We hope to open the club again for JUNIORS on April 13th. If you haven't trained for a while, or would like to join then please contact us before coming along.

Beginners Welcome Every Week to our friendly karate club! Just come along and have a go as the 1st lesson is free.

The club is based at Woolmer Green Village Hall, near Knebworth, Stevenage, Herts. Following the traditional ways of Shotokan Karate Martial Art.

Why come to Knebworth Karate Club:

  • Great Instruction from fully qualified, insured and enhanced DBS certified teachers
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Clean and heated floor
  • Separate adult and junior classes
  • Members of a professional association: ESKA (English Shotokan Karate Association)

Training times

The club is based at Woolmer Green village hall. Check out our lesson timetable.

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The club is run by ESKA qualified instructors who themselves started in the association as white belts.

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NEW BLACK BELTS and New Dan Awards November - December 2020.  See the grading news page.

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Come and try out the club for free, as long as you are older than 6 years old. Contact us first though.
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Grading news

Latest Dan gradings

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See the latest competition details here.

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Club news

Latest club news

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We are part of the renowned Shotokan karate association ESKA (English Shotokan Karate Association) whose headquarters are based in the Stevenage Leisure Centre. Gradings and all competitions are held together with other clubs within the association there on a regular basis. We are a family club and encourage all members to join. Most of the instructors have indeed trained with their own children at some point. We also have close training ties with other Hertfordshire karate clubs within ESKA. We also welcome students from other clubs to gain additional training. A Martial Art for all.