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Our Instructors

BMMA Team

Here at British Military Martial Arts, all of our Martial Arts instructors are trained to the highest standards by experienced and highly skilled kickboxing and martial arts experts.

Every member of the team participates in ongoing training sessions to ensure the classes they provide are top quality and remain challenging, inspirational and fun for all students.

We pride ourselves in having a dedicated and enthusiastic team of people working together to provide so many people across the country with access to our unique military martial arts style classes.

Please click on the pictures below to find out more about each member of the team.

AIMRAN MAJID

Hi I’m Aimran Majid I am an enthusiastic and passionate Martial Artist. In early 2017 I embarked on the L2 instructor’s course with an A grade under the supervision and guidance of Lee Matthews.

AIMRAN MAJID

West Midlands

BRIAN FERNIE

Brian's approach to training is simple, everything should be knowledge led. He says keep it simple, make it fun, challenging, achievable and rewarding the rest will come.

BRIAN FERNIE

Edinburgh

CALLUM JONES

My name is Callum Jones, I started training in kickboxing at the age of six and Lee Matthews was my main instructor. I love teaching, it's the most rewarding job in the world if you can even call it a job.

CALLUM JONES

West Midlands

CHARLOTTE WATSON

I have been training since the age of 8 and have recently become 5th Dan. Martial Arts has always been my biggest passion in life. I opened up the branch in Leeds in September 2009 and haven't looked back since.

CHARLOTTE WATSON

Leeds

CLARE CHAPMAN

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CLARE CHAPMAN

Wolverhampton

DAVID GWILT

My name is Dave Gwilt and I have run the Lee Matthews black belt academy in Cannock for over 5 years. Our school is very friendly and we all support and motivate each other to become better.

DAVID GWILT

Staffordshire

DUNCAN MILLS

Duncan Mills is a Black Belt Instructor with BMMA. The classes in Southampton are fun and friendly and focus on exactly what you need from Martial Arts.

DUNCAN MILLS

Hampshire

GARETH BRINK

I have taught martial arts as my full time profession for over 10 years, and have taught literally hundreds of children and adults from all walks of life.

GARETH BRINK

Worcestershire

TONY ANDERTON

Tony is an instructor at our Rugeley academy.

TONY ANDERTON

Staffordshire

JACOB HUGHES

My journey in martial arts started with Muay Thai boxing and Kung Fu as a teenager. After obtaining my black belt, I began to teach and loved it.

JACOB HUGHES

Greater Manchester

JAMES MCCORMICK

I started my Martial Arts training at LMBMMA at the age of 10. I have since trained with Martial artists from around the globe. My passion lies in passing down the vast knowledge I have obtained.

JAMES MCCORMICK

Telford

ROB READ

Rob Read Black belt Instructor Kickboxing, Sombo (Sambo) Instructor, Restraint and Arrest Instructor, Personal Trainer, Sports Therapist and Rehab Specialist Trainer. WMKF Sports Therapist.

ROB READ

Essex

JAMIE ROACH

Jamie runs a thriving, ever evolving and growing martial arts school in Wiltshire, he is continually practising martial arts – Kickboxing, boxing & self-defence techniques.

JAMIE ROACH

Wiltshire

SAM JONES

Although my background is in dance and gymnastics, I discovered a passion for martial arts later in life and studied Wado Ryu freestyle karate for many years before moving on to boxing with my husband’s regimental boxing team.

SAM JONES

Herefordshire

JOE DANCE

Martial arts has always been an important part of my life, from a very young age I always knew I wanted to go into coaching.

JOE DANCE

NORTH EAST

NIGEL GILL

Apart from my kickboxing training with Lee Matthews I have trained with ex-WBC World Super Middle Weight Boxing Champion Ritchie Woodhall and Braulio Estima Brasilian Ju-Jutsu world Blackbelt Champion.

NIGEL GILL

Wolverhampton

SEAN BRADLEY

Sean first started training in martial arts at the age of ten, in a traditional style called Shotokan Karate.

SEAN BRADLEY

Cheshire

STEVE FROST

Steve holds a 1st Dan black belt and is extremely passionate about helping to bring out the best in every student.

STEVE FROST

Leeds

STUART LOWE

Stuart started training in martial arts at 8 and is an ex-Royal Marine Commando.

STUART LOWE

Glasgow

TOBY THOMPSON

My interest in Martial Arts started at an early age watching Martial Artists such as Jackie Chan, Jet Lei and Bruce Lee, watching their movies inspired me to want to be just like them at an early age.

TOBY THOMPSON

Shropshire

Testimonials

I think BMMA offers a fantastic vehicle for students to learn martial arts and take charge of their own self-development.

— Dan

Greater Manchester

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It's amazing to see the friendships that are built, their skill level develop and how hard they all work as well as their passion and drive.

— Charlotte

Leeds

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Being a coach with BMMA has hugely improved my own personal discipline, as it is always clear what is expected of me - my very best!

— Jake

Greater Manchester

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My son, aged 14, has achieved so much. His confidence has grown and is now a qualified instructor and Revolution English Champion. Thank you BMMA for everything!

— Annette

UK

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My 2 children come here twice a week. Not only have I seen their fitness improve but their discipline too. A great club with a great atmosphere. I cannot recommend BMMA enough.

— Andy

UK

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As a mum, I love the confidence and techniques they are developing to 'stay safe' and, whilst Jake keeps it fun, I think these are important life skills for all ages. I can't recommend BMMA enough!

— Louise

Greater Manchester

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I honestly didn't think Martial Arts was something I'd enjoy but I'm so pleased I gave it a go. Each week combines a tough but fantastic workout in a friendly environment and Jake and Dan never fail to keep the classes such fun. I highly recommend trying it!

— Kerry

Greater Manchester

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I attend BMMA as a (cough) mature student who has always been 'allergic' to exercise. But after only a few weeks, I've seen changes in my overall fitness levels as well as positive changes in my body tone.

— Natalie

Leeds

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All of the instructors are friendly and helpful, a credit to Charlotte and the effort that she puts in. My daughter is a little soldier and has just accomplished her red and black stripe belt and wants to be a black belt like Charlotte!

— Amanda

Leeds

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My children have been training with Charlotte for 7 years and all 3 enjoy her classes. We're very proud to have a black-belt in the family - and two more in the making! The atmosphere at the academy is very friendly and the other instructors are great too. We wouldn't train anywhere else!

— Clara

Leeds

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Since starting BMMA, my 2 children have grown in confidence and made tons of new friends. They're always smiling from ear to ear whilst training hard. Thank you Jamie for being an inspiring guide.

— Jeremy

Chippenham