The next club grading is scheduled for 15th March 2020 at the DASH sports centre in Dalton, from 10am to 12:30pm.
Other future gradings are:
- 10th May 2020
- 4th October 2020
- 31st January 2021
- 23rd May 2021
- 3rd October 2021
- 30th January 2022
- 22nd May 2022
- 2nd October 2022
We are closed for summer holidays. Training will resume 5th September 2019.
There will be a Black Belt training session on Sunday 8th September at DASH from 5pm to 6:30pm. All Dan grades and 2020 Dan grade candidates are welcome.
The next club grading will take place on Sunday 13th October 2019.
The school hall is unavailable during the Easter holidays. Classes resume on 15th April.
Black belt training at DASH on 31st March as usual, but not on April 14th.
There will be no adult training on Monday 27th August. Sessions resume on Thursday 30th August.
Adult karate sessions are now held at George Romney school, same times as before: Mondays and Thursdays 8:00pm to 9:00pm. Full details on the club home page.
Gradings will be held in the DASH sports centre as usual.
The club is once again putting on a demo at Kirkby-in-Furness gala on Saturday 30th June 2018, be there for 2pm!
Sunday May 20th is our 10th Anniversary training day, raising money for Furness General Hospital oncology unit. Junior training is from 10am to noon, seniors from 10am to 3pm. Light lunch will be provided.
We are holding a taster session at the event for anyone who wants to try their hand at karate. We have a lot of people already signed up to have a go, so if you’ve ever fancied having go, there’ll be lots of people in the same boat. Plus, you’ll be doing your bit to help raise money.
Cost for everyone is £10 for the day with all proceeds going to the oncology unit.
Adult karate begins on Thursday 4th January 2018.
Children’s classes return on Monday 8th January 2018.
We have just moved into new premises. With immediate effect the following apply:
Children’s class: These now run from George Romney school, Dalton-in-Furness- Cumbria. Sessions are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm.
The adult class is now based at Dowdales School, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria. Monday nights are held in the main DASH sports facility and on Thursdays we are in the Muse dance studio (opposite the DASH building).
Edit, August 2018: adults now train at George Romney school. Training times are 8pm to 9pm, Monday and Thursday. We will continue to use DASH for black belt training and gradings.
Full details including maps and location photos can be found on the home page.
Here’s an article reporting on a study carried out by the British Psychological Society.
The article concludes by saying…
Compared to more traditional methods to reduce aggression, martial arts offer a cost-effective and fun alternative to enhance mental well-being.