We have many different training programs to suit all ages. We openly accept ages 6-65
I am worried about my level of fitness joining in a class?
We aim to build our students fitness over time, our programs are progressive and segregated into various levels according to development.
What should I wear to my first class?
We advise you to wear loose clothing and a clean pair of lightweight training shoes. Once you are happy to stay with Kudos Academy we can supply you with our academy uniform
Can I come along and watch a class?
Yes you are more than welcome to come along and watch from our viewing area.
Are there many women training at the academy?
Although more men train at the academy, we do have women and some have been with us for many years and are reaching instructor levels. We are also looking at offering women only classes in the near future.
I have an illness/disability is this a problem?
Allowances will be made for any illness/disabilities this will not inhibit progress of the student.
Do you only teach physical skills?
We aim to build confidence and develop the ability to identify confrontations as well as de-escalation skills. This way violence is a last resort. We have much experience in this field, as a company we teach conflict resolution and personal safety skills for the government and corporate agencies.
We have an established grading system which is done on a quarterly basis in the lower grades and every eight months in higher grades (subject to ability at point in time). There will also be regular incentives/goals i.e. “Most Improved Student”.
Will my child reach black sash level?
No as a Junior there are 8 grading levels taking them to junior purple sash, when they reach this level and integrate into the adult class age 14 their grade will be reassessed, and will be replaced with a grade appropriate to there ability to interact into the senior classes.
Will my child get injured?
We take every possible precaution to prevent injury, but as your child becomes more experienced he/she may work with other students therefore contact may occur. All classes are closely monitored. In the event of any injury we always have first aid kit and a trained first-aider in every class and you will be informed immediately. (please ensure we have your mobile/contact number on the childs membership form).
Can I attend and watch the class?
Yes we actively encourage it. Although if you leave your child we will take every precaution to maintain their safety, we always have at least two adults per class.
I am worried about my daughter being in an all male environment?
It is our intention to try to always have a male and female in attendance of the class at all times.
My son/daughter has illness/disabilities is this a problem?
Allowances will be made for any illness/disabilities this will not inhibit progress of the student
Do you only teach physical skills? Will my child be able to deal with violence situations?
We always teach to build confidence and the ability to identify confrontations as well as de-escalation skills. This way violence is a last resort. We have much experience in this field, as a company we teach conflict resolution skills for the government and corporate agencies.