Simon Marchant-Jones

Karate teacher

Based in
Harpenden, United Kingdom
Also teaches in Harpenden, Herts

Rates: £4 - £5 depending on lesson duration; private lessons negotiable


Make an enquiry Phone: 07956678118

Sensei Simon is a JKA Qualified Instructor and third dan black belt. He first studied karate at Leeds University in 1974. In 1976 he moved to London and joined the renowned Marshall Street dojo of the late Sensei Enoeda until 1982 when he rested until 1999!

In 1999, aged 45, he re-commenced training and gained his first black belt in 2003 under Sensei Ohta, Chief Instructor of the JKA in England, passed the second dan in 2006, and third dan in 2011.

Sensei Simon is a chartered accountant and treasurer of JKA England. He is registered with the UK Register of Learning Providers no. 10027871 and has enhanced CRB disclosure.

Group Classes

Karate for Women in St Albans - first TWO lessons free

Special lessons for women only.

Beginners are very welcome at any time. Each lesson is tailored to the skill and experience of the class; beginning with a warm-up and stretching, we will practice basic techniques such as striking, punching, blocking an attack, and kicking (Kihon).

We will also learn "Kata", which is a sequence of techniques simulating defence against several opponents to a set pattern.

The lesson will conclude with warm down exercises.

Recommended clothing
The first few lessons a t-shirt and track suit bottoms are best; we train in bare feet. If you wish to train regularly, we can arrange for you to buy a karate suit (Gi).

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
All Saints Studios
Location: 
156 St Albans Road, St Albans, Herts AL4 9LP, Herts, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Every Thursday 11am to 12pm
Rates: 
£5

Karate for Experienced Students

Red belts and above are welcome to come and train with Harpenden JKA Karate Club as experienced karateka. Each lesson includes kihon, kata, and kumite.
Several of our students started karate a long time ago and had a break in training of up to 15 years. Other students have trained with other associations but would like to experience JKA karate. All are welcome.

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Batford Methodist Church Hall
Location: 
Lower Luton Road, Harpenden, Herts, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Every Tuesday and Thursday 7-8.30pm and Saturday 10-11am
Rates: 
£4 to £5

Beginners Karate Lessons

You will learn how to punch, defend, and kick. Each lesson begins with warm up and stretching, followed by practicing basic techniques. We finish with a "kata" which is a sequence of moves imagining defence against several opponents.

Black belt 3rd Dan instructor affiliated to the world renowned Japan Karate Association

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Batford Methodist Church Hall
Location: 
AL5 5AH, Herts, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Every Tuesday & Thursday 6-7 pm
Rates: 
4 drop in

Services

Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

THE SMALL PRINT

I have a karate club in Harpenden. I teach children in an after school club at Wood End Junior School, Harpenden, on Thursdays at 3.30 pm. Adult training is on Tuesdays 7 pm to 8.30 pm and Thursdays 7 pm to 8.30 pm in Harpenden. Beginners and Juniors (under 12) lesson is 6-7 pm on Thursdays. See our web site for details.
Private lessons available - if you want your kids to burn off some energy at a Birthday party I can help you!

Make an enquiry Phone: 07956678118

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