Learn Karate With Martial Arts For Life

Learn Karate With Martial Arts For Life

Martial Arts For Life is the premier, professional Karate club serving the Yorkshire region with classes in and around Harrogate, Leeds, Tadcaster, Wetherby, Knaresborough and Pateley Bridge. Under the guidance of Chief Instructor Master Janet McKenna (5th Dan) our friendly and welcoming clubs have grown in size (to over 600 students) and reputation over the last 15 years. We teach students from age 5 upwards, more information or to enquire about classes, contact us today on enquiries@martialartsforlife.co.uk

Members' Area

Existing members can Login here to arrange memberships, book gradings and browse our online catalogue for uniforms, training aids and karate equipment.

New students should Register here in order to become a member and gain access to our members area.

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Our safe, friendly and welcoming karate classes are suitable for beginners of any fitness level with no experience.

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Club Events & Gradings

There is always a lot going on with special classes, seminars, gradings and much more at Martial Arts For Life.

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About Us

Master Janet McKenna (Black Belt 5th Dan) is the Chief Instructor for Martial Arts for Life, bringing Karate and Weapons training to the Yorkshire region. Men, women and children of all ages (from 5 upwards) are encouraged to join our disciplines to improve health, fitness, co-ordination, balance, self-confidence and much, much more.

Master McKenna's Instructor of 14 years is Master Tony Johnson (Black Belt 6th Dan) who founded the style Kong Sudo in 2008. Martial Arts for Life is affilliated with Johnson's Family Karate, and Master McKenna is their sole representitive in the North of England.  To find out more about Master Johnson and his organisation visit www.johnsonskarate.co.uk

We teach the practical application of our beautiful arts for self-defense, alongside the self-discipline to avoid and discourage violence in everyday life.

Contact Us

Martial Arts For Life LLP
Harrogate Squash & Fitness Centre
Hookstone Wood Rd

Enquiries: 01423 568067
             : 0113 815 1192


Special Note: We are closely linked to
"Johnson's Family Karate" If you are looking for
"Johnson's Karate" in Yorkshire then you have
come to the right place! 
Martial Arts For Life remains
the sole martial arts school for Johnson's
Kong Sudo in Yorkshire.