The Arena Karate Academy is part of the EKKA Karate Association, members of the English Karate Federation.
Known for having exemplary standards and a family friendly approach to teaching, the Arena Karate Academy has clubs throughout Suffolk with classes taught by talented instructors all of whom hold the highly coveted Black Belt. 

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3 June 2018 Referee Course 3 Northgate Sports Centre 
3 June 2018 EKKA Nationals Northgate Sports Centre 
9 June 2018 EKKA Squad training Blackwell Academy, Ipswich 
24 June 2018 ARENA Coggeshall Kyu Grading 2 Coggeshall Village Hall, Essex 
24 June 2018 ARENA Kyu Grading 2 Blackwell Academy 
24 June 2018 Kata Course 2 Blackwell Academy 
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  • EKKA Nationals in Ipswich EKKA Nationals was on the 3rd June and Hadleigh Arena had more success! Jack, Autumn (competing in her first competion) and Jamie being up on the mats.Jack brought home ...
    Posted 14 Jun 2018, 03:28 by Stefanie Barnes
  • Competition success! Members of the Hadleigh club attended a competition in Margate at the weekend - showing off our new Arena Karate hoodies! Report from instructor Stef Barnes Jack did his 1st kata ...
    Posted 25 May 2018, 04:18 by Nina H
  • EKF Kyu Grade Chamionships Chris & Jamie Hodgkinson both competed in EKF Kyu Grade Championships in Leicester on the 14th January. Chris & Jamie who both come from the Hadleigh club brought home a Bronze medal ...
    Posted 25 May 2018, 04:17 by Nina H
  • December 17th Grading 2017 Arenas December grading too place at the Blackwell academy in Ipswich which was a great venue and gave everyone the chance to see our main headquarters. Well done to all ...
    Posted 29 Jan 2018, 06:34 by Stefanie Barnes
  • First female EKKA 5th dan!!  December saw some good times for Arena Karate.... we gained our first female 5th dan Janice Brown, who did a superb grading in time for Christmas.Janice worked very hard ...
    Posted 29 Jan 2018, 06:52 by Stefanie Barnes
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