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Karate Club

A traditional martial arts club, teaching self-defence, self-discipline and self-protection. Our kids and adult karate classes help students improve fitness, flexibility and co-ordination whist building confidence and self esteem.

Like all other MayoShinDo clubs our club is run in a friendly, quiet and non-intimidating manner. All our instructors are qualified, insured and DBS checked. MayoShinDo is great for students male and female, young and old. There is no minimum fitness requirement to start, so anyone from 6 to 70 (or more!) can learn. Our aim is to ensure all our students learn safely and learn good technique but most importantly enjoy doing it. Start at your own pace, and you will be amazed at what you can achieve!

Classes are held at the Community Centre, which is located just behind Sennen School. Although karate is the main focus of our classes, judo is often an optional activity offered to students. All classes cost £3 per student. Students are welcome to attend more than one class per day with discounted prices available to those wishing to do so.

The Sennen club is an ideal location for Cornwall students who live in the surrounding villages of St Just, St Buryan, St Leven and is only 9 miles from Penzance. We have a good range of male and female students of all ages and grades.

If you want to give our class a go just turn up on the night. If you have any questions then please contact us below. We look forward to seeing you soon. Your first class is free!

Karate Classes

Our beginners's karate classes are for children who are just starting MayoShinDo karate. These classes will teach students the basics of karate as well as teaching them valuable life skills such as self-discipline, self-defence and respect for others whilst developing self confidence, balance and awareness. This class is a great introduction into karate and is open to students aged 6 and over.

Every Friday at Sennen Community Centre from 6-7pm. Cost Just £3

Karate Classes

Our intermediate karate classes are for all students yellow belt and higher. Students are expected to be self disciplined and show a keenness to learn. These classes are designed to be fun, yet challenging as well as being practical and safe. The emphasis is on developing techniques and understanding how they work. Students will have a set syllabus to learn for their grade.

Every Friday at Sennen Community Centre from 7-8pm. Cost Just £3

Karate Classes

Our adult karate classes focus on the techniques, learning the mechanics of our strikes to gain an understanding of how they work and why we do them the way we do. Students will benefit from increased fitness, flexibility and confidence as they progress. Students will learn to improved focus and efficiency of their strikes, learning to generate the required force for the given situation.

Every Friday at Sennen Community Centre from 8-9pm. Cost Just £3

Women's Self
Defense Classes

Coming Soon! We are looking to run several Women's only self defense courses over the next 12 months. These courses will run over an 8 week period with 2 hour long classes every week. You will learn how to protect yourself efficiently and safely. These courses will be open to women aged 16 and over and will cost £85.