It’s not just about punching and kicking – it’s about life…..
We teach the leaders of the future: champions in the game of life. Our unique programme combines ancient martial arts with modern life coaching. Our mission is to equip kids with the mental tools to reach their potential in whatever field they choose. We teach that there is no such word as ‘can’t’; that there are no problems or barriers blocking our way, only challenges which can be embraced and conquered. Training in control leads to better decision-making – whether it be handling a pet, SATS or a bully with just the right amount of thought, energy and responsibility. Book your free introductory classes and experience a different approach to education.
Who do we Teach?
We welcome all Children from 4 years and up who are willing to take the first step to develop themselves through the Martial Arts . We are commited to providing a safe fun supportive environment that will foster your transformation.
Chris Fensom (Founder of A1 Martial Arts)
Chris is a fun and exciting instructor with a passion for the martial arts. He has trained in Karate, Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Ju Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai and Wrestling. Chris recently became British black belt Brazilian JiuJitsu Champion to add to his collection of belts and awards.
Black Belt Goju Ryu Karate
Black Belt BJJ
Battle Arena Middleweight Champion
ISKA British MMA Champion
Tuff NO GI advanced Gold
Judo Samurai Cup Silver
Other Notable Achievements:
- BJJ UK Championship Gold
- Brighton grab and pull Advanced division Gold
- Southampton NOGI absolute Champion
- Southern Open Advanced Gold
- 2011 Grapple and Strike Champion
- Bronze London bjj open
- Grapplers Showdown silver
- ADCC UK trial Bronze
- British Open Silver
- WUMA Pankration Middleweight Champion
- WUMA Pankration Light Heavyweight Runner up
- WUMA Forms Champion
- 2010 mma League 2nd
- Level 3 Diploma in sports coaching and personal training
- British Championship Silver
- Chelmsford open Gold