christchurch martial arts school
 

AOC

World Class Instructors

AOC

 

New Zealand’s home of modern martial arts

Some people mistakenly believe that martial arts are all about fighting.

At Academy of Combat we promote martial arts as a lifestyle.

Whatever stage you are at in your life, learning and practicing martial arts can help you:

  • Improve your fitness

  • Develop your self-confidence

  • Feel calmer and happier

  • Be able to defend yourself

  • Cope better with life’s challenges

  • Develop self-discipline

 

As we are a school rather than a gym, we have a philosophy of supporting our students to develop their potential in whatever martial arts discipline or disciplines they would like to learn. Our world class tutors are trained in the technical complexities of their chosen disciplines and keep up to date with the latest trends by regularly attending international workshops. The Academy is part of the Aesir Sport Science Institute Ltd which assists with the development of Muay Thai, MMA and BJJ in China. We offer tuition in a wide range of different martial arts including:

Mixed Martial Arts

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Muay Thai Kickboxing

Freestyle Martial Arts & Street Self Defence

We also offer:

Women’s Only Thai Kickboxing classes

Kids Martial Arts classes

Our Chief Instructor, Dr Geoff Aitken.Ph.D., is the most qualified martial arts teacher in New Zealand. Our facilities include a 3/4 size MMA cage, a full size thai boxing ring and 1500 square feet of grappling mat, making us the premiere martial arts venue in Christchurch. Due to the current increase in street violence in Christchurch we are launching a new Freestyle Martial Arts & Street Self Defence program.

 

At the Academy we offer a safe environment where you can learn the correct techniques from highly qualified instructors.

35

YEARS TEACHING MUAY THAI

MULTIPLE WORLD, NATIONAL AND SOUTH ISLAND CHAMPIONS IN MMA, BJJ AND THAI KICKBOXING

25

YEARS TEACHING MMA & BJJ

Effective Techniques

Inside Round Kick
Inside Round Kick

Muay Thai inside round kick.

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Rigan Machado Seminar
Rigan Machado Seminar

BJJ Rigan Machado Seminar

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MMA
MMA

MMA fight, striking from the mount.

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Rigan Machado
Rigan Machado

Rigan Machado demonstrating the Rigan trap.

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Fitness Circuit
Fitness Circuit

Battle ropes being used in a fitness circuit.

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Kids Martial Arts Class
Kids Martial Arts Class

Combat Kids martial arts class.

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Friendly Atmosphere

Friendly Atmosphere

ADDRESS

3 Penbury St - off Buchan St,
Sydenham, Christchurch, 8011

Phone 03 3776 350

GYM HOURS

Monday: 5pm - 9pm
Tuesday: 11am - 9pm
Wednesday: 5pm - 9pm
Thursday: 11am - 9pm
Friday: 5pm - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm

RECEPTION HOURS

(For inquiries about fees, memberships etc)

Monday: 5pm - 8pm
Tuesday: 5pm - 8pm
Wednesday: 5pm - 8pm
Thursday: 5pm - 8pm
Friday: 5pm - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm