rationale(s) for martial art training is so varied among the
general population. More often, most people uptake martial arts
for self-defence or improve fitness or sport-competitions or to
learn a traditional art and the Eastern cultures.
teach you these aspects, with a fun approach to training and explaining
the theories and concepts of various techniques. We understand
the different needs of our students, which can range from a fun
recreational level to a competitive level. Whatever you wish to
focus on, our instructors will be happy to help.
a look at the video clip glossary of the the beginners Level
traditional discipline of Chinese martial arts - Wing Chun. Students/clients
will experience the basic philosophies and theories and practice
of the Wing Chun short range combative techniques - made famous
by the late Bruce Lee. This
programme will require a reasonable level of self motivation and
self discipline, and learning technical classical skills. The
training is based on the MAI syllabus, which contains 8 levels
(encompasses Art, Sport and self defence).
fitness routine, based on the Martial Arts Institute's 'impact
training' programme. The movements and training structure derive
from Chinese kickboxing 'Shan Shou' and Thai boxing 'Muay Thai'.
The students are taken through a set of movements and apply it
on to the pads and bags. The main focus is to improve health and
fitness only. This will be a very energetic and a fun workout
session, and does not require as much technical skills as required
for a traditional art. Those students wish to take kickboxing
further level can compete in various tournaments, subject to further
programme focusses on the practicality of close quarters unarmed
combat, which utilises a multi or interdisciplinary approach (mixed
martial arts disciplines). It does not only focus on simple physical
skills but also mental strategy. For example understanding psychological
states and performance during a highly stressful or a chaotic
situation. This session is a great way applying simple learned
skills and knowledge and apply it in a very simple and direct
manner. This can be very useful for most people.