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Jado Kuin Do - Family Martial Arts

Jado Kuin Do - Family Martial Arts

Jado Kuin Do Harpenden - Family Martial Arts Classes are held every Monday at: Southdown Methodist Church Halls, Southdown at 6pm for 5-12 year olds and 8pm for age 13 and adults.

Jado Kuin Do is one of the most popular and fastest growing martial arts in the UK. Created by its founder Jake Ogden ( 15 years ago, Jado has been designed for families and is taught across numerous locations and has more than 3,000 students.

Our Confident Kids Schools' programme has been approved and now officially falls in line with the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2 covering all PE outcomes. The Harpenden academy opened in September 2012 and welcomes new students. The first session is free and after this your commitment is on a month by month basis only (+ annual licence/insurance fee of £30). All our instructors have been certified and participate in continual professional development, are CRB checked and first aid trained. It doesn't matter if you are sporty or not, fit or not, we cope with all comers and work with you to achieve your goals. We have ungraded students through to black belt students from other disciplines. Try something new try Jado.


First session free, please call Mark on 07545 464086 or visit our website to book. Thereafter annual licence fee and monthly training subscription prices depend on training frequency and number of family members training. Discounts available, you only commit on a month by month basis.


We are above the Co-operative Supermarket at 130 Southdown Road, Harpenden AL5 1PU. There’s loads of free parking in the supermarket carpark and entrance to the halls is from the car park side marked Southdown Methodist Church Halls – we are in the larger hall.

Opening Times

6:00pm - 6:50pm Confident Kidz (5 -12 year olds) - doors open 5:45; 7:00pm - 8:00pm Black Belt training; 8:00pm – 9:00 pm Adults (and children 13+).

For information about Jado please contact instructor Mark Owen-Ward on 07545 464086, email, visit our website at or visit us on facebook at




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