Weekly Clubs & Activities (4-12 years) North Leeds

Martial Arts

A.K Karate

A blend of martial art (styles/disciplines) carefully combined to teach its students effective self-defence. Fitness training combined with the benefits of learning a new and useful skill. Over 50% of students are parent/child teams. Age 5+

Classes across North Leeds throughout the week and weekends.

Tel: 07505 136266


Aegis Martial Arts

The AEGIS Martial Arts Programme ensures that our students don’t just survive,
but thrive in all areas of their lives. Confidence, self respect and safety is at the core
of everything we learn together, encouraging adults and children to live their lives without limits.
Unit 2a, Clayton Wood Bank, West Park Ring Road, Leeds, LS16 6QZ. Tel: Ben, 0113 2310101

Akashi Shotokan Karate Association Leeds

Lessons are unique and varied, drawing on 27 years of training and teaching experience, Glenn continues to work hard on a daily basis to ensure the highest standard of Karate is maintained for both his students and himself.

Based in the North Leeds area, classes are currently held at venues in Meanwood, Chapel Allerton and Cookridge.

CHIEF INSTRUCTOR: Glenn Riley: Mobile: 07968966384

Brackenwood Community Association Karate

Tuesday: 6.15pm – 7.15pm Kids (5 – 12 years)
Tuesday: 7.30pm – 8.45pm (Adults and 13yrs +)

£5 per class, no booking required.

The Highwood Building, Brackenwood Drive, Leeds.  brackenwoodca@gmail.com

British Martial Arts Academy (BMMA)

We offer the very best in combat and self defence training along with the performing side of martial arts. Technique, style and perfection is something we take great pride in.

Tuesdays and Fridays, 6 – 7pm. First two classes are FREE

Liggett Lane Community Centre, Liggett Lane, LS17 6QP 
Tel: 07977 144224

Family Wing Chun

Come and join the hundreds of students that currently learn new skills at Family Wing Chun.

Whether you are looking for Wing Chun, Tai Chi concepts, JKD concepts, kung fu or any other form of self defence, with our full time martial arts facility we are confident that our programmes will suit you and your family.

62 Roseville Rd, Leeds LS8 5DR. Tel 07979 206757

Ju-Jitsu – Oakwood Church

For boys and girls up to 18 years

FRIDAYS: 18.30 to 20.00 in the Hall

Contact: Sean Cohen, 0797 965 8747

Oakwood Church, Springwood Rd, Leeds LS8 2QA

Judo at Oakwood Parochial Hall

The Yorkshire Judo Association is a family run organisation and one of the largest independent clubs in the UK. We teach Judo and Self Defence to all, with ages ranging from 4 to 80 years old. The club has run for over 25 years under Sensei Gary Donoughue (6th Dan).

The Parochial Hall, 5 Fitzroy Drive,LS8 4AB. Tel: 0113 216 4256

Karate International Black belt Schools UK

Children’s classes that are fun and friendly and promote health and fitness as well as build on a Childs interpersonal and social skills.

WEDNESDAY: The ACA, The Avenue, Alwoodley, Leeds. LS17 1RQ, 6pm to 7:30pm. Family Class

THURSDAY: Village Hotel, Otley Road, Headingley Leeds LS16 5PR. 5pm to 6pm Under 5th All levels,  6pm to 7pm 4th Kyu and above

SATURDAY: Village Hotel, Otley Road, Headingley Leeds LS16 5PR  – 10am to 11am –All Levels

Tel: 07541 989379

Leeds Shotokan

Leeds Shotokan is one of the oldest and most successful Karate Clubs in the UK. A completely inclusive, non-discriminatory club. We welcome all ages, backgrounds and physical abilities, from total beginners to National Squad members and International Champions we are a club for everyone in the community.

Classes are taught by Sensei Ryan Tucker, Sensei Martin Tucker, and Sensei Caroline McGrath.

The Memorial Ground, Chelwood Drive, Leeds, LS8 2AT. Tel: 07935 917411

Long’s Black Belt School Wetherby Club

Wetherby Martial Arts is a Long’s Black Belt gym.  The club has grown from strength to strength and is run by two families and has a fantastic family friendly atmosphere. Running classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

Little Dragons: Children Aged 3 to 6 years old
Ninja Kids: Children Aged 7 to 12 years old
Adult Kickboxing: For adults aged 12+

The Engine Shed, York Road, Wetherby.  Tel : 0800 069 9305

Martial Arts for Life

Our Karate classes at Martial Arts For Life are friendly, safe and non-contact.

We teach students from 5 years old upwards in a varierty of classes including:

  • Dedicated childrens classes
  • Dedicated adults classes
  • Mixed family classes
  • After school clubs

Monday: Grange Park Sports Club, Wetherby, LS22 5DY
Tuesday: Harewood Village Hall, LS17 9LJ
Thursday: Roundhay St Andrews Church Hall, LS8 1DS
Saturday: Collingham Memorial Hall, LS22 5AT

Tel: 01423 568067

Primer Martial Arts

The vision of Premier Martial Arts is to empower people in our communities lives through the martial arts. To help people get in shape, be safe and instill the life skills and character of a true martial artist while upholding important values like courtesy, patience, respect, self control and integrity.   Offering Krav Maga & Kick Fit for adults and kids Taekwondo and parties for juniors,
St Catherine’s Business Complex, Broad Lane, Bramley, LS13 2TD. Tel: 07545775717


Tae Kwondo, St Chads Primary School

Learn the skills of this Korean martial art. Ages 5 – 12 years

TUESDAY: 6pm – 7pm, St Chad’s CofE Primary School, West Park, LS16 5QR. Tel 0161 973 0269 (Call before attending)

The Karate Dojo – Boston Spa

The Karate Dojo Boston Spa brings you karate classes for students aged 6+, all grades welcome.

Wednesday,  5.30pm-6.30pm

Boston Spa Village Hall, Tel: 07972 227772

Warrior Factory Dragons

A not for profit club delivering professionally run martial arts classes. Their mission is to help each member reach their full potential as martial artists, while developing good character and promoting good health. Age 3-6 years.

Monday – Saturday

Unit B19-B20 Wira Business Park, West Park. Tel: 07917 006645


Aikido is a martial art that originates from Japan. A fun martial arts class that combines the ideas of balance, distance, centre, movement and awareness. Junior and adult classes available.

Friday: Wetherby Leisure Centre, LS22 5FN.

Tel: 07876 205017 / 07422 507543