Getting Started

Free Class

  • No Obligation
  • Start Anytime
  • Work with a Buddy
  • At Your own Level
  • No Pressure


  • Central Location
  • Flexible Timetables
  • Great Service
  • Supportive Trainers
  • Free Starter Kit Valued at over $100


  • Friendly Environment
  • Encouragement
  • Community
  • Friendship
  • Fun
It can be intimidating when you first decide to train in martial arts. Even picking up the phone takes courage. Don’t worry, go ahead, we’ll make martial arts a positive part of your life. Not something you have to do.

When you call, we discuss which time and location  best suits you and then book a time for your free class. You get to see what it’s all about before committing to anything. Check our FAQ’s for further details.


When you arrive for your free lesson our friendly Northstar Staff will welcome you. You might want to come to class a couple of minutes early to fill in some basic details. You’ll also get all the latest information on class times and how to get your best value for your money. The cost depends on how often you train, but the average class is $12.50 for a 1 hour class for adults and $20 per class for children. Children’s class lasts from 30-50min. Check out what others say about Northstar.


New people start training with us at every class. We specialise in martial arts for beginners. It does not matter if you have not worked out for a while, you will soon find your own level. You’ll be buddied with a more experienced student to help you through your first lesson and with any questions so you’ll know what’s happening at all times. We recommend comfortable work out gear.

We pride ourselves on our friendly community and catering to each individuals needs. The trainers have all been students of Andy Dickinson and are committed to the Northstar system. They see their teaching as an opportunity to enhance the quality of their own lives by helping students.


Our classes are located Balmain in the inner west. Enrol for your first trial class and join us on an incredible journey….the Northstar experience. What to expect at your first class.


Just fill in the inquiry form on the top right of this page and your Northstar journey starts today!

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