Martial arts clubs

You can enjoy a number of martial arts based clubs at Riverside Leisure Centre

Martial arts clubs at Riverside

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British Tang Sou Dao Federation

Learn effective self defence whilst boosting confidence, self esteem and fitness. This group is suitable for beginners and if you are of an advanced ability. 

  • Wednesday 7pm to 8pm or 8pm to 9pm for all ages
  • Sunday 11am to 12pm for children under 10 years
  • Sunday 12pm to 1pm for all ages

For more information call Master C.R. Cook

Chelmsford Karate Kyokushinkai

A friendly Karate club , teaching traditional Kyokushinkai Karate. This group is open to all ages.

  • Saturday 11.15am to 12.15pm for juniors
  • Friday 7pm to 8.30pm for seniors

You can email Sensei Stuart Wright for more details. 

San Shou Kuan

San Shou Kuan (Chinese Kickboxing) is a martial art that uses hands, elbows, knees and feet to strike with. It a practical martial art for self defence in addition to it being a good sport for fitness, balance, flexibility, weight control, toning and self confidence. It is open to all .

  • Tuesday 8pm to 10pm

Email the San Shou Kuan group for more details.

Tai Chi

Discovered centuries ago in ancient China, Tai Chi is an exercise with a flowing gracefulness and elegance. 

  • Thursday 7pm

Find out more about Tai Chi classes.


Centre opening times

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5.30am to 10pm
Tuesday and Thursday, 6am to 10pm
Saturday, 6am to 9.45pm
Sunday, 6am to 9pm
Bank holidays: see facility opening timetables

Our facilities, including the ice rink may have separate opening times. Please check individual pages.


All prices are correct to 30 March 2020


Contact form

Riverside Leisure Centre
Victoria Road

01245 615050

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