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Unit 8, Gilbert Enterprise Park, Ashmore Lake Way, Willenhall,

WV12 4LA

email. shadowkaratesquad@gmail.com

Tel. 07704605179

 

Frequently asked questions

DO I NEED TO BUY A KARATE SUIT BEFORE I START?


NO ITS BEST TO SEE IF YOU LIKE IT AND ITS SUITABLE BEFORE YOU PURCHASE ANYTHING. WE HOLD STOCK OF ALL EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED.




HOW MUCH IS IT?


FIRST LESSON IS FREE. TRY BEFORE YOU BUY POLICY. LESSONS ARE £6 FOR LITTLE LIONS KARATE CLUB AND £7.50 FOR SHADOW KARATE SQUAD.




WHEN CAN I ENTER COMPETITIONS?


STUDENTS CAN ENTER COMPETITIONS WHEN THEY ARE READY. COMPETITIONS TAKE PLACE ALL OVER THE UK AND ARE BROKEN DOWN INTO CATEGORIES. EACH STUDENT WILL COMPETE AGAINST STUDENTS THEIR OWN AGE AND SIMILAR GRADE. THE EARLIER YOU START COMPETING IN YOUR KARATE JOURNEY THE MORE EXPERIENCE YOU WILL GAIN AND THE MORE YOUR CONFIDENCE WILL GROW. OUR CHIEF INSTRUCTOR - SENSEI EMMY - STARTED COMPETITIONS AGED 6.




WHY CHOOSE SHADOW KARATE SQUAD?


Shadow Karate Squad is the only Karate club that offers classes for under 3 years of age. Shadow Karate Squad has its own fully equipped Dojo with matted training area for safety of its students. It has hundreds of training aids and equipment to keep classes fun and engaging. We have a spacious waiting room and viewing area for the comfort of parents including snack and drink machines, music and FREE WIFI. A dedicated receptionist ready to answer all your questions and queries along with a fantastic and modern communication set up. Shadow has enquiries from all over the Midlands and students travelling far based on our reputation and recomendations. We specialise in teaching students with experience of bullying within schools and encourage positive behaviour throughout our shadow family to help improve confidence, build self worth and mental stability. Shadow welcomes students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds and focus' on each as an individual to encourage personal development and unique qualities. Our students are taught to have respect and discipline for each other and with this mindset they develop long and lasting friendships. All instructors are fully qualified and enhanced DBS checked. All have experience competing and coaching around the world. Our instructors are experience with all ages and are fantastic with very young shy children. Through encouraging students to set goals we help them achieve success.




WHAT EQUIPMENT IS NEEDED TO TAKE PART IN CLASSES?


None during your trial period. Karate suits are available to purchase on your 5th lesson. Hand mitts, foot pads and gum shields are required before your first grading. More optional equipment is available (usually for higher grades).




WHAT DO I WEAR ON MY FIRST CLASS?


Sport clothing such as T-shirt and jogging bottoms are most suitable for training in Karate. No jewellry or metal to be worn inside the Dojo for safety reasons. Classes are conducted in bare feet. Medical socks may be worn by students with any foot conditions. Bring a non-fizzy drink in a sport bottle.




HOW OFTEN DO STUDENTS DO BELT TESTS AND HOW MUCH?


Students take belt tests when they are ready usually every few months. Cost start at just £15.




WHAT IS A MARTIAL ARTS LICENCE?


A licence holds a students insurance and a record of their grades (belt tests). Our licences cost just £30 annually (discounted for after school clubs) Please note: Tiny Tigers are not required to hold a licence.