Self defence classes are a great way for kids to build some confidence and keep fit, and there are classes all over Birmingham.
Martial arts isn’t all just about nunchucks and Bruce Lee – it’s a century old practice that takes skill, commitment and time to perfect. Martial arts, including karate, Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu and Kung Fu, can help increase your child’s fitness, their confidence and self-esteem and classes are a fun way to keep in shape. If they are showing an interest in taking part in some form of martial arts, here’s where to find children’s classes and courses in Birmingham.
Defence Lab Birmingham MAC Birmingham, Cannon Hill Park, B12 9QH Harbourne Pool and Fitness Centre B17 9QS Bournville College, Longbridge B31 2AJ 0800 772 0781 Website: https://www.defencelab.org.uk
Runs the Street Smart program for children aged 8 to 13 years.
Also offers the Super Sparks program for children aged 4 to 7 years.
First class is free.
Classes run throughout the week.
K-Star Thai Kickboxing, Perry Barr and City Centre 54 College Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham B44 8BS 104-107 Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham B5 6QB Perry Barr – 0121 331 4074 and City Centre – 0121 622 5078 Website: http://www.k-starthaiboxing.com
Runs children’s classes on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, including a new Thai Boxing class.
No joining fees, no membership required and classes are £19.99 for four weeks.
KA Children’s Martial Arts Academy, Sheldon and Solihull Art of Motion, 2343 – 2345 Coventry Road, Sheldon B26 3PNS Fitness First Hobs Moat, Ulleries Road, Solihull B92 8DS 0121 285 1182 Website: http://www.kamartialarts.co.uk
Classes available for children aged 5 to 15 years.
Instructors specialising in children’s martial arts.
Competitions held during the year.
Classes held on Mondays and Tuesdays at Sheldon and Wednesdays and Saturdays at Solihull.