This traditional style of karate encompasses self-defence, fitness, control, self-confidence and improved coordination.


The Karate Club is full of very friendly and keen people. It is very beginner friendly and accommodating to all, it's a sure choice for those looking to keep fit whilst studying.

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The club are friendly and welcome any individual who would like to give the sport a go, with a fantastic coach who can cater to all abilities.

The progress of dedicated students is demonstrated through regular grading and invitations to attend training schools throughout the year.


The Karate Club has the opportunity to enter participants in to the BUCS Championships typically held in Sheffield in March. More information regarding entries can be obtained by contacting the HertSquad Office.

How to Join

There are three weeks of free trials and taster sessions at the start of Semester B (Monday 10th January - Sunday 30th January).

Anyone invited to join the Club must have signed up and paid for their membership following this three-week period.

Please pre-register by contacting the Club on their social media channels


The Karate Club is coached by a qualified and experienced instructor for every session.

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