Dan Grades

CMAKarate offers quality karate instruction for all the family in Kent and Sussex

Sensei Barry and Sensei Sarah


2009 – 2019 – 10 years of excellence

Senior Instructors Barry Lovett 5th Dan and Sarah Padget 4th Dan have over 50 years experience of teaching between them.

We teach Wado Ryu Karate, an art which brings out the best in you. You learn karate at your own pace and you will benefit from increased confidence, fitness, skill levels and self defence. Children particularly benefit from all these aspects plus self discipline which helps in all parts of daily life.

We offer classes for all ages

Little Samurai Classes

For children in Reception and year 1 age groups.  This class is aimed at the younger student with karate game play and is less formal than a tradition class but still requires the discipline and respect of karate.  Classes available in Tunbridge Wells and Wadhurst.

Children’s Classes
For 6 – 11 year olds – a traditional and structured approach to karate but still with that element of fun. Classes in Uckfield, Tunbridge Wells, Hailsham, Wadhurst and Lindfield.

Youth Classes
For 12 – 15 year olds – approaches karate with the same traditions and structure but that little more demanding. Classes in Uckfield, Tunbridge Wells, Hailsham, Wadhurst and Lindfield.

Adult Classes
For 16 years and above – encompassing all aspects of karate taught to black belt and beyond to teaching and coaching qualification levels. Classes in Uckfield, Tunbridge Wells, Wadhurst and Lindfield.

After School Clubs
We have a number of clubs that are for pupils at various schools throughout Kent and Sussex, to find out which schools we teach at please click here.

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About us

Formed in 2009 by our senior instructors, CMA follow the principles of the founder of Wado Ryu Karate.

The practice of karate is a challenge and at CMA we meet that challenge through our unique program. The physical aspects of karate promote fitness, health, character and sportsmanship whilst challenging the mind to focus on the core values of respect, discipline, honesty & integrity.

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