Manchester Sports

Manchester
Martial Arts


Including
Karate, Shotokan Karate, Thai Boxing, Ju-jitsu, Judo, Kung Fu, Kick
Boxing, Kendo, Weihai Li Shi Quan Fa, Capoeira, Wing Chun and Tae
Kwon-Do in Greater Manchester.

Manchester UK - Martial Arts Schools and Training in Greater ManchesterGreater Manchester - Swinton Shotokan Karate ClubManchester Ju-JitsuTae Kwon-Do Manchester

Alphabetical
Listing:

Academies
of Tae Kwon – Do
(Korean Karate)
Altrincham: Tel: I. Nuttal, 0161-480 6711. Stockport: Tel: G. Seiter,
0161-480 6711.

Applied
Combat Centre of Excellence

1st Floor Hallam Business Centre, Hallam Street, Heaviley, Stockport
SK2 6PT.
Tel: 0161-476 5171.
Mobile: 07888 753330.
The Applied Combat Centre of Excellence is a full time martial arts
and fitness gym in Stockport – a host of Martial Arts and Fitness
under one roof. Website: www.ace-mma.co.uk.
Email: info@ace-mma.co.uk.

Ashton
& Manchester Karate Schools

Contact: Sensei Jason Olsen. Tel: (Mobile) 07930 152 482.
Website: www.levenshulme-karate-club.co.uk. Teaching traditional Shukokai
and freestyle martial arts to all ages from 7 years and up. We have
earned the quality club award for our dedication to martial arts and
posessing First aid certificate, Instructors level 1 (martial arts)
certificate, which includes the child protection policy, our instructors
have a full crb disclosure check, and have indemity insurance. Come
and train in a new air conditioned Dojo, where your training is our
importance, we are part of one of U.K’s leading martial arts associations
with full backing, also we are a recognised club approved by MASA
(Martial Arts Standars Agency).

Atherton
Submission Fighting Club

Car Bank Street, Atherton, Manchester.
Submission Fighting is proven to be effective in any form of hand
to hand combat, be it on the street, on a mat, or in the MMA No Holds
Barred Cage. Participants do not wear a gi ( judo / jiu-jitsu / karate
suit ) and techniques do not require the gripping of opponents’ clothing.
The emphasis is placed on take downs, with a transition to ground
fighting in order to obtain a submission ( tapout ) from the opponent,
rather than scoring through a points based system. This approach makes
for developing excellent self-defence skills and sessions also provide
a superb fitness workout. Website:
www.athertonsubmissionfighting.co.uk

Bury Martial Arts Academy
Victoria Street, Bury, BL8 2SL. Tel: 0161 761 1126.
Email: kenpojujitsu@aol.com. Website: www.zenkenpo.co.uk

Bury
Thai Boxing Club

38a, First Floor, Bury Old Road, Whitefield, Bury M45 6TF. Tel: 0161-773
8006.
Website: www.burythaiboxingclub.co.uk. Email: burythaiboxing@aol.com.

British
Thai Jujitsu Association

Great Lever Community Centre, Bradford Road, Bolton. Contact Tel:
01204-656513.

Budokan
Karate Academy

Unit 5, Welch Mill, Arthur Street, Leigh. Tel: 01942-262146.

Champions
Black Belt Academy

Castle Leisure Centre, Bolton Street, Bury.
— and at
Medlock Leisure Centre, Garden Avenue, Droylsden. Tel: 01706-661 578.
Taekwondo for people aged 7 and upwards. Web: https://champions-taekwondo.co.uk

Chen
Style Tai Chi Centre
Chen Style Tai Chi Centre
ShiZhen House, 67 Ayres Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 9NH.
Centre and Shop Tel: 0161-273 7138. Master Liming Yue Mobile: 0771-078
7730
Reserve a place in a class or on a weekend course:
Email: reserve@taichicentre.com. General enquiries email: info@taichicentre.com
Website: www.taichicentre.com
The Centre’s aim is to develop an understanding of all aspects of
Tai Chi that is accessible and valuable to all students and scholars.

Childrens’
Kick Boxing Club

Goshen Park Sports Centre, Tennyson Street, Bury. Contact Tel: 0374-723839.

