New Timetable

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We’ve introduced a new timetable from the 1st August.

There are only a few changes from the existing one, but we’ve added more classes for Adults, including specific Beginners only classes, and new classes for Juniors! So now you have more opportunity to train, and better value for your money!

NEW Timetable FULL

Please note the new membership prices too (payable by Direct Debit)
Single Discipline  £45 per month
All Inclusive  £55 per month

Fightworx at British Sambo Championships

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British Open Sambo Championships – 18th March 2017

Always willing to expand the knowledge and experience of the Fight Team, Fightworx entered a team to the 2017 British Sambo Championships. Gary (one of our BJJ coaches) has a background in Sambo, having previously competed himself in a number of Sambo competitions, including the British Championships.

“SAMBO” – A Russian Martial Art developed in the 1920s, originally for the Soviet Army to improve their hand to hand skills, is now growing in popularity thanks to success in MMA by Sambo trained fighters such as Khabib Nurmagomedov and Fedor Emelianenko.

The Sport version of Sambo allows all varieties of throws and takedowns, and also allows fighters to continue fighting and looking for domination or submission on the ground: All in all, a great rule set between the groundwork of BJJ, the stand-up of Judo and the all-round nature of MMA.

The Fightworx Team did themselves and the gym proud, especially considering that this is the highest level of competition available in the UK, with competitors from all over the UK, Europe, and from Russia, Ghana and USA

Stuart Kingston won Gold in the Masters Division <90kg beating 2 previous British Champions on his way to the podium
Milan Tomes took Silver in the Mens <82kg category
Billy Wilsher won Silver in the Mens <74kg division, losing only to a Russian fighter from the famous Sambo70 club in Moscow

Another excellent achievement is that, other than the finals, none of them had a single point scored against them in the elimination rounds.

Milan Silver Sambo Open FrameBilly Silver Sambo Open FrameStu Gold Sambo Open Frame

 

 

Head Muay Thai Coach Sonny Perez wins in Thailand

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Fightworx Head Muay Thai Coach, Sonny Perez has just returned from a two week training trip in Thailand. Whilst he was there, not only did he manage to get some 1-to-1 training with some of the best Muay Thai coaches and fighters, he also he also put himself to the test with a full rules Muay Thai fight, which he won convincingly with a 2nd round TKO stoppage.
Pictured below is Sonny in the ring before & after his fight,. Also pictured is Sonny with Namsaknoi, who, if you’ve not heard of him, beat Saenchai quite convincingly and has been voted fighter of the year twice; he’s also ranked in the top 10 fighters of all time.
If you want to learn Muay Thai, Fightworx accept all levels including absolute beginners. Get in touch to book your free trial class

MMA Team at Adrenalin Fight Night

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Adrenalin Fight Night – 6th December 2016

4 members of Fightworx MMA team made their debut MMA fights in Swansea on Saturday 6th December

Jay Hunt, Zak Bloomfield, Andy ‘Kenny’ Barlow and Paul Dryburgh all made weight and represented the club professionally and with great sportsmanship

Jay had a back & forth battle, showing his all round game with some good striking skills and ground game, and winning a unanimous decision against a worthy opponent

Zak was next and fought an absolute war in the first round, working well in the clinch and landing some heavy knee strikes but also taking a few strong shots which wobbled him at one point. The second round started off with more of the same with Zak trying to keep his distance throwing kicks and knees when close in. Eventually his opponent managed to get Zak down, where he asserted his ground dominance by mounting and earning a TKO finish by Ground & Pound

The third fighter representing was Kenny, who had some previous Muay Thai experience, so the plan was to keep the fight standing. However, when the fight hit the ground, he showed his much developed ground game by sweeping, reversing positions, escaping well and attempting submissions. Upon achieving dominant positions he landed heavy, hard strikes to earn the victory by unanimous decision

Finally, Paul Dryburgh stepped up against an obvious local favourite (judging by the crowd response). Paul started well landing some good leg kicks. However, he got caught by a big overhand right which put him on the floor against the cage. While not badly hurt he wasn’t given a chance to recover by his opponent who swarmed on him and caused the referee to stop the fight in the first round.

Well done to all the team for stepping up and doing a great job. Onwards and upwards