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Practical Karate Hertfordshire

Welcome to Forest Schools of Karate. We believe that teaching and learning should be in a fun, friendly and safe environment Our current classes are in Welwyn Garden City.

At Forest Schools of Karate we deliver a karate system which is fresh and relevant to modern everyday society. We endeavour to teach through drills and pair work covering aspects of ground grappling and sparing. Offering something for everyone. Adults and children from the age of 5 years are welcome.

Keep fit, improve confidence, whilst learning both mental and physical aspects of self-defence. Most of all having fun. Start your journey today. Book a trial lesson now!


Friday Family Session

Family Session helps children learn about martial arts through games and exercises. Children will learn new skills that will help them develop.

Wednesday Night Junior Classes 7 - 12 years

Girls and boys learn advanced moves and exercises to help them along their martial arts journey. Juniors can take part for fun or for kids with a competitive streak, train for ground based sparring to live drills.

Wednesday Night Adult Training

Get fit, learn self defence and feel confident with our Adult Martial Arts classes. We will cover aspects of ground and live sparring, make friends and learn to use these skills in a practical manner that has been pressure tested.



Vijay Pathak Chief Instructor

Vijay Pathak 2nd Dan Wadoryu Karate


Ridgeway Academy, Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 2AF

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Ridgeway Sports Academy, Herns Lane Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire AL7 2AF
Tel: 07971272520


“I take my 7 year old and she loves it. Great positive vibe and Vijay is a brilliant teacher”

Mark Heaney

“Great teachers. my boys has changed so much since he started and so proud of him. thank you all.”

Tracey Whiting

“You will learn practical aspects that are not taught in many karate schools. The Sensei has a real talent to teach kids!”

Remus Sepp

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