BRAVO KARATE was established in 2017, based in Portsmouth and has quickly developed into a dynamic club, with a range of training, competition and other events. However, the club still has an inclusive and welcoming environment and is very much a part of the local community. Students of all ages feel a sense of belonging and strong bonds of friendship are formed between club members.
We teach Shotokan Karate to all ages, abilities and fitness levels, a safe and healthy opportunity of physical exercise, mental training and relaxation, the club founders Anna Carvalho and Roger Emerick want to encourage students to challenge themselves to achieve new levels of success.
Karate classes in an inclusive and
welcoming enviroment to all.
FIRST WEEK FREE
PAY AS YOU GO and membership plan
NO UPFRONT JOINING CHARGE
FAMILY DISCOUNT & SPECIAL OFFERS
Suits, Uniforms, Equipaments
Aged 4 until 7 years old
One of the main goals at this age it introduces the Karate fundamentals and values whilst developing psychomotor and cognitive skills.
Creative, fun and motivating lessons are extremely important to engage kids, makes learning Karate easier and enjoyable, building the foundation to long-terms objectives.
Aged 8 until 12 years old
Class designed to promote drills with complex movements that require explosive energy, precision, technique, memory, focus, concentration and self-discipline, a range of helpful benefits for children's daily routine and surely essential to achieve success in many aspects of life.
Teach self-defence requires responsibility and prudence, throughout the sessions, students learn not only to protect themselves but also develop an attitude of respect and self-confidence, a very effective tool to overcome bullying and solve conflicts.
Karate as a sport is also initiated at this phase, ensuring talented young people are allowed to turn their talent into success, these lessons could be the start of a journey that can culminate in global and Olympic sporting achievements.
TEEN & ADULTS
Aged 13 years old & above
Is never too late for Karate lessons and it's regardless of physical abilities.
Some of the benefits Karate offers kids are the same for teens and adults in additional of a friendly group and great atmosphere of training what assist to lower levels of anxiety, depression and stress, improving your mood and ability to sleep.
It's a fantastic challenge and an intense activity, the techniques are broken down into simple moves, thereby students can learn and train the Karate moves in a dynamic session, a workout that encompassing every muscle group in the body, it's an excellent weight-loss method and improves cardiovascular health.
Certainly, it will promote better overall body condition while teaching you important self-defence, street awareness and safety abilities.
Our new Karate home
Portsmouth Enterprise Centre
Quartermaine Rd, Portsmouth, PO3 5QT, Unit 33
news AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Our anNual Karate festival was absolutely FANTASTIC, GREAT PERFORMANCES FOLLOWED BY BEAUTIFUL MOMENTS OF OUR DEDICATED STUDENTS, and 2023 won't be different. save the date SUNDAY 14TH MAY, IT WILL BE EPIC!
BRAVO KARATE is also partner with the UK’s Leading Martial Arts Equipment Supplier
Karate Suits, Gloves, Shin Pad's.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED to empower your journey!
Contact one of our instructors for further information's
ANNA PAULA DE CARVALHO
ATHLETE / INSTRUCTOR / CO-OWNER
Anna is Karate Instructor and co-owner of Bravo Karate. She has been training since the age of twelve, currently holds a black belt in Shotokan Karate.
Competing at numerous national and international Championships in the discipline of Shiai Kumite (Competition Sparring), was a member of the Brazilian National Team, 2x Brazilian National Champion, Pan American Bronze medallist U21, 2x Brazilian University Champion, British International Open Silver medallist, English National Championship 2018 Gold and Silver medallist.
Anna has also a Physical Education Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in Strength Conditioning. Based on all those years of training and teaching, she believes that Karate as a way of life brings a positive impact on practitioners and their families.
Training at a good club you will always be surrounded by people who will encourage you to accomplish your goals and a high level of personal satisfaction no matter your age, background or abilities.
ATHLETE / INSTRUCTOR / CO-OWNER
Rogerio is black belt Karate Shotokan and has been training and competing since 2004. He is proudly instructor, co-owner of Bravo Karate and has also a Physical Education Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in Strength Conditioning.
He considers teach and share what he knows truly rewarding and that Karate training could be a life-changing experience to any dedicated student, as it gives you a whole new perspective, confidence and tools that you need to face life adversities.
For over seven years Rogerio integrated the Brazilian National Team starting in the cadet division, progressing to U21, University and Senior division. Fighting at all levels of competitions, including medalling at Continentals and World events.
Some of his best results were 4 gold medals at Sul American Senior Championships, World University Championship Bronze medallist - Shiai Kumite Team, and English National Championship 2017 Silver medallist.
Committed to the high quality of attendance, our instructors also have:
Enhanced DBS check UK
Safeguarding and Child protection Course
First AID Qualified
Accredited Coaches by English Karate Federation
If you’re ready to come along and join the BRAVO KARATE classes for a FREE trial session or need more information, simply get in touch using the form below, also by email, text, call or message us through ours social media. We will get back to you as soon as possible.