Kids Karate in Hertfordshire

Children will love the energetic nature of Shotokan Karate which is fun, focused and friendly. We can channel energy in lively kids and develop confidence in quieter kids. They all progress in our classes as we use their motivation and help them to succeed, as well as being a great way of making new friends and keeping fit, Karate also benefits children by: Enhancing concentration and self-discipline, teaching children to avoid using violence in confrontation, increasing self-confidence in all situations, as well as developing a sense of purpose and achievement.


Our students say:
"Karate has Friendly instructors who help you”
“Make new friends at Karate”
Shotokan Karate has helped my child develop social skills”
“Join a happy group at Hertfordshire Karate"


Junior Achievement Programme
A voluntary character building activity linking the philosophy of our Karate with community, home, school achievement. Rewarded by diplomas and merit badges.


Classes are held every week Our classes work in small groups
Shotokan Karate can build on existing skills and knowledge Karate helps develop social skills.


Weekly Motivational award system J.A.P Gradings - Physical examination from a set
Shotokan Karate syllabus.

Lesson Structure

Warm up
Safe / Small Classes
Organised activities related to experience
and knowledge


5 to 6 Some Clubs
6 to 13, 14 to 65 years all other Clubs


Child: I can count to 5 in Japanese! I like doing the figure moves.
Parent: I like the child-centered classes. Good teacher/child dynamic. Really like the way the class is structured with play and story to end.

Child: He enjoys the classes and always comes out bouncy and happy. He often asks if he can go more than once a week.
Parent: I like that my child is learning to listen. The way they are taught works well
with him.
Child: He enjoys coming to karate and is very happy to now have all of his tags. He is really looking forward to now getting his blue belt.
Parent: I am very happy with his progress and attitude. He is now enjoying showing off and practicing his moves and Japanese numbers.

Child: My child has enjoyed it and wants to carry on! I think that it has improved his ability to listen better and work well within a team. He is more of a team player.
Parent: It is very hard to stand and watch without saying anything, but good to see discipline within the class.

Kids Karate Clubs in Hertfordshire

For more information on our clubs follow the links:
Baldock and Ashwell / Biggleswade and Langford / Harpenden / Hemel Hemsptead / Hitchin / Knebworth / Letchworth / Stevenage / Watford / Welwyn Garden City
Who are we?

Developed in Hertfordshire over 30 years ago, Active Hertfordshire Karate commitment is in the pursuit of quality Shotokan Karate. Leading students, Kids, Teens or Adults to be positive and the best they can be. Our Martial Art offers development in a range of personal qualities and life skills for all ages and abilities.

0800 026 8365

01462 630 833

01462 432 365

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