Christchurch's biggest and best equipped Martial Arts Academy where you can learn Muay Thai Kickboxing, MMA, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, BJJ, Philipino Stick & Knife Fighting and Adrenal Stress Conditioned Self Defence... taught by the South Island's most qualified and experienced instructors.
Gain Awesome Confidence, Great Fitness and Practical Self Defence Skills in a Safe and Fun Environment!*
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The Academy, led by Chief Instructor Dr Geoff Aitken and CEO Leonie Burrows, has been teaching cutting edge fighting systems, encompassing the full martial arts spectrum, for over 30 years, including Karate, Kickboxing, BJJ Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
Our Mission is to make martial arts training available for all ages and for the whole family.
Our focus is on sound understanding of the techniques, principles and concepts of the fighting arts we teach.
Academy students are noted for their technical prowess and we encourage you to get into martial arts training and realize the fantastic benefits it will provide to your lifestyle.
We promote a positive atmosphere where everyone can learn the most practical and modern Muay Thai, BJJ, MMA and Weapons techniques that exist in the world today, to a very high level of expertise in a safe and friendly training environment.
All Muay Thai Training at the academy is taught by qualified and experienced Muay Thai trainers, with a focus on technique and gaining the benefits of confidence and fitness, in a controlled friendly and professional environment in the best Christchurch Kickboxing training facility available. If you want greater fitness and self confidence Muay Thai kickboxing training at the Academy will assist you in reaching your goal. Learn more about our Christchurch Kickboxing school by clicking here.
New Zealand's 1st BJJ school, established in 1995, and affiliated to the Will/Machado BJJ network, the Academy of Combat provides the highest quality BJJ in Christchurch with the highest qualified instructors including the highest ranked kiwi BJJ Black Belt. We promote and nurture a friendly, great BJJ, MMA training environment full of students enjoying training. To learn more about our Christchurch BJJ school click here.
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MMA is the latest evolution of the realistic, total fighting concept incorporating all aspects of striking and grappling both standing and on the ground. The Academy of Combat Christchurch Martial arts school was the first MMA school in New Zealand, founded and led by Dr Geoff Aitken. To learn more click through here.
As a student your safety and enjoyment of learning are of premium importance to us whether you are a child, teenage student, busy mum or stressed out businessman you will learn in a positive, encouraging atmosphere, make great new friends and develop a Black Belt mind-set to realize your life's full potential.
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Next John Will BJJ Seminar August 12th 2016
Pay by August 5th and gain entrance to the seminar for
After August 5th the cost is $80
Time: 6pm to 9pm, Friday August 12th, 2016
Location: Academy of Combat
Open to any belt level