Below is a brief description of the martial art disciplines or fitness classes we teach in all or some of our MMAX martial art schools. On choosing your location on the venue page you will be able to see quickly what martial arts or fitness classes run at your venue. All full members can train at any MMAX school, including our full time academy with any of our certified or world class Instructors or coaches.

Amateur Boxing

Amateur Boxing is a combat sport in which two people wearing protective gloves and head guards, will learn the noble art of self-protection using your hands. Each person will be taught footwork, pad work to develop slick skills, fantastic fitness and core strength with the option to learn how to throw, dodge, block and weave punches in a light controlled environment(optional sparring classes available).

Pro Boxing


Pro Boxing is for people who want to go the next level in boxing, being much more advanced than the amateur side of the sport. Advance techniques, boosted levels of fitness and ultimate body conditioning is achieved. These classes are for people who wish to compete all over the country and abroad, fighting on a win/lose basis for belts, titles and potential purse rewards. Join our growing MMAX fight team.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian jiu-jitsu(BJJ), promotes the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger, heavier assailant by using proper technique, leverage, and most notably, taking the fight to the ground, and then applying joint-locks and choke holds to defeat the opponent. Michael Russell BJJ training can be used for sport BJJ and grappling tournaments but is also excellent for self-defence situations.

Thai boxing

Thai Boxing

Muay Thai is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This physical and mental discipline is known as “the art of eight limbs” because it utilises the use of fists, elbows, knees and shins. We have beginners and also have separate sparring classes for those who want to step in the ring and compete. Thai is fantastic for fitness and self-defence

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Taekwondo 태권도, is a Korean martial art of self-defence characterised by its emphasis on dynamic, jumping and spinning kicks, and explosive kicking techniques. Embedded is tradition and discipline, this art is ideal for enhancing focus and concentration whilst building self-esteem and self-defence.
We have both adult or junior classes available and the chance to compete all over the world. MMAX Taekwon-do Instructors have developed World, European and hundreds of national champions are are amongst the very best Instructors.


K-1 Kickboxing

K-1 Kickboxing is at present one of the World’s most explosive kickboxing disciplines. Combining Thai boxing low kicks and knees, pro boxing hands and dynamic Taekwon-do techniques. Its prime effectiveness is very much based on pressure, speed and power. People who regularly participate will love the high level of fitness obtained and it is enjoyed by both men and women. We also have separate sparring and advance classes for those who want to step in the ring and compete in regular fight shows around the world.

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Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed martial arts is a combat sport that develops striking and grappling skills, both standing and on the ground. This evolving art using techniques from many other combat and martial arts styles such as Thaiboxing, boxing, Taekwon-do, BJJ and wrestling. These skills can be seen tested on world shows such as UFC, Cage Warriors, UCMMA , BAMMA and so on. Coach Paul Hines at MMAX Academy has current competitors in the UFC and Cage Warriors


Hatton Fitness Boxing Certified

Hatton boxing is more fitness and technique based classes with no sparring. You will still be taught outstanding boxing skills developed by former world champion Ricky Hatton and his team. The classes consist of pad work and boxing fitness circuits. They are exceptionally popular for ladies and men looking to quickly lose weight.
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Streetwise Self Defence

Streetwise self-defence is a countermeasure that involves defending the health and well-being of oneself from harm. Our streetwise self-defence classes cover effective alternatives to the above in a simple but exceptionally effective way. You will learn to avoid, prevent verbally or use quick actions to escape or stop an attacker. We host courses, individual, corporate or group private lessons. Call now for next course

parents and kids martial art classes

Family Martial Art Classes

Family classes enable the whole family to train together in a safe and fun environment. A better sense of respect is gained by the families who participate and greatly helps build a much stronger family bond. Martial arts and fitness related fun is taught in every class and has proven to be the best laugh for all. MMAX family classes are legendary and need to be tried to be fully appreciated. Check your venue page for availability

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Rock Body Fitness
Ladies & Girls Only

Rock body fitness, Ladies and girls only classes are taught more for fitness, self-defence, confidence and self-esteem boosting in a gender specific and safe environment. The classes are rewarding and taught without the competitive intimidation of mixed classes. Our female certified Instructors teach in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Check the venue page for availability. Day and evening classes available

Personal Training or small group

PT’s are becoming more popular for people who want private lessons or to get fit at a time that suits them. There are very little normal or set times nowadays, so PT’s are the best answer. We have small group classes or 1 to 1 tuition.  MMAX Instructors can teach PT’s to help with fitness, (weight loss, strength and conditioning), boxing, self-defence, Kickboxing or yoga and we also have boot camps. Call now to book,


MMAX Boot Camps

Boots camp usually runs on 6-12 weeks period, covering physically demanding exercise in and outdoors using all types of sports fitness and cross training regimes. The results are for fast personal gains in a fun but challenging environment.

Call 07925 535952 for start dates