Folkestone Karate & Martial Arts Club

IKK Folkestone Karate and Martial Arts Club

Folkestone karate club is one of the oldest martial arts clubs in Folkestone, established over 20 years ago by Shihan Paul Sarginson.
All of the Folkestone classes are well supported by the students and the many brown and black belts that train here regularly. The club is proud to have produced many fine black belts, instructors and tournament champions. In addition the club is home to a wide range of both junior and adult knockdown fighters.


Folkestone College
Shorncliffe Road
Folkestone, Kent
CT20 2TZ
Telephone:  07768 126171

Classes take place in the Ambition building main hall, a large, light and airy training facility for karate with plenty of natural lighting. The staff at the venue are support the club in every way. It also has its own car park so getting to class and parking is never an issue. It is in a good central location in Folkestone with excellent access to local areas such as Hawkinge, Cheriton, Capel, Sandgate, Seabrook and Hythe.

Class Information

The classes are traditional, disciplined and serious with a very positive attitude towards students. They are also fun, friendly and enjoyable for everyone regardless of age or ability. The lessons are very practical and follow a kyokushin grading syllabus, incorporating all aspects of karate and martial arts. This includes self defence, kata, karate techniques, fitness and stamina, flexibility, awareness, confidence building, earning coloured belts, bag work, non-contact karate sparring, full-contact karate sparring and kick boxing.

Monday & Thursday

6pm – 7pm Children from 4 to 8
7pm – 8pm Children from 8 to 12
8pm – 9:30pm 13+ & Adults


10am – 11am Mixed Class, From 5 years to Adult