At our karate club, we offer a dynamic range of sparring opportunities that cater to various aspects of martial arts training. Our sparring sessions are meticulously designed to enhance your self-assurance in real combat scenarios while providing a platform to hone the techniques acquired during your classes.

Our sparring sessions are divided into two distinct categories: structured sparring and free sparring. Structured sparring emphasizes the precise execution of techniques, focusing on form and controlled movements. This method allows our students to build a solid foundation and a deep understanding of the art of karate.

In contrast, free sparring encourages spontaneity and adaptability, mirroring the unpredictability of real combat situations. It challenges your reflexes and decision-making abilities, making it an invaluable component of your martial arts journey.

Additionally, we take pride in our dedication to competitive excellence. To help you prepare for karate tournaments, we incorporate tournament rules kumite into our training regimen. This specialized form of sparring ensures that you are well-prepared to compete at the highest levels of karate, where precision, strategy, and agility are paramount.Whether you’re looking to boost your confidence in self-defense or aspiring to excel in competitive karate, our club offers a comprehensive sparring program that will meet your training needs and propel you toward martial arts success.
Kumite - National Competition (North Ave Student)
Kumite - National Competition (North Ave Student)
Kumite - National Competition (North Ave Student)
Competition Training - Chichester Karate Competition - Kumite (North Ave Student)


We practise traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu, which focuses on effective close quarters fighting. We enjoy tournaments but believe that the true heart of karate is self-defence.

North Avenue Location

United Reformed Church,
North Avenue,
Chelmsford, CM1 2AL
Phone: 01245 330931

Keene Hall Location

Keene Hall,
Watchhouse Road,
Galleywood, CM2 8PT
Phone: 07884 118916