Beginners Martial Arts

Positive Start Programme

Our Positive Start Programme has been designed to introduce the beginner to the fascinating world of martial arts and prepare them for their Blackbelt training.
While it is never too late to learn, the sooner you begin the learning process the better.

You will become fitter, stronger & healthier whilst having fun!

We promote non-violent resolutions to conflict, helping children understand conflict through role-play.


10 Life Skills

Students learn ten life skills including: courtesy, honesty, confidence, self-discipline, courage, gratitude, commitment, respect, perseverance and self-control.

Martial Arts

Learn the fascinating martial art of Tang Soo Do, an ancient Korean martial art whose roots date back 2,000 years:

– Learn basic kicks, blocks and strikes
– Learn self-defence techniques
– Improve your fitness, strength and flexibility
– Become more confident

Our younger students are treated with the same respect as adults and are taught to return that respect to others. We believe in praise, encouragement and positive reinforcement, with incentives for good report cards. We teach the value of setting goals and working to achieve them.

Train in an environment free from physical harm & emotional intimidation. Achieve your goals for you and your family with like-minded individuals.

The Next Step

To find out more you can either leave your details on the form opposite, or

Click here to contact your nearest centre

There are classes to suit all age ranges, and if you all want to train together we also offer Family Classes.

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What Our Students Say

My son came to the classes 9 months ago and has achieved so much in his confidence and discipline. I personally think this is a professional, organised class. With mixed classes of children and adults which help with the childrens confidence. It has a very friendly atmosphere with extra activities out of class times.

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Elliot Nightingale

James has shown more maturity since joining hopefully this will continue. James has also shown commitment to a single activity, with no signs of vareing yet.

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James Jerram

As a family we have really enjoyed training at family martial arts centres. We have found that the lessons have something for each of us so that we are all interested in what we are doing.

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Cooke Family

Since Chloe started the leadership course her confidence has increased considerably. She has become more committed to different aspects of her life. She positively enjoys all the sessions.

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Chloe Ward

I feel that Adam has gained confidence and respect to others, he has also gained self discipline which has helped him to perform better at school and its fantastic to see how Family Martial Arts Centres has helped my son.

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Mrs Lucas

Tiger Tots has helped my son's confidence and he really enjoys being part of a team. He also enjoys filling in his home self-improvement charts, which really help me control his behaviour at home.

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Mrs Tyler