Self-Awareness  |  Self-Confidence  |  Self-Belief

Fun, friendly Tang Do Soo Karate for all the family

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Family karate for all the family

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Anyone wishing to come for a FREE trial lesson MUST book their session before attending, this can be done either by emailing [email protected] or calling Master James on 0785 243 9779.

Family Karate Clubs is a family-run martial arts school with a warm welcome for both children and adults.  We offer fun and engaging Tang Soo Do Karate classes at three different locations in Greater Manchester: Failsworth Sports Centre, Radclyffe School (Chadderton), and Oasis Academy Oldham.  Our classes are designed not only to teach martial arts techniques but also to instil important life skills such as respect, discipline, concentration, and confidence building. Additionally, we cover practical topics like stranger danger, first aid, fire safety, health and wellbeing, and road safety.

Here are some key benefits of joining Family Karate Clubs:

·   Fun and Engaging Classes: Our classes are suitable for all ages and are designed to be enjoyable while you learn.

·   Certified Instructors: You’ll receive instruction from certified martial arts instructors who are passionate about teaching.

·   Enhanced CRB Checked Instructors: Your safety is our priority, and our instructors undergo enhanced background checks.

·      Important Life Skills: Beyond physical techniques, our classes cover essential life skills.

·     Convenient Locations: With classes at three different locations, you can find one that suits you.

Whether you’re a beginner or have experience, we invite you to join our friendly community. Our students span an age range from 5 to 65 and beyond, and we encourage everyone to develop at their own pace within a supportive environment.  No need to be exceptionally fit or overly confident, just come and give a few lessons a try! 🥋👊

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Join us and discover the benefits of Tang Soo Do Karate at Family Karate Clubs! 🥋👨‍👩‍👧‍👦
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Question & Answer

Do I have to be in shape to get started?
Not at all! Our beginner classes are perfect for building overall fitness, regardless of your physical condition.
Can I watch my child in class?
Absolutely! Parents are warmly invited to participate in the classes alongside their young learners.
Am I too old to start Tang Soo Do Karate?
Not at all! Our students span a wide age range, and it’s never too late to begin.
Will I get hurt during the training?
Safety is our priority, and we ensure a setting where physical safety and emotional respect are guaranteed.
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Self-awareness is about learning to better understand why you feel what you feel and why you behave in a particular way. Once you begin to understand this concept you then have the opportunity and freedom to change things about yourself enabling you to create a life that you want.


Self-confidence is an attitude about your skills and abilities. It means you accept and trust yourself and have a sense of control in your life. You know your strengths and weakness well and have a positive view of yourself. You set realistic expectations and goals, communicate assertively, and can handle criticism.


Self-belief means knowing yourself as a person in your own right, trusting in your own judgement, your intuitions and sense-making, how your point of view is of value, how you step up to challenges, even if you do not yet have the knowledge. Then, how you understand your capacity to learn, experiment, explore, inquire, to have a go, to imagine success.

Master James
Master James

Chief Instructor

Hello, I'm Nick but known as Master James in class.

I have been training in Martial Arts for twenty-seven years now and commenced my training in 1994 where I passed my first black belt dan test in 1998, followed by my second, third fourth and fifth dan.



Hi, I'm Adele.

I started my training back in 2012, and in October 2015 I passed my 1st Dan grading.  I then passed my 2nd Dan in December 2017.

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Master Jones


Hi, I'm Chris.

I've been training since 2009 and in 2012 I passed my 1st Dan grading, followed by my 2nd Dan in 2015, my 3rd Dan in 2017, and finally my 4th Dan December 2021.

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Additional Training Night

We now have an additional training session every Monday night at our Failsworth venue.  Our class start at 6 pm until 7 pm.

*New members welcome

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Grading Session

Our next grading session will be on:

  • Sunday 24th September 12pm until 1pm.

If you haven't submitted your grading form yet, please click the link below to download a copy.

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