Budo Martial Arts Centre

The Budo Martial Arts Centre

A top-class karate academy in the heart of Kilkenny, Ireland. Suitable for all ages 5 years and above. Join us today.

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Is karate for me or my child?

Karate is one of the most popular martial arts. Training in karate no matter what age you are offers a range of benefits such as becoming more fitter, flexible and gaining more self-confidence.

How much does it cost?

We have a range of membership options depending on whether you want to attend classes once, twice or three times per week. Please click here for further details. We have a great offer at the moment.

What do I need to bring?

For your first class please wear sports gear such as a tracksuit. Please bring a bottle of water with you also. Your instructor will give you a new karate uniform and belt on the day.

What happens after I Complete the Online membership application?

After completing the online membership application form you instantly become a member of the club. When you attend for your first class your instructor go through any questions you have.

Customers reviews

What people say?

Delighted we enrolled our daughter in karate, the way the classes are run are very professional plus the level of instruction is second to none
I couldn’t recommend Kilkenny Karate Club highly enough. My seven year old daughter walks a bit taller after every class. Older grades help the young in a lovely, friendly atmosphere.