JUNIOR BEGINNERS (5-10 YEARS OLD)
For confidence, discipline and self-defence.
Barnet Scout Hall, St Albans Road, EN5 4LD
Mill Hill Hartley Hall, 2 Flower Lane, NW7 2JA
Finchley Frith Manor School, Lullington Garth N12 7BN
Hampstead Parish Church, Church Row, NW3 6UU
Fridays 4pm-4.50pm (5-7 yrs)
5pm-5.50pm (5-10 yrs)
What happens during the class ?
class consists of children going through a set of stretching, strengthening and
co-ordination exercises, followed by learning the punching, blocking and
kicking techniques of the Goju-Ryu system. This is followed by kick bag
practice, sparring/self defence drills, games or a story/lecture on Martial
Arts Philosophy. We normally finish with a short period of meditation.
Beginners are called White Belts and are training to become future Black Belts.
Why should you bring your child to a Karate School?
Schools throughout the world are noted for teaching children things that are
not necessarily taught in normal school time. Things like MANNERS, RESPECT,
SELF-DISCIPLINE, KEEPING YOUR WORD and HOW TO AVOID CONFLICT WITH OTHERS. Of
course, we also teach fighting techniques that can help children defend themselves
in case of attack, although we always emphasize students should walk away from
violence if possible. CONFIDENCE comes from knowing that you can take care of