At Nishikan Martial Arts, Safeguarding, is extremely important to us. We hold the 'Safeguarding in Martial Arts' Award.

Meet Marie our Lead CPO

Marie is our Lead Child Protection Officer. Please feel free to contact her, in total confidence, for any safeguarding issues.

Marie can be contacted via email

or by phone
07752 252305

All of our policies are available to students and parents through the Martialytics APP & Portal.

need to talk

Whatever your worry you can talk to Childline free: 0800 1111

online - on the phone - anytime

THE core values we believe in

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We are passionate about the martial arts. Our main mantra is 'one size does not fit all!'. You will find an organisation that puts you at it's core.

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We have a great community, one which you will find fully inclusive.

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Our commitment is to provide you with the best training, knowledge and experience that we can.

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You will find that Nishikan Martial Arts will help you grow and achieve the things that you once thought out of reach!

success stories

Don't just take our word for it, read what our parents and students have to say!

“First class training”

The training is first class, Paul really brings the moves to life so that you can really understand them and how they all fit together for your kata. The new syllabus is great and really allows you to integrate the moves as karate should be, helping to gain a better understanding in application. NMA has a great team spirit, and feels just a great big family. The seniors really encourage and inspire the more intermediate levels and it is a pleasure to be part of the team.

jeani h
student & Parent

“i was nurtured & encouraged”

I joined the Nishikan Martial Arts after both my children had been attending for some years. I had little confidence in my abilities & was very unfit & it took me many months to pluck up the courage to join in. I was nurtured & encouraged, not judged or belittled. My fitness improved and in under 4 years I got my 1st Dan black belt & beat my 14 year old son to it too! (see pic). Covid 19 has not destroyed the community within our club, it has made us stronger. We have all had our wobbles & there is always someone there to support you. It was there before Covid struck, but just became more apparent after. This is a place to belong, grow & to explore & fulfil your potential.

vicky m
student & parent

“can't recommend this group enough”

I joined nearly a year ago and I'm thoroughly glad I did. Here are a couple of things I love about Nishikan Martial Arts. 1. It's a really welcoming atmosphere. Like anything, you'll get out what you put in, but everyone is very friendly and it's not a clique at all. 2. It's very reasonable, cost wise. The dojo offers classes 3 times a week, and you can attend every session.

If you are looking to get fit, learn a new skill, socialise, learn how to defend yourself, make new friends then I really can't recommend this group enough.

dave s
student & parent

Visit us today


Our headquarters and purpose built dojo inWincanton, Somerset

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the tythings, southgate road, wincanton ba9 9rz


Classes in Merriott, Somerset

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merriott social club, 71 lower street ta16 5np

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