November Newsletter

Downloadable/print version here: NOVEMBER SESMA NEWS

Family Bowling Sunday 13th November 10am

Come join the instructors for a session of fun & bowling at Namco Bowthorpe.

November 13th 10am.

2 games of bowling £10 
Pay on the day.

Slush & Coffee on me…. not literary 🙂

Please email to book your place.

Grading Assessments Start on Monday 14th November

For Red Belts & Above.
Details on how the grading assessments work please follow the link HERE

Does not include Little Dragons.

Norwich Grading 11th December 

Norwich Karate Dates & Times:
Sunday 11th December 

9am -11am Red, Yellow & Orange Belts,
11am-1pm Green, 2nd Green, Blue & 2nd Blue Belts
1pm-3pm Purple, Brown & 2nd Brown Belts

Norwich Kickboxing Times: 
Sunday 11th December

3pm White-Green Junior & Senior
5pm 2nd Green – 2nd Brown Junior & Senior

KATA Friday Class Times

4pm Yellow & Orange Belts
5pm Green & 2nd Green Belts
6pm Blue & 2nd Blue Belts
7pm Purple & Above

KATA Friday 4th November

For Yellow Belts & Above

For students that are on the Advance /Elite packages (2 classes per week) there is the dedicated KATA class that concentrates solely on your grade and kata.

Each class has 2-3 instructors to help you get your kata its best, but you will still need to practice at home too.

We are extremely awesome instructors, but you still need to do some work yourself.

Yellow belts and above will need to perform the new kata for their next belt.

The katas are also available to view on the SESMA Members Portal.

If you have not yet registered to the Portal then please follow link: Members Portal

White to Red Belt Grading

The next White to Red belt grading is on Saturday 5th November at the SESMA Studio

Karate 10am     Kickboxing 12pm

Those that are ready, would have been given an Invitation to the grading and have had a phone call.

More details available here:


We have in stock some great SESMA merchandise including…

SESMA Polos Child £12 Adult £15 (Blue & Black)

SESMA T-Shirts Child/Adult £10 (Blue & Black)

SESMA Hoodies Child £21.50 Adult £26.50 (Blue & Black)

Karate Hand Pads Red/Blue £15

Coming soon…

New SESMA kickboxing gloves £30

SESMA Squad at UEA Competition

if you would like to attend

Competition Training

If you are interested in Competitions Sparring or Kata then we have SESMA squad training 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Friday of the month.

6-7pm Competition Kata
7-8pm Competition Sparring Kickbox & Karate

This is a bolt on package for £15 which gives you up to 6 hours of comp training a month.

BEGINNER INTRO Courses 25% to Charity

During October we raised a further £25 for Time Norfolk Charity

Giving us a running total of £110 to Time Norfolk Charity

SESMA believes in family and giving back to the community, that is why SESMA will be donating 25% of the beginners intro course fee to Time Norfolk the pregnancy loss charity  till the end of the year.

If you know anyone that would to try martial arts, then please send them to


I guess all of us could do with £20 in their pocket or piggy bank.

Well im giving away £20 notes to my students who refer a friend to SESMA

If your friend attends a Free taster and then completes a beginners intro trial course, we will give you £20 for introducing them.

Easy as that.

Either ask them to book via and click on the “Student Refer A Friend” button or pick up a Referral Card from your instructor, put your name on it, add your friends details and bring back to the studio.

We will do the rest and you could receive a £20 note. 

SESMA Martial Arts £20 referral
SESMA Martial arts website refer a friend

E-Learning Women's Self Defence Course

Nights are drawing in and that tends to be the time when people think more of their safety when out.

  • 43% between 6:00pm and midnight.
  • 33% between 6:00am and 6:00pm.
  • 24% between midnight and 6:00am.

But it isn’t only when we you are enjoying a evening out that you can be a target. Work, shopping, university studying, walking the dog or out for a run or at the gym.

The course covers not only how to defend yourself if you are attacked, but how to recognise situations before they even happen.

Reading Body Language – Forced Teaming – Scripting – Red Flags

Our E-Learning online self defence course is designed to be easy to understand, learn, practice and remember.

There are no complicated moves that take years to practice, just simple basic moves that work 

The BESAFE Women’s Self Defence online course is about empowering women and giving them the knowledge to protect themselves and have the feeling of being safe in everyday life

Dark Nights Discounted Price £19

BESAFE self defence solutions online learning course for women university students


Bouncy Castle Chaos

SESMA Little Dragon

Saturday 17th Dec 2-4pm

Open to sesma students only ages 4-6years.

Come and have a fun xmas party with the Little Dragon Instructors.

Bouncy Castles, soft balls, sumo suits, space hoppers and disco lights & music.

Maccy D happy meal midway through the fun.

Limited to 30 children and their parents.

£6 per child

Nerf Instructor Battle

SESMA Students aged 6-11yrs

Sunday 18th Dec 1-3pm

Come and join the instructors for a xmas nerf party

Do you have the skill & focus to shoot the instructors?

There will be fun, battles, disco lights, music and pizza (margarita & meat feast)

Limited to 20 players aged 6-11yrs.

£10 per player

Bonkers Bowling

SESMA Students aged 12yrs +

Sunday 18th Dec 7pm

Come and join the SESMA Instructors for a couple of fun games of bowling.


For sesma students & family aged 12yrs+


Do you have what it takes to beat the instructors?


SESMA Students only.


Namco Bowthorpe



£12 per player for 2 games

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