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Mixed Ability Karate Classes

Tuesday 26th June

Youth Olympic Games

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 - Thu, 18 Oct 2018

What is Karate?

Karate is a striking martial art

Karate is a martial art developed on the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. Karate is predominantly a striking art using punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes and open hand techniques. Karate can be practiced as an art, sport, or as self defense training. Karate training is commonly divided into kihon (basics or fundamentals), kata (forms), and kumite (sparring).


Parents in Sport Week: 1-7 October

This year’s Parents in Sport Week takes place 1 – 7 October 2018.

Local Programmes

Your Local Sport & Physical Activity Alliance

A Local Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (LSA) is a collection of people who have a desire to develop and promote sport and physical activity in their locality.


  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Blaby District Council
    Sport England
  • Equality Standard
    Leicestershire County Council
    East Midlands Platform
    Loughborough University
    Leicester City Council
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Melton Borough Council
    Harborough District Council
    Age UK L&R
  • British Heart Foundation
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    County Sport Network
    Rutland County Council


  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    County Sport Network
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Sport England
    East Midlands Platform
  • Age UK L&R
    Rutland County Council
  • Leicestershire County Council
  • Leicester City Council
    Equality Standard
  • Harborough District Council
  • Melton Borough Council
    Loughborough University
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    British Heart Foundation
  • Blaby District Council