How do I apply for a license?

To apply for the annual license you will need to email contact@londonkarate.co.uk and ask for the starter pack

What is the license?

The license is membership to London Karate Ltd. All students who wish to take examination are required to have a license.

Do I have to set the license up as a Standing Order?

Yes, the license needs to be set up as a Standing Order. A Standing Order is different to a Direct Debit. We have no control over it and if a student stops Karate lessons then you just cancel the Standing Order direct with your bank. We cannot do it on your behalf.

What if my license payment goes out and I am no longer a student?

if the license payment goes out then you should email contact@londonkarate.co.uk and we will arrange a refund for the current years license less a £6 administration charge.

Can I start Karate lessons at any point in the term?

Yes students can come along at any point in the term. A student is entitled to a trial lesson and if they enjoy the class and wish to continue then they can start straight away. If starting a few weeks into the term we would provide you with a pro rata price following the trial session for the rest of the term.

What order to the belts go for Children?

The belt order for Children goes: White, Red Stripe, Red, Yellow Stripe, Yellow, Orange Stripe, Orange, Green Stripe, Green, Blue Stripe, Blue, Purple Stripe, Purple, Brown with White stripe, Full Brown, Brown with Black Stripe, provisional Black Belt, Full Black belt. Black Belt is only the beginning you can then work through the Dans to progress.

What order to the belts go for Adults?

The belt order for Adults goes: White, Red, Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, Purple, Brown with White stripe, Full Brown, Brown with Black Stripe, provisional Black Belt, Full Black belt. Black Belt is only the beginning you can then work through the Dans to progress.

Is a Junior Black Belt the same as an Adult Black belt?

No, when a student is 16 they would need to do their Adult black belt.