COVID-19 UPDATE (July 2021): The info in the Weekly Activities sections will be updated once restrictions are lifted and things return to normal (as many groups won’t re-open until Sep21 or are running at reduced capacity).

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Boxing (Felling Warriors Club)

Mondays & Wednesdays
5 – 6pm
(Juniors: 7-15 years)
6 – 7pm
(Seniors: 16+ years)

Thursdays
5.15 – 6pm
(Little Warriors: 4-6 years)

Fridays
4.30 – 5.30pm (Juniors: 7-15 years)
5.30 – 6.30pm
(Seniors: 16+ years)

Sat & Sun: 10am – 12pm (Open Gym)

The Whitehills Centre, Whitehills Drive, Whitehills, Gateshead, NE10 8XU
Tel: 07736 036 547

Classes are suitable for skilled boxers or complete beginners. Enter a world of extreme training, dedicated and experienced trainers will push you to the limits to maximise your potential and results.

£3.

Jedi Academy (Go Maru Defence)

Saturdays 2 – 3pm

St Mary’s Church, Heworth, Gateshead, NE10 0UT

Learn the art of the Jedi knight / Light saber in Gateshead Jedi Academy.

6 – 11 years old.

Karate (Go Maru Defence)

Mon: 5.30 – 6.30pm (5 – 16 years)
Sat: 1 – 2pm (5 – 16 years)
St Mary’s Church, Heworth, Gateshead, NE10 0UT

Tues: 5 – 6pm
Fri: 4.30 – 5.30pm
Wrekenton Hub, High Street, Wrekenton, Gateshead, NE9 7JR

Thurs: 5.30 – 6.30pm
Felling Community Centre, Crowhall Lane, Felling, NE10 0NF

All year round

This is a mixed grade club, beginners to Dan Grade

Karate (Tohokushin Club)

Tues & Thurs 6pm

Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, The Crescent, Durham Rd, Low Fell, NE9 5EY

Muay Thai Boxing (Felling Warriors Club)

Tuesdays & Thursdays
6 – 7pm (Juniors: 9-15 years)
7 – 8.20pm (Seniors: 16+ years)

The Whitehills Centre, Whitehills Drive, Whitehills, Gateshead, NE10 8XU
Tel: 07736 036 547

Come and learn some stand-up striking as well as various clinching techniques. This class will teach you to be quick and sharp with a combination of your fist, knees, elbows and shins used.

£4

 

Shotokan Karate (Denchai Kai Club)

Tues & Thurs 6 – 8pm

Birtley Leisure Centre, Durham Rd, Birtley, DH3 2TB
Tel: 0191 433 5797

Teaching discipline and respect, while improving cardio, strength, reflexes and mood. It’s great for self-confidence and promotes a healthier lifestyle. Shotokan Karate focuses on development of speed, strength and technique, and is great for children and adults.

£3.50 – £7.70 (concessions with GO Gateshead card). Age six and above.

Shotokan Karate (Kaizen Karate Club)

Wed: 5.30 – 6.30pm (7-12yrs)
Wed: 6.30 – 8pm (12yrs-adults)
Sat: 9.15 – 9.45am (3-6yrs)
Sat: 9.45 – 11am (7yrs-adults, white to green belt)
Sat: 11 – 12.15pm (7yrs-adults, purple belts & above)
All year round

Gateshead Leisure Centre, Alexandra Road, Gateshead, NE8 4JA
Tel: 07800 992 119

Classes stress the importance of true Karate spirit and emphasis is placed on the development of self-discipline, improving self-esteem and fitness levels. We also regularly attend Karate competitions, regionally and nationally.

Shotokan Karate (Kensho Karate)

Sat: 9 – 9.45am (Kensho Cubs: 3-5 years)
Sat: 9.45 – 10.30am (Kensho Tigers: 5-7 years)
Sat: 9 – 10.30am (All Grades 7 years+)
Sat: 10.30 – 11am (Black Belts Only)
All year round 

Kingsmeadow Comprehensive School, Market Lane, Dunston, NE11 9NX

Cubs (£4 per class): Fun and games, balance and co-ordination, building confidence.
Tigers (£4 per class): Focusing on karate fundamentals, making friends, strength and control.
All grades (£5 per class): Focusing on discipline, self-defense, and learning to compete.

Shotokan Karate (Kensho Karate)

Mon: 6 – 7.30pm (All Grades, 7 years+)
Wed: 5 – 5.45pm (Kensho Tigers: 5-7 years)
Wed: 6 – 7.30pm (All Grades, 7 years+)
Thurs: 6 – 7.30pm (Competition Class – invitation only)
Term time only

Unit 4 Storage Solutions, 6 Kingsway North, Team Valley, NE11 0NE

Tigers (£4 per class): Focusing on karate fundamentals, making friends, strength and control.
All grades (£5 per class): Focusing on discipline, self-defense, and learning to compete.

Shotokan Karate (Low Fell SKC)

Mon & Wed: 6 – 8pm
All year round, new intake from 2nd Sep.

Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, The Crescent, 557 Durham Rd , Low Fell, NE9 5EY

Adults and children train together, new members are always welcome. Kids can watch a training session to see if they are interested. Beginners can start training after each club grading, roughly every four months or so. Contact to check start date.

£10 for both sessions. Age 6+.

Taekwon-Do (UKTC)

Wednesdays 6 – 7pm
St. George’s Clubhouse, Deckham, Gateshead, NE8 4AJ
Wednesdays 6 – 7pm
Gateshead Indoor Bowling Club, Gladstone Terrace, NE8 4DY
Saturdays 3 – 4pm
Gateshead Leisure Centre, Gateshead, NE8 4JA
Saturdays 5.30-6.30pm
Barley Mow Village Hall, Barley Mow, DH3 2AJ
All year round

Tel: 01786 845 060

Family classes with the United Kingdom Taekwon-Do Council (UKTC).

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