Learn Martial Arts

Welcome to Proactive Martial Arts! Learn essential life skills while getting fit and meeting new people. Our purpose built facility caters from ages 3 and up, so there's a class to suit everyone!


  • Tiny Tigers Karate 3 - 4 Years

    A fun introduction to beginner martial arts for preschoolers ages 3 to 4. Skills, drills, and games teach important values and a positive attitude - Find out more →

  • Tigers Karate 4 – 7 years

    Our programme incorporates martial arts techniques, games and activities to engage your child and develop life skills - Find out more →

  • Panthers Karate 8 - 11 Years

    Classes are designed to be high energy, confidence building and fun! Children will learn martial arts and street smart skills whilst challenging themselves to progress through the ranks - Find out more→

  • Teenage Martial Arts 12 - 15 Years

    Catering specifically for younger teens, classes are fitness and technique based. Our aim is to provide the skills to build positive peer relationships and gain the confidence to make smart decisions - Find out more→

  • Freestyle Martial Arts 16 Years +

    Zen Do Kai is a Karate based system taught in a fun, friendly environment - combining modern self-defence principals with traditional values, great for the body and mind - Find out more →

  • Kids | Teen Kick Boxing 8 - 15 Years

    Technique and fitness are a big part of our curriculum, classes also focus on self-discipline, respect, leadership and self-defence - Find out more →

  • Muay Thai Kick Boxing 16 Years +

    Fast, effective fitness and self-defence. Learn authentic Muay Thai skills in a friendly, fun environment. Join in for weight loss, toning, or to grade and compete. - Find out more →

  • Boxing Fit 16 Years +

    Combining cardio, strength, speed and boxing skills in a fun, fast paced, high energy fitness session - Find out more →

  • Krav Maga 16 years +

    The ultimate for reality based self-defence, classes cover close quarter conflict, weaponry disarms, threat assessment / neutralisation - Find out more →

  • Eskrima 16 years +

    The traditional martial arts of the Philippines, which emphasize the use of sticks, knives, and various improvised weapons. - Find out more →

  • Self Defence 16 years +

    Violence prevention & self defence - Find out more →

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Classes Near You!

Monday to Saturday

We have 6 locations with times to m eetyour busy schedule!

Riccarton   Cashmere
Papanui    Mt Pleasant

Words from our Members

Conor McKean
Conor McKean
Great gym, good instructors who have a lot of knowledge to offer
Dynika Rayner
Dynika Rayner
Absolutely love the staff and teachers at tiny tigers Riccarton Nigel is amazing with kids and my son who has attention difficulties is thriving he looks forward to it every week
Terau Mamaru-O'Regan
Terau Mamaru-O'Regan
Nice service
Max Eliot
Max Eliot
Training is top tier
Samuel Twose
Samuel Twose
Just signed up, very good!

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