Martial arts schools and clubs
Aikido Circle Black Belt AcademyAikido training for boys and girls (and adults too) at the Westgate Centre in Chichester.
Arun Aikido ClubBased in Bognor and and offering weekly junior and adult Aikido classes plus regular 3 hour seminars in Aiki Principles and Self Defence
Arun Southcost Judo ClubArun Southcost Judo Club meet in East Preston Conservative Hall and Littlehampton. Sessions for juniors and seniors. Please see website for more details.
Martial arts trainingThe club trains at many venues across Brighton and Hove throughout the week and weekends.
Brighton Taekwon-Do Club says it is "aligned strictly to the International Taekwon-Do Federation and is taught as originally meant by Grand Master General Choi Hong Hi, Father and Founder of Taekwon-Do.".
Brighton AikidoVery beautiful but extremely confusing website of the Ittaikan Aikido Club, Dorset Gardens, Brighton. Maybe navigating the website is a ritual that has to be gone through as part of the mental preparation for the sport. Or maybe it isn't.
Brighton Tae-Kwon-Do AcademyTeaches the World Tae Kwon Do Federation flavour of this high speed and spectacular martial art.
There are some spectacular photos on the website which give a flavour of what the sport is all about.
Chichester GoJu Karate ClubChichester GoJu Karate Club "aims to give adults and children an introduction to traditional karate techniques and exercises with an element of discipline in a fun and friendly environment".
Chichester Ronin Judo ClubTraditional judo club who have a Judo For Everyone ethos.
Chichester Shotokan Karate ClubChichester Shotokan Karate Club is based at Chichester University, Bishop Otter Campus (Training on Tuesday evenings). Club members practise traditional shotokan karate and are affiliated to the Shotokan of England Karate Union.
Blue Dragon ChichesterBlue Dragon is a Chichester Tae Kwodo club which has classes twice a week for adults and junior Tae Kown Do devotees.
Crawley Aikido ClubDefence oriented sport aimed at neutralising an attacker and building fitness and self-confidence along the way.
Crawley Judo ClubEstablished over 50 years ago, Crawley Judo club practice the sport under British Judo Association guidelines and encourage fair play, gamesmanship & respect.
Crawley Tae Kwon-Do ClubCan help people of any age or state of fitness improve their self defence, fitness, flexibility, discipline and the building of confidence. The sport involves a series of stances, blocks, punches and metaphorically eye catching kicks.
Crawley Thai Boxing ClubThe club is located in the purpose built martial arts centre at Siam Fitness Centre, Gatwick Road.
East Grinstead Branch Wing Chun Kung FuWing Chun Kung has an emphasis on self defence combined with a path towards spiritual and physical development.
East Grinstead Yokohama Judo ClubTraining takes place in Lingfield on Tuesday evenings. The club is affiliated to The National Association of Karate and Martial Arts Schools.
Funakoshi Shotokan Karate AssociationCourses for beginners and advanced practitioners of the sport at the K2 Centre on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings plus a family session on Sundays.
Aikido Yoshinkan - GoryukaiAikido club based at the New Park Centre in Chichester which teaches self defence for men and women.
Horsham Amateur Boxing ClubTrain on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Bob Morris gym in Horsham Park.
Horsham Karate ClubRuns separate classes for children and adults and also has a number of specialist courses on offer to members.
Horsham Karate Club also runs a self defence class which is open to non members.
Jee-Pai Kick BoxingBased at Maybridge Boys Club, Durrington in Worthing.
Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday evening.
Kei Budo Freestyle KarateStresses the fitness benefits of the sport and relates self defence training to "real street situations".
Keisen Judo ClubBritish Judo Association affiliated Club which trains at the Wallis Centre Dojo, De La Warr Road, East Grinstead
Kenagi Academy of Martial ArtsBased in Southwater, Kenagi Academy of Martial Arts provides martial arts classes to adults and to children. Martial arts taught include Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Jujitsu, Aikido, Shotokan and Kickboxing.
Classes also take place at Storrington First School, Thakeham Village Hall, Rydon Community College in Storrington, Herron Way School in Horsham and Shipley Primary School.
The Kung Foo SchoolsThe Kung Foo Schools are located in Spindle Way, Crawley and have a fine Kung Fu training floor and other facilities. The schools provide Kung Foo lessons for people of all abilities, from basic Wing Chun Kung Fu classes through to certified Kung Foo instructor training.
Kin Ryu Judo ClubJudo club based at the K2 Centre which has produced many Kata champions at a county and national level.
Kin Ryu in Japanese means The Golden Dragon
Tae-jitsu in PortsladeTae-jitsu incorporates a combination of moves often associated with other martial arts to produce a well-rounded form of Sport Combat and Street Defence which can be enjoyed by anyone.
Martial Arts Training SchoolsPractice Ryusui-ryu, which is a combination of aikido and various karate styles.
