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Adults Martial Arts Classes to Get Fit

Looking for a different way to get fit in 2020? Adults Martial Arts classes might just be what you are looking for. There are numerous benefits, including

  • weight loss
  • improved self confidence
  • learn self defence
  • relieve stress
  • increased focus
  • lead a healthy lifestyle
  • teaches good morals and values
  • improved athleticism
  • great social group

Adult classes are on Mondays and Thursdays 8pm – 9.30pm at St Gregory’s school. We run a 4 lesson trial for £30. Get in touch now for January start.

See our Facebook page for more updates.

children's martial arts

Spaces for 7-9 year olds

We have a few spaces left in our 7-9 year old Children’s Martial Arts classes on Thursdays at 5.45pm. The classes are at St Gregory’s school. We run a 4 lesson trial, which costs £30.

The children learn blocks, kicks and strikes, how to defend themselves, increase their self esteem, improve balance and coordination and learn traditional martial arts techniques.

We only a few spots left so get in touch to book for January start.

Check out our Facebook page!

Taekwon-Do for 3-6 year olds

3-6 year oldsOn January 6th the new term starts and we have spaces for 3-6 year olds on

  • Tuesdays 4.30pm
  • Wednesdays 4.30pm
  • Thursdays 4pm

The children learn how to deal with bullies, balance and coordination, basic Taekwon-Do techniques in a fun, disciplined environment.

We run a 4 week trial, which costs £30, to see if the classes are a good fit for the child.

Spaces are limited as we like to keep class sizes small so get in touch to book your space.

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Personal Training in Tunbridge Wells

gymWith the New Year coming up its as good a time as any to hit the gym. But if you are not sure where to start or what to do or if you just want a bit of a gym refresher check out our personal training service.

We are taking on a few new clients on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings in Tunbridge Wells. Space is limited. Check out Actuate Personal Training to see what our clients say.

Christmas Taekwon-Do

santaThe last kids class is on 12th December. There will be adults classes on

Monday 16th Dec

Thursday 19th Dec

Thursday 2nd Jan

No classes on 23rd, 26th or 30th Dec.

All classes back to normal Monday 6th Jan.

Open British Results

medals9 competitors from Tunbridge Wells Taekwon-Do formed part of the AETA team at the Open British Championships on the 23rd November. There were some excellent performances in some very tough categories. Tunbridge Wells came away with

4 Golds,
7 Silvers,
3 Bronzes

Joseph Chan; silver in sparring, bronze in special technique
Jessica Wallace; silver in sparring, silver in special technique
Jacob Smith; Gold in special technique, bronze in sparring
Evie Persad; silver in patterns
Amelia James; silver in sparring, bronze in special technique
Donna Rye; Gold in patterns, silver in sparring

Great job team! Thanks to the parents and supporters for staying so long and all the hard work and to the AETA coaches and umpires for working so hard all day.

Competition times 3rd November

competitorsAETA Competition Angel Leisure Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge TN9 1SF

Please note the times for registration and the split for the competition:

Under 10yrs Registration from 8:30AM to 9:15AM
Under 10yrs Competition from 9:30AM

10-13yrs Registration from 11:30AM to 12:15AM
10-13yrs Competition from 1:00PM

14-17yrs and Adults Registration from 3:00PM to 3:30PM
14-17yrs and Adults Competition from 3:45PM

We will start each event with team pattern first and then the individual competition, so when you arrive if you are in a team you can practice your team pattern first.