Briefly in English

Karate, kickboxing, BJJ or self-defense? Choose them all, choose Honbu!

In Honbu, Koryu uchinadi karate is combined with other karate styles and martial arts. The aim is to become, physically and mentally, a good fighter.

Karate club Honbu

Welcome to the Students' Karate Club Honbu! We welcome all existing martial artists and karatekas-to-be to join our lively group of fighters.
USUALLY We arrange a beginner's course once a year starting in September. This autumn there is no basic course due to COVID19.

Beginner's Course

Sign up for beginner's course by showing up to any practice. The only equipment you need is loose fitting sports clothing.

Training is free for the first month, after that just pay the Honbu membership fee. Teaching language will be a mix of Finnish and English. Usually our foreign students get along just fine :) For more information contact anyone at "Hallitus" page.

For more experienced martial artists

You are more than welcome to practice with us too! We train Koryu uchinadi -style karate but the style is suitable for those from other styles and arts as well. Turn up to training or contact us and we'll find the best training palette for you.

Club membership + training fee

To train in Honbu, you need to pay the club membership and training fee, both available in the Honbu Shop in Holvi.

IMPORTANT: Everyone also needs to fill the membership information form.

There's a small addition fee for the belt exams. Karate-Gi (Karate suit) is required in the exam.

We also recommend the karate license insurance from Finnish Karate Federation and Pohjola.

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