Mid Sussex Martial Arts SchoolThe Mid Sussex Martial Arts School (MSMAS) was established in Sussex well over 20 years ago and is a not-for-profit highly traditional mixed Martial Arts School, today located in a permanent Dojo near Haywards Heath, offering four separate Martial Arts of Japan: Judo, Aikido, Iaido and Kendo.
The Mid Sussex Martial Arts School also offers totally free Judo to young people of West Sussex (aged 8-18), all with full BJA and Club Mark Accreditation.
The Mid Sussex Martial Arts School also offers separate Adult Sessions in : Judo 'the gentle way', Aikido 'the way of spiritual harmony' plus Kendo and Iaido, both 'the way of the sword'.
Qigong DaoYin ShuPJ Vital Health runs a Quigong DaoYin Shu class in Fishbourne each week. See website for more details.
Renshinkai Aikido SussexAikido club in Haywards Heath, West Sussex following the teachings of Gozo Shioda through Renshinkai and Tsutomu Chida Sensei. Renshinkai Aikido Sussex is a non-profit club, with regular beginners classes open to all.
Roffey Karate ClubRoffey Karate Club teach the WADO RYU style of Japanese Karate which they describe as having a light style which involves "evasive and sweeping movements in defence". This makes it suitable for all sorts of people, regardless of initial athletic ability.
They train at Roffey Institute Hall Crawley Road, Horsham.
Rusper Aikido ClubRusper Aikido Club is a small and friendly martial arts club that practices every Monday night from 8-10pm at Rusper Village Hall, High Street, Rusper, West Sussex. The club welcomes all aged 18+. Your first session is free.
Rusper Aikido Club is part of the Aikido for Daily Life organisation and affiliated with the British Aikido Board.
Sama KarateThe Sama Karate style involves "speed, snap punching, evasion techniques, jujitsu, good etiquette and philosophy" and is practiced at venues all over Sussex.
Seishin JudoBurgess Hill Judo club who play at Oakmeeds Community College, where they have a large mat area. Training is structured for all abilities in both Competitive and Traditional Judo in the Kodokan style.
Shaolin Kung FuThey describe their Shaolin Nam Pai Chuan system as including "blocking, kicking, punching, locking, throwing and nerve-point strikes".
Classes take place in Brighton at The Ki Aikido Centre and Alive Gym, in Hove at the Cornerstone Community Centre and also at the University of Sussex Sport Centre in Falmer.
South Downs Tae Kwon DoRun Tae Kwon Do classes in West Chiltington, Midhurst, Worthing and Pulborough.
South Downs AikidoSouth Downs Aikido teach Ki Aikido and enjoy training at the Grange Centre in Midhurst.
Sussex Ex Boxers AssociationIncludes a boxing message board.
Sussex KarateFreesyle Karate with a full range of activities for fitness and self-defence. Sussex Karate accept all ages from 5 years and all abilities from beginner. Sussex Karate is not run as a business for profit but as a club for the benefit and enjoyment of all members. Based in Shoreham.
Sussex Sport AikidoSussex Sport Aikido is affiliated to Shodokan UK and British Aikido Association
The club describes one of the goals of Aikido as "The force of any attack is controlled without injury to either instigator or defender.""
Sussex Zhong Ding ClubReally interesting site which dispels some myths about Tai Chi Chuan.
Highly recommended and very beautiful - calming even.
Tang Sou DaoA traditional martial art: professional instruction since 1973 at Broadbridge Heath, East Grinstead and Haywards Heath.
The Brighton Shotokan Karate ClubAffiliated to the Academy of Shotokan Karate (ASK).
The Choi FoundationChoi Kwang Do is a non-contact martial art which the Choi Foundation teaches in a friendly and non-competitive way.
University of Brighton Jitsu ClubTrain on Monday and Thursday at Cockcroft Gym, Moulscomb.
West Sussex Choi Kwang-Do AcademyChoi Kwang Do is "a dynamic evolving Martial Art, developed in conjunction with sport scientists" which has been designed to deliver "optimum force" by means of a balanced training regime - not just practicing kicking and punching.
If this all sounds a bit violent for you (it is a martial art after all) the club stresses that Choi Kwang Do is a health system first and a martial art second.
West Sussex Tae Kwon DoTrain at Felpham Community College and the University of Chichester and offer a free trial lesson for people interested in giving the sport a go.
Worthing Shodokan AikidoA not for profit martial arts club in Worthing where none of the instructors receive any expenses. Worthing Shodokan Aikido train every Monday at Davison Leisure Centre, Selborne Road, Worthing, BN11 2JX. Training times are from 8PM to 10PM.
Worthing Brazilian Ju Jitsu ClubLessons in Brazilian Ju Jitsu - is a martial art based around grappling which is good for self defence and fitness.
Zanshin Wado-RyuKarate club in Burgess Hill for students of the martial arts aged 8 years and older. Training takes place at Oakmeeds Community College in Burgess Hill.
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