Arashikage Martial Arts Academy

Many Martial arts schools boast “Increase your fitness” and “Lose weight” as part of their package, but how many of them are actually qualified to make these claims and aren’t just using generic Martial Arts Marketing?

As well as holding several black belts in different styles of Martial Arts, Chief Instructor Richard Blackburn is also a Level 4 Qualified Personal Trainer, which means that each class is tailored towards

  • Increased Self Confidence
  • Increased Cardiovascular and Muscular Fitness
  • Core Stability
  • Increased Flexibility
  • Fat Loss
  • Increased Speed, Agility and Strength

Contact us now to book your free trial class, you’ve nothing to lose but so much to gain!!



Chris Jones Martial Arts Academy Knaresborough: Junior Martial Arts

Junior Martial Arts – 6-10 Yr Olds Martial Arts
Our Junior Martial Arts program covers elements of both traditional ITF Taekwondo and modern Kickboxing. We offer classes in a split ability format to ensure that content taught is appropriate to the experience level of those attending. Proven to help not only with fitness, balance, coordination and social skills, the self defence covered are skills for life that they will carry with them into adult life.
We currently have classes running on the following days:
Mondays: 5pm
Tuesdays: 5:30pm
Fridays: 5:30pm
Saturdays: 10:15am
We aim to cap these sessions to 12 students per class meaning that spaces are limited, we always guarantee a space if a trial is booked.
FREE trial, full details including prices and availability are available upon request at
All our classes continue throughout the Summer Holidays


Gracie Barra: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Each of our certified instructors will guide your child in their journey while they acquire:


✅ Practical self defence skills!


✅ A stronger mindset by learning from failures!


✅ Improved motor skills and coordination!


✅ Healthy lifestyle habits!


✅ Improved social skills!

Hajime Judo Club

Hajime Judo Club now gives judo classes in Harrogate on Mondays from 4.30 at the Jennyfield Styan Community Centre.
The fun but challenging classes are suitable for children from the age of 5 and led by head coach Balazs who has been involved in judo for 35 years.
For more information please message 07485434960.

Kravmaga Self Defence

Give your child a massive advantage in life…

Our Safety and Self Defence Programme for Children consists of:

Improving physical fitness and coordination, concentration, discipline and respect.
Develops confidence and determination.
Develops communication, listening and social skills.
Awareness of danger and gentle solutions to bullying and rough play (supporting schools anti-bullying policies)

Harrogate Squash and Fitness Centre, Hookstone Wood Rd, Harrogate HG2 8PN