MMA, BJJ, SHOOT-BOXING
MMA / Shooto is a full-contact combat sport. MMA requires the practitioner to use the striking from K1 style Kickboxing, clinch techniques from Muay Thai and grappling & submissions from Wrestling & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). We have a set Shooto (a Japanese term for MMA) grading syllabus. We are the only official members of Shooto Europe in the UK & official members of the UKMMAF.
Muay Thai & K1 Kickboxing & Ju-Jitsu combined. Our Shoot-Boxing syllabus involves striking, takedowns & throws. We have active fighters within Muay Thai and K1 Kickboxing style competition within this class too. Primarily for sport, however we also teach self defence applications. We have a merit based grading syllabus for students to work to based on peoples fighting ability within Shoot-Boxing, Muay Thai & K1 Kickboxing competition.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. This BJJ class is taught by SBG UK Bradford coach & UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion Mark 'Spenna' Spencer. Most notably, Brazilian Jiu jitsu is known for taking the fight to the ground, and then applying joint-locks and choke holds to defeat the opponent. In BJJ, sparring (rolling) plays a major role in training.
We refer to our self defence syllabus as Goshin-Jitsu. Jitsu = The Way of, Goshin = Self Defence. A modern hybrid self defence system, known for its focus on real-world situations and efficient counter-attacks. Goshin-Jitsu consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from K-1 Kickboxing, Japanese Ju-Jitsu, Muay Thai & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. All basic elements of self protection are covered including personal security ‘Soft Skills’ and combative tools ‘Hard Skills’.
Our Shooto (MMA) & Shoot-Boxing syllabus contains the best of Muay Thai, K1 Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Wrestling and is suitable for potential fighters or fitness & self defence enthusiasts alike.
All our instructors are fully qualified at black belt level, licensed, DBS cleared and carry full UK public liability insurance and endorsement.