will make you a member of the association (SSK) and cover your insurance requirements. You licence is also a record of your progress for all gradings, qualifications and courses attended. Forms are available from your instructor, licences cost approx £26.00 and need to be renewed annually.

You must have a licence before being able to grade (see grading section)

Karate Gi and Equipment

A “Gi” (karate suit) can be purchased from the club from around £20, pads etc can be purchased through the club please contact sensei for further information

How often can I grade?

Karate gradings can take place every 3 months if students have attended the required number of lessons and meet the standard for grading.