New to karate and want to start? Are you an adult or a child 6 years or older? Come and do our 10 week course starting 7 September in Greenwich and 11 September in Charlton and get your first belt!
The first belt is orange. In our experience, adults pick it up quicker than children, but if you train with us twice a week over the 10 weeks, have a good attitude and are determined, you should be ready to grade to orange belt on 16 November!
What you will learn?
- Chin punch – Oi tsuki jodan
- Stomach punch – Oi tsuki chudan
- Rising block – Jodan age uke
- Stomach block – Chudan soto uke
- Front kick – Mae geri
- Basic pattern – Kihon Kata
- 3-step (Sanbon) or 5-step (Gohon) sparring (Kumite) attacking with chin punch and stomach punch
Ready to start your journey in karate? Great! Come to class in September. Let Sensei Frank know you want to start.
£150 per person. This includes:
- 20 classes of 1 hour each: 10 in Greenwich starting 7 September, 10 in Charlton starting 11 September. So, training twice a week.
- Student karate uniform with white belt
- Training for 1.5 hours followed by exam with the 8th degree black belt guest examiner on 16 November
- Orange belt if/when you pass in November
- That’s 21.5 hours of karate. That works out to be £6.90 per hour with a free uniform plus an orange belt.
- The only other cost is for a licence & insurance directly from our association body Karate Union of Great Britain. This is £24 per child / £27 per adult
How to pay
You have two classes to decide. If you decide you don’t want to do karate, then you may walk away without it costing you a penny. If you decide to stay, then you can pay as follows by the third class:
- PayPal https://www.paypal.me/senshikarate Make sure the payment is marked as a “personal payment”. Otherwise PayPal will deduct commission and your payment will be short.
- Bank transfer (ask for details)
- You must pay the full amount upfront by the third class
- No refunds
- Your one-off payment covers all classes up to 16 November. If you wish to continue training after that, you can pay the balance of the Autumn term at the reduced rate of £6 per class
- You must pay for a licence & insurance from our association body Karate Union of Great Britain. This is £24 per child / £27 per adult. This is not a payment to Senshi Karate and is renewable annually
- The uniform will only be made available once you’ve paid the full amount
- You must be at least 6 years old
- You don’t have to train all 21 classes: this is karate, not the army! But you probably won’t be ready for your orange belt in November. That’s fine, you can continue training and grade at our next exam in the Spring
- If you don’t want to commit the £150 and train twice a week, that’s fine. You can still train on a pay as you go basis, £7 per class and buy the uniform separately and grade in the Spring or whenever we believe you’re ready
- The external examiner will assess you independently and fairly. We will teach you what you need to pass orange belt. The rest is up to you. Money doesn’t buy you karate success: hard work does!
Full Autumn 2019 term details here.