The aim of the club is to teach practical self-defence based on Aikido in a friendly and co-operative way. Students practise at their own pace, as gently or aggressively as they like, and areencouraged to develop to the best of their individual abilities. Classes comprise both aerobic exercises and learning the various techniques in Aikido.
Taekwondo is a martial art which has developed from the early days of the tribes living on the Korean Peninsula. Before the use of weapons, combat techniques were developed for means of defense andoffense. Even when weapons were developed, the bare-hand fighting techniques were still used to build physical strength and to show off physical strength during matches within tribal communities.
We have been established for over 10 years and we pride ourselves in being a family friendly club. We teach both juniors and seniors and are part of the Jitsu Foundation, which is one of the largestand most successful Ju Jitsu forms in the UK. The first course is free, so do not hesitate to visit us to see if you like the atmosphere and what we are teaching.
The Bradford Wing Chun school has been set up to help spread original Wing Chun Kung Fu. Original Wing Chun is a practical, simple and effective style in itself when sticking to the principles ofeconomy of motion and minimum movement. The Bradford Wing Chun School is taken by Tim Halloran. Tim has been training in Wing Chun for over 20 years and has studied various martial arts from an early age beginning his training in Wing Chun after meeting Sifu Ward in the early 90's.
The Thackley Shotokan Tigers Karate club is twenty-five years old this year and we have been at the Thackley Methodist Church Community Hall for all of that time. Sensei Tony Cheetham-Hudson runs theclub with one night dedicated for young children; the other two nights are for teenagers and adults of both sexes. We believe that traditional Japanese Karate is the finest, all encompassing form of martial arts there is and that is why many other styles follow very closely what we do.
The Ki-Rin Karate club are members of the English Karate Organisation this is our governing body who host the English and European Karate championships yearly. The style of karate that we teach isWado Ryu which approximately translated means " The peacefull way ". The place in which we learn Karate is called a Dojo, this is regardless of where it is. Each lesson will be approximately one and half hours long normally starting with a warm up followed by the main lesson and then a cool down.
This programme is proven to help develop socialisation, self-help, thinking, motor and language skills, enhancing your child's development at school and encouraging them to become leaders notfollowers. Our course includes the teaching of Courtesy and Respect so children always do as they are asked ﬁrst time, every time and treat others how they want to be treated, whilst learning core skills of martial arts.
Mungsarin Thai Boxing Academy offers the highest quality of instruction in Bradford today. Since 1999, we have provided personal; service to our customers and have assisted them in achieving theirgoals. Our years of experience and commitment to individual excellence have earned us the reputation as the best club in the area.
Alan's skills, knowledge and experience has been gained through studying Muay Thai boxing at the Sitnarong Camp led by Master Sken between 1991 - 1999 and also through the Shukokai Karate Unionbetween 2000 - 2008. Alan Burnley is a 1st dan Black belt in Karate but continues to train and develop his Thai boxing skills so that he can train and instruct students of the club to his utmost capability. Students attending training sessions are able to partake in Thai boxing at differing levels.
Conveniently located in the heart of Ilkley, Kokoro Academy of Martial Arts provides the latest in traditional and modern teaching, as well as Martial Arts classes with a personal touch you just won'tfind anywhere else. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned athlete, our helpful staff is trained to assist you in all aspects of your Martial Arts training.