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"Empower Your Journey: Beyond Martial Arts with Tameside Karate"

At Tameside Karate, we offer more than just karate lessons; we provide a transformative experience that empowers individuals of all ages to master not only the art of karate but also the art of living. With a legacy of excellence, our award-winning club stands at the forefront of personal development, blending traditional karate, Kobudo, and Batto-Do with life skills that foster confidence, discipline, and resilience.

Why Tameside Karate?

  • Champion Makers: Home to British and Commonwealth Kata Champions, under the guidance of the Joint Head England National Kata Coach, we nurture champions in the dojo and in life.
  • Holistic Development: Our programs are meticulously designed for all ages, starting from 3 years old, focusing on physical prowess, mental sharpness, and emotional growth.
  • Inclusive Community: Join a respectful and inclusive family, where every member is valued, supported, and encouraged to reach their full potential.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from the best with Sensei Julian Mallalieu, 7th Dan, and the wisdom of Soke, Hanshi, 10th Dan, Masataka Ohshita M.A.Ed., offering over 45 years of martial arts excellence.
  • Specialized Training: Explore the depths of martial arts with traditional weapons such as the Nunchaku, Bo, and the art of the Samurai Sword (Batto-Do), enriching your practice with diverse skills and historical insights.
  • Transformative Experience: From the Lil Dragons program to adult classes, embark on a journey of self-discovery, empowerment, and mastery, with a free trial lesson to start your path.

Your First Step Towards Mastery Awaits Discover the transformative power of karate with Tameside Karate. Whether you're seeking physical fitness, mental clarity, or a sense of belonging, our doors are open to guide you through every kick, punch, and kata. Let's embark on this journey together, where every class is an opportunity to grow stronger, more confident, and ready to face any challenge.

Join Tameside Karate Today: Where Champions are Made, and Journeys Begin.

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Vision Statement

"To be a beacon of excellence in martial arts, empowering individuals of all ages with the skills, confidence, and resilience to not only master karate but to excel in all facets of life. We envision a world where the principles of karateā€”discipline, respect, and perseveranceā€”guide individuals to achieve their fullest potential, fostering a global community of champions in life."

Mission Statement

"Tameside Karate is dedicated to providing a transformative martial arts experience that nurtures physical prowess, mental discipline, and emotional growth. Our mission is to offer expertly designed programs in Traditional Karate, Kobudo, and Batto-Do that cater to all ages and abilities. Through personalized guidance, a supportive community, and a commitment to excellence, we aim to empower our members to achieve personal mastery, confidence, and a lifelong passion for self-improvement. We strive to cultivate champions, inspire leaders, and enrich lives through the art and discipline of karate."

Culture Statement

"At Tameside Karate, our culture is built on the foundation of respect, inclusivity, and continuous growth. We are a family united by our passion for martial arts and our dedication to helping each other succeed. Our dojo is a place where challenges are embraced, achievements are celebrated, and setbacks are seen as opportunities for learning. We believe in the power of a supportive community to inspire individual excellence and collective success. Our instructors and members are committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity, discipline, and respect, both inside and outside the dojo. Together, we foster an environment where every person, regardless of age or ability, can thrive, grow, and embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and empowerment."

These statements encapsulate the essence of Tameside Karate, highlighting its commitment to excellence, personal growth, and community spirit. They reflect your club's dedication to not just teaching karate, but fostering a supportive environment where individuals can thrive and achieve their full potential.