Kerry has over 20 years martial arts experience and is a 3rd degree black-belt in kickboxing together with a purple belt under Braulio Estima in Brazilian Jiu – Jitsu.
Kerry is also the first English female ever to win a gold medal in the world championships in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu which she won in Rio de Janiero.
She is also the head coach for children’s martial arts, and holds qualifications in Anatomy and Physiology, Personal Training and is a fully qualified MMA Strength and Conditioning Coach under JC Santana.
London 06 – (Gold medal)
Bristol Open Winter Leg 07 – (Lightweight Gold) / (Open weight Silver)
Seni Nationals 07 – (Bronze)
World Championships Rio De Janiero :–
(Silver Lightweights) / (Gold – Open weight)
Bristol Open Summer Leg 60+Kg – (Bronze)
Fully Qualified personal trainer
Institute of Human Performance – Sports and Conditioning Coach
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology Level 4
Sports Therapy Level 3
NVQ Sports Coaching
MMA Strength and conditioning coach under JC Santana
Martin has over 33 years of martial arts experience with numerous qualifications including a 7th degree black-belt in Kickboxing, a blackbelt in traditional Jiu-Jitsu and has studied many other fighting styles such as Thai Boxing, Jeet Kune Do and Karate to name but a few.
He is also a Blackbelt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with Gracie Barra under world champion Braulio Estima and has won numerous competitions including 2 gold medals at the European championships in Lisbon.
His unique blend of martial arts has produced many outstanding black-belts and champions from commonwealth and European kickboxing champions to BJJ champions and believes in the constant involvement of the system to chase the dream of the ultimate fighting and martial arts system.
2005 London open – (Silver medal, blue belt)
Seni Nationals 2006 – (Gold medal)
London 06 – (Silver medal)
Seni 07 – (Silver medal)
Europeans Lisbon 07 – (Silver Medal)
Europeans Lisbon 08 :–
(Gold medal Heavyweights) / (Gold Medal Openweight)
Worlds 07 – Rio de Janiero (quarter finalist)
Congratulations to James Fletcher who went to the above championships held in Kent and came back with the Bronze medal after beating 6 other competitors. Also well done to Steve Langford and Richard Webb who represented the club and were very unfortunate not to get to the medal stages.
Congratulations to Ellison Tipton, Ellis Baggott and Peter Adams who competed in Braulio Estima open championships in Birmingham and proved once again there status in BJJ. All three competitors took gold in there divisions including Ellison which was his first tournament in BJJ beating all the favourites to win.
Congratulations to Edward Stawicki, Elliot Webb, Matthew Mason, Padraig Mclaughlin, Oliver Leadbeater & Joel Chaproniere who all passed another gruelling blackbelt. All have been training for over 4 years now and have shown great determination to complete there belt.