2017/18 Timetable ( Download Here)
Thai Boxing is taught by Michael Namrit who has been teaching for over 10 years and is trainer to some of the local areas top fighters. The classes combine the use of fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet. This course will give you the knowledge and opportunity to learn a deadly form of stand up fighting and also condition your full body. Michael also runs a more cardiovascular Thai Boxing workout, Thai Boxfit which is available as part of the group fitness timetable.
The Jiu Jitsu sessions are run by Jeff Lawson, a former member of the UFC and the Ultimate Fighter. Jeff recently gained a silver medal at the Jiu Jitsu European championships and is starting his third year teaching at SportBU. Jiu Jitsu itself is a ground based martial art that promotes the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defeat a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage and proper technique.
Shaolin Kung Fu is an authentic style of Chinese Martial Arts made popular by recent media. It utilizes kicks, punches, combination movements, flexibility, basic gymnastics, stamina and strength. The class is taught by Martine Niven who has been studying Martial Arts for over 20 years and is a 35th Generation Shaolin Warrior Disciple.
Our Karate class covers technique, pad work, blocking and counter attacking. It will also help to develop awareness, confidence, power, speed and coordination. The class is run by Steve Goodhand who is the founder of ‘Satori martial arts’ and 3rd Dan with over 20 years’ experience.
Our Campus Courses are open to everyone (from 16+), suitable for all fitness levels, you require no previous experience and they are a great way to learn a new skill.
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