Covid - 19 update

As you are probably aware we can reopen karate clubs from 25th July. But, unfortunately at the present time our venues are unable to accommodate us.
I will update on the website when I have any further news. But, please be aware the government guidance requires some class changes. You will be made aware of these, via the website, when they can be finalised.

sensei karen turner 4th danEstablished in 1999 by Sensei Karen Turner 4th Dan, Driffield Karate Academy provides a safe and welcoming environment in which to learn karate.

We accept students of all ages from the age of six (unfortunately students cannot be insured under this age), giving the people of Driffield and the surrounding villages the opportunity to learn a disciplined sport. Students benefit from increased self-esteem and helps give them greater confidence as well as the chance to make new friends through the training and social events. Of course some people just use karate as an enjoyable way of keeping fit.

cert ERCASThe academy holds the East Riding of Yorkshire Councils ERCAS* Accreditation. (We previously held the Level 3 Gold Accredation under the previous scheme). Clubs who have achieved accreditation in line with ERCAS must demonstrate they have the following policies and procedures in place within their organisation:

  • qualified coaches
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) disclosure checked coaches and volunteers
  • first aid requirements
  • health and safety procedures (including risk assessment)
  • child protection policy and procedures
  • skill and development progression
  • appropriate insurance
  • club constitution.

In achieving this status you can be assured of our commitment in our sport, our training and instruction.

Take a look at what we do and contact us for more information. We look forward to seeing you soon!


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