Martial Art Classes
Find where you local martial art classes and clubs are for children and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand. Choose from Karate, Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, Ju-Jitsu, Judo, Capoeira, Kendo, Kenpo, Kung Fu, Hapkido, Taekwondo, Ninjutsu and more.
Why should your kids learn a martial art? As well as giving your child a full body workout learning a martial arts improves their confidence. Children will increase their flexibility, strength, focus and co-ordination skills whilst learning how to defend themselves. Plus they can make new friends at the dojo.
Featured Martial Art Classes
Lion Budokan Karate International
Classes in Avondale, Blockhouse Bay, New Lynn, New Windsor and Mt Roskill
Lion Budokan Karate International (LBKI) curriculum consists of a mix of traditional Karate and modern self-defence training. They believe Karate is a complete system of life that requires balanced work on body and mind. Join LBKI now and become a part of the comprehensive system of Budokan Karate training.
Sorriso Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
6-8 Edward Wayte Place, Grafton, Central Auckland
Learn the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for fun, health and self-defense.
Suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years old.
Wu Jao Martial Arts Academy
Kids kung fu class designed for children aged 5 to 11 years old. The program requires less repetition and has more variety of training regimes to accommodate their shorter concentration. Your child will benefit from an environment that allows them to progress at their own individual rate in a controlled and disciplined atmosphere, teaching them to focus their mind on a particular task, improving concentration and gaining skills in a positive and inspiring art form.
If you are interested in enrolling your child, please email Chris at email@example.com to arrange to attend a class for a preview and trial lessons.
Auckland Martial Art Classes
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on Waiheke
Waiheke Recreation Centre, Waiheke Island
Waiheke Recreation Centre
Jiu-Jitsu, or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as it is commonly named outside Brazil, is a grappling orientated martial art/combat sport. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes are available for kids aged 6 to 8 years, 9 to 12 years, teens and adults.
Chidokan Karate NZ
Three Auckland Locations: New Lynn, Takapuna and Papatoetoe
Chidokan Karate NZ
Teaching Traditional Japanese Karate-do to children 6 to 16 years and adults.
Simplesmente Capoeira Auckland
Victoria Avenue School, Remuera, Central Auckland
New Zealand Capoeira
Fun, active Capoeira classes for kids on Mondays where they can try this Brazilian martial art camouflaged with dance. They will improve their coordination, sociability, musicality, self-confidence and flexibility while practising Capoeira techniques, acrobatics, percussion instruments & singing. Suitable for ages 6 to 12 years old.
Spartafit Karate Classes for Kids
45 Woodside Ave, Northcote, North Shore, Auckland
Karate Kids offers a karate programme for children aged 5 and over. It is the ideal environment for your child to learn martial arts – it’s welcoming, encouraging and fun. All classes are designed specifically for children, and several are run by a black belt who is also a trained fitness expert.
Aikido Shinryukan Headquarters, 16 Aberfoyle St, Mt Eden, Central Auckland
Aikido helps develop not only flexibility and co-ordination, but also overall balance. Aikido is a fun and enjoyable method of learning practical self-defence, improving reactions and movement useful in evading a confronting situation. Junior classes welcome children between the ages of 7 to 12 years. To join an adult class you must be 13 years or older.
Kingsland Martial Arts
26 Onslow Road, Mount Eden, Central Auckland
Learn the traditional Korean martial art of Hapkido. Kids classes for children aged 7 to 12 years old. Classes are taught with respect and good humour and are excellent for fitness, strength, self-defence, and enjoyment.
Xtreme Martial Arts Academy
Valley School, Pukekohe, South Auckland
Providing children aged 5 years plus and adults with a unique set of skills, that help to develop self-esteem, courtesy, perseverance, self-control, integrity and respect through instruction of Taekwon-Do.
6 Papahia Street, Parnell, Central Auckland
Karate and Kobudo club with martial arts classes for kids and adults teaching traditional Okinawa Goju Ryu karate, kobudo and sport karate.
Three Auckland locations: Manurewa, New Lynn and Onehunga
Jyoshinmon Shorin-Ryu has been active in New Zealand since 1971 and since that time it has expanded with three DOJOS throughout Auckland. The club has produced winning competitors in national tournaments and international championships where they have represented New Zealand.
Shaolin Kempo Herne Bay
24 Salisbury St, Herne Bay, Central Auckland
Facebook: Shaolin Kempo Herne Bay
Shaolin Kempo is a fun and energetic Martial Art in which children are taught skills that will last a lifetime. Classes are taught in a safe and structured environment with highly-skilled instructors. Students learn self-defence techniques through the ancient art of Chinese Gung-fu. Shaolin Kempo training helps to increase students’ confidence in their own abilities and potential
Remuera Intermediate School, Remuera, Auckland
Remuera Taekwon-Do is one of Auckland’s established Taekwon-Do clubs. Children’s classes combine safe Taekwon-Do skills with fun drills that are suitable for children and inspire great behaviour.
The Kung Fu School Grey Lynn
Auckland locations include: Grey Lynn, Remuera, One Tree Hill and Kingsland, Auckland
The Kung Fu School opened in 1996 and since then has grown into a nationwide organisation providing professional martial arts education to children, teenagers and adults throughout New Zealand. Choose from Pee Wees classes for kids aged 4 to 6 years old, children’s classes for kids aged 7 to 12 years old or teenagers classes for teens aged 13 to 16 years.
Fushin Ryu Karate NZ
Three North Shore locations: Birkdale, Birkenhead and Browns Bay
Pakuranga Goju Ryu Karate Dojo
Sunnyhills Primary School Hall, 17 The Crest, Pakuranga, East Auckland
Pakuranga Goju Ryu Karate Dojo
Karate and Kobudo club training in traditional Okinawa Kan Goju Ryu karate and kobudo at Sunnyhills Primary School in Pakuranga.
KDA Karate Development Arts and Sports
Howick Leisure Centre, 563 Pakuranga Road, Howick, East Auckland
KDA Karate New Zealand
Howick-based martial arts school teaching karate for kids aged 5 years plus, teens and adults.
Japan Karate Association (JKA) Auckland Club
Mt Albert Senior Citizens Hall, 3B Wairere Avenue, Mount Albert, Central Auckland
Japan Karate Association JKA Auckland
Long standing Karate Club with a Dojo based in Mount Albert that aims to harmonise the mind and body for balance, strength, perseverance, patience and total confidence.
Ellerslie Karate Club
20 Kalmai Street, Ellerslie, Central Auckland
Ellerslie karate is a modern combative system who’s goals and objectives are to produce fit healthy well balanced people.