Tigers Academy (3-7yrs)

BRAND NEW Junior Martial Arts Programme created and developed by qualified school teachers and based on the Early Years Statutory Framework [EYSF] and Key Stage 1 National Curriculum.


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There will be a transition period as current younger members switch across to the Tigers Academy, but there will also be an option to continue with the regular HGMS classes if you feel it is more appropriate for your child. More information coming soon.

Tiny Tigers Programme

Aimed at Nursery & Reception children – 3-5 yr olds

Designed around the Early Years Statutory Framework [EYSF]

PRIMARY FOCUS: To foster Physical Development of Gross Motor Skills (an Early Learning Goal) in a martial arts play environment.

Learning specifically to:

  • Negotiate space and obstacles
  • Demonstrate strength
  • Demonstrate balance
  • Demonstrate co-ordination
  • Move energetically with running, jumping, dancing, hopping, skipping and climbing

ADDITIONAL FOCUS: To use martial arts play to incorporate elements from all other Early Learning Goals, specifically:

  • Listening, Attention & Understanding
  • Speaking
  • Self-regulation (feelings and behaviour)
  • Managing self (confidence, rules, personal needs)
  • Building relationships
  • Number & Numerical Patterns
  • Fine Motor Skills

Tigers Programme

Aimed at Year 1 & 2 children – 5-7 yr olds

Designed around the Primary Key Stage 1 [KS1] Physical Education curriculum

PRIMARY FOCUS: To develop fundamental movement skills through competitive (against self and others) and co-operative martial arts practices.

Aiming specifically to:

  • Increase confidence and competence in martial arts
  • Extend agility
  • Extend balance
  • Extend co-ordination
  • Master running, jumping, throwing and catching and apply them in a martial arts environment


  • To participate in martial arts team games
  • To perform martial arts skills using simple movement patterns
  • To be physically active for sustained periods of time
  • To use martial arts to lead a healthy, active life
  • To build character and embed values such as fairness and respect

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