Starting Karate - Free first lesson
If you are interested in taking up Wado Kai Karate, Readig Karate Club offer a
free first lesson to all new students. All you need to start are
some comfortable clothes (tracksuit and tee-shirt) and maybe a
bottle of water.
Our adult and children's karate classes are currently nearly full. Please contact us if you are interested in starting with the karate club to check if there are available spaces.
Style of Karate
Reading Karate Club we train in Wado Kai Karate.
This is a softer style of karate which focuses on technique and
less on physical strength. This means that you do not have to
be strong to participate and the style is ideal for everyone,
irrespective of age, fitness or sex. However this does not make
Wado Kai Karate a weaker style, it is still an extremely effective
method of self defence. more›
We run two karate classes in Reading each Wednesday, one for children and one for adults. For details
on each of the classes please use the links.
Watch a karate class
understand that the hardest step to make is the first one through
the dojo door, so if after browsing the site you are still unsure
whether Wado Kai Karate is for you, why not pop down on Wednesday
to watch a lesson and see what it is like. You're more than welcome
to either join in or sit at the side and watch.
will be treated with respect, courtesy and patience at all times.
Everyone was once a beginner so we all pledge to help make it
as easy and enjoyable as possible.
The effects of karate
Karate can make very positive changes to your life, teaching
discipline, etiquette and respect for all.
Physically karate training enhances strength, coordination, stamina,
balance and flexibility. It can improve both the quality and longevity
of your life and it will make you feel happier and more alert.
As well as developing your body karate also trains the mind,
resulting in improved self-awareness, discipline, confidence and
Please browse through the site and if you have any questions
please visit our FAQ page or contact us.