Hanwell Karate Club – Goju-Ryu Lessons in West London, UK



Hanwell Karate Club – Class Schedule (Nov 2021)
When: Our karate lessons are held 3 days a week (Tues/Thurs/Sat). See below for further info.
Where: Our training venue is St Mary’s Church Hall, Greenford Avenue in Hanwell, London (W7).
Cost: Our students pay once Per Calendar Month to train at our dojo – The price is £30pcm for adults, £25pcm for children/students. We no longer offer a “Pay as you go” option. But, if you are a new student, the first lesson is free.

Training Days:
We practice on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and Saturday mornings.
Our children’s classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays only – Not on Saturdays.

Children's Classes at HKC:
Junior Beginners: Tuesdays at 18:00-18:45
Junior Intermediates: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 18:00-18:45
Note: We do not teach weekend kids classes.
Price: £25 per month per child (1-2 classes per week).

Adult Classes at HKC:
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 19:00 (Basics, Kata and Sparring)
Saturdays at 09:30 (Strength & Conditioning)
Price: £30 per month (3 classes per week)

Children’s Classes at Hanwell Karate Club:
Our kids beginners class (called HKC Juniors) is held on Tuesday evenings at 6pm. We also have a kids class on Thursday evenings, for children who have been graded (yellow belt and above).

Any questions? Contact us: hanwellkarateclub@gmail.com

PLEASE NOTE: All instructors at HKC are fully vaccinated (COVID double-jabbed) and we recommend that all of our adult students make it a priority to be vaccinated before taking part in our face-to-face karate classes.

If you live in the West London area, and are interested in joining us for karate lessons, please contact us for details: hanwellkarateclub@gmail.com

For information about our Children’s Classes, please see below.

Here is an example class for you to see, taught by our lead instructor Sensei Nigel Thomas (full class, 60 minutes):



Our children’s karate class for beginners is new for 2021! kids lessons are held once a week for brand new students.

If you are based in the West London are and you are interested in information regarding children’s karate lessons, please email us: hanwellkarateclub@gmail.com

Details of our children’s beginners course (HKC JUNIORS)

  • When: Every Tuesday 18:00-18:45 (term time only)
  • Age bracket: For children aged 6 and over (Year 1) – no children younger than 6, sorry (this is due to insurance reasons).
  • Class length: 45 minutes
  • Price: £25 per month (1 face-to-face lesson per week, Tuesday 18:00)
  • Course objective: Our beginners course aims to teach children how to perform basic breakfalls, plus the first KATA of our karate style (GEKISAI DAI ICHI).
  • Requirements: We teach new students aged 6 and above for 45 minutes each Tuesday evening at 6pm.
  • Instruction: Our Children’s class instructors is Sensei Nigel Thomas (7th Degree Black Belt) who is assisted by a team of assistant instructors. All of our karate teachers are insured for teaching children’s karate lessons and have been DBS vetted and checked.
  • Note: Due to COVID regulations, we are not presently allowing parents to wait in the hall during our classes. This is for safety and to restrict numbers in the hall.

Once your child is able to 1) Perform a basic breakfall, and 2) Perform the first KATA, they will “Graduate” from our beginner class and be invited to join our Intermediate Children’s Class. Our Intermediate classes take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm.

Note: Beginners Class (for kids) is ONCE A WEEK on Tuesdays, 18:00
Intermediate Class (for kids) is TWICE A WEEK on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:00

If you have any questions about our children’s beginners course, please email: hanwellkarateclub@gmail.com