North West Karate Academy
Unleash Your Potential
The Academy teaches an engaging Kata syllabus, Kata are performed without a partner however adults will also learn the practical applications.
Sport Karate Kumite
Their are many forms of Kumite in Karate. At the Academy we follow the WKF point sparring rules, they are safe for all ages to practice.
There are hundreds of techniques to train and perfect. Pad Work will improve alignment, power, fitness and conditioning.
Adults at the Academy learn a progressive grappling syllabus which gives firm basics in clinching, takedowns and ground work.
Adult classes include Karate Jutsu, the primary focus is on opponents that are unskilled in combat and common forms of violence in the street.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do I join a NWKA club?
Q. What age do you teach?
Q. What do I need to wear?
Q. Will I get injured
Q. Am I fit enough to learn?
Q. Who is the NWKA affiliatied too?
Q. What are the Academy's origins
Anko Itosu 1830 – 1915 (founder of Shorin Ryu)
Kenwa Mabuni 1889 – 1952 (Shito Ryu)
Chojiri Tani – Founder of Shukokai
Shukokai Karate Union (SKU) Est in 1969 – NWKA members 1984 – 2001
Amateur Martial Association (AMA) NWKA members 2001 – 2007
Karate Do International (KDI) NWKA members 2007 – 2008
Karate Do Federation Established in 2009 – NWKA founder members
There is a lot of confusion when it comes to the history of Martial Arts, it not just the general public that can get confused.
Policies and Procedures
A brief overview of our active policies and procedures. For example: Child Protection.
Health and Safety
We are members of the English Karate Federation