A.K.A. KARATE

BLACK BELT ACADEMY

STRONGER BODIES.

STRONGER MINDS.

“I would like to
thank you on behalf of Lucy for all your time, support and encouragement
and care.”

- Rachael

AKA Karate Black Belt Academy is a Hastings based club teaching traditional martial arts to both children and adults

We welcome everyone, no matter your age, ability or fitness level!

Established in 1997, our emphasis has always been on technique, rather than fighting. 

It’s not just about chops and kicks; we also arm you with positivity, train you in mindfulness and encourage a healthy lifestyle. 

WHY JOIN

01

Full Body Workouts

Calorie-burning training that results in muscle tone, increased stamina and improved flexibility.

02

Learn Self-Defence

Master the power to defend yourself and the courage to walk away.

03

Reduce Stress

Let go of everyday worries and anxieties by practicing mindfulness.

04

Improve Concentration 

Strengthen your focus through rhythmic breathing exercises and step-by-step movements. 

05

Boost Confidence

Exercise your mental attitude and start thinking more positively.

06

A Safe Environment

Our purpose-built Dojo is fully matted, so you can learn karate safely.

CLASS TIMETABLE

MON

TUE

WED

THU

FRI

SAT

SUN

9:30- 10:30

KIDS CLASS

10:30-11:30

ADULTS CLASS

17:45-18:45

KIDS CLASS

KIDS CLASS

KIDS CLASS

19:00-20:30

ADULTS CLASS

ADULTS CLASS

ADULTS CLASS

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Monday

Kids 5:45 - 6:45pm
Teens/adults  7:00 - 8:30pm

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Tuesday

Kids 5:45 - 6:45pm
Teens/adults  7:00 - 8:30pm

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Wednesday

No Classes

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Thursday

Kids 5:45 - 6:45pm
Teens/adults  7:00 - 8:30pm

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Friday

No Classes

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Saturday

Kids 9:30 - 10:30am
Teens/adults  10:30 - 11:30am

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Sunday

No Classes

MEMBERSHIP PRICES

Taking you to Black Belt from £4 per session.

Train as much as you want, when you want, for a monthly fee. Not only will you receive the highest quality karate coaching in East Sussex from Master practitioners, but you’ll also get:

  • A quality Gi (karate suit) in our signature red colour;
  • An annual martial arts licence;
  • All grading fees up to the black belt*;
  • A certificate and belt with each successful grading;
  • A special black belt certificate and belt with your name embroidered in Japanese;
  • Personal tuition by Sensei Paul Banbury 5th Dan BKA (British Karate Association).

*If a student trains diligently they can attain their black belt in 4 to 5 years. 

 
“Thank you for your kindness, teaching, care, discipline and leadership. Harison has enjoyed, developed and flourished from being under your care.” - Craig, Emma and Harison
 
 
I have witnessed positive changes in my son. His self-confidence and self-esteem has improved 100%, this has enabled him to be more assertive and creative.” – Beatrice
 
 
“Paige, Max and Aaron have really enjoyed taking part in Karate and it has given them confidence.” – Jacqui and Shelley
 
 
“Thank you for all your time and patience that you have given Ben over the last 2 years. I have recommended A.K.A. to many parents and will continue to do so!” – Tracy
 
 
“Thank you so much for bringing your superb display team to our Summer Fun Day last weekend. It was absolutely brilliant and really entertaining!” – Julie Brett, Community Fundraiser from Mary House
 
 
The Scouts thoroughly enjoyed their evening with you. The Scouts have been talking about it to the ones who missed it and they are all jealous.” – Helen
 
 
“For the younger ones Sensei Paul makes the lessons as much fun as possible. It’s a relaxed friendly atmosphere for them to learn in.” – Dave and Dawn Payne
 
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