It is with deep regret that we must announce the temporary closure of the club.

However, we are running online lessons for our students. Hope you have joined in.

Those students who did not manage to grade will be assessed as soon as we return. Those students who passed their grading can also collect their new belts when we return.

We hope that you all received an email from the club. Be safe, we will miss you all and hope to see you soon.

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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It is with deep regret that we must announce the temporary closure of the club.

AMA 2020 Sheffield Click here
New Diary Dates.
NEW BLACK BELTS. November 2019.  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.
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Grading 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.