Ching
Mo Wing Chun Centre

69 Piccadilly, Manchester. Tel: 0161-950 2471.
The only full time Wing Chun Centre in the North West and the only
Hong Kong accredited centre to offer a female instructor in Wing
Chun for ladies only. Classes run all over the north west, running
from Monday to Thursday evenings and Wednesday afternoons. Wing
Chun is a simple, effective form of self defence and a complete
martial art system.
Email Contact: info@chingmo.com. Website: www.chingmo.com.
— also at:
AA Wing Chun Method
Piccadilly Manchester.
Classes held weekly in the front gym, please contact the Ching Mo
centre for more details.

Ching
Wu Martial Arts Academy

BCCMA Accredited. Classes on Tuesday from 7.30-9.00pm at Parkfield
Dance Centre, New Moston, and on Thursdays at 7.30-9.30pm St John
Bosco’s Church Hall, Blackley.
Soon to open a class in the East Manchester area – possibly Clayton.
Wing Chun is an excellent method of self defence, suitable for women
as well as men. Ages from 15 yrs and above only.Members of British
Council for Chinese Martial Arts.
Email: chingwu@ntlworld.com. Mobile: 07929 130 639. Phone/Fax: 0161-281
0241.

Chorlton
Karate Group

Chorlton Leisure Centre, Manchester Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester
21.
Tel: 0161-881 2130.


Circle
Martial Arts Centre

Academy of Samurai & Ninjutsu Skills, 52 Newton Street, Manchester
M1 1ED.
Martial Arts:Bujinkan Ninjutsu, Meifu Shinkage Ryu. Beginners, ladies
and children welcome.
Website: www.circlemartialarts.com. Tel: 07974 56 00 15.

Cobra
Martial Arts Association

Head Office: 24 Corporation Road, Audenshaw, Manchester M34 5LP.
Tel: 07909 673894. Several clubs around Manchester, visit their
website at https://www.cobramartialarts.info.

Denton
Shotokan Karate & Self Defence Club

Heaton Mill, Heaton Street, Denton, Manchester M34 7TJ.
Instructors are Deniss Tilley (5th Dan), David Highcock (4th Dan)
and many other black belts. Telephone contact: 0161-439 7681.All
welcome from beginner to advanced.

Edwards
Black Belt School

St Mary’s Primary School, Adscombe Street, (off Alexandra Road),
Manchester M16.
Contact: Wayne Edwards on Tel: 01457-857680
or evenings on Tel: 07980-265098 or email: Wayne@logicalanswer.com

Family
Martial Arts Centres

173 -175 Station Road, Swinton, Manchester M27 6BU. Email:
f-m-a-c@hotmail.co.uk.

Fitness
Training UK

Email: zvikama@yahoo.com. Website: www.fitnesstraining-uk.com. Telephone:
052 506 5029.
Professional Qualified Training through a system based on Thai Boxing.
Fitness, increased health, improved lifestyle and weight loss through
Eastern techniques and philosophies. Currently based in Israel.

Freestyle Sports Karate Association
109 Urban Road, Sale M33. Tel: 0161-905 3811.

GFC
Muay Thai Boxing Club

Britannia Mill, Cobdon Street, Bury. Tel: 0161-723 1189.
Website: www.gfcmuaythai.co.uk. Email: info@gfcmuaythai.co.uk

G-TEK
Martial Arts

Address Blackley Health Studios, Old Market Street, off Delauneys
Road,
Blackley, Manchester. Tel: 0796 695 7160

Go-Shin
Jitsu Club

YMCA, 125 Deansgate, Manchester. Contact Tel: 01204-522855.

Irlam
Childrens’ Karate

Irlam Steel Recreation & Social Club, Liverpool, Irlam, Salford.
Contact Tel: 01925-445 293.

Jin Long Chinese Martial Arts Society Manchester
Wushu / Kung Fu

– – Trinity Sports Centre, Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6HP.
Tuesdays 7.00 – 9.00pm.
– – Union Chapel, 2b Wellington Road, Manchester M14 6EQ.
Thursdays 7.00 – 9.00pm, Saturdays 6.30 – 8.30pm (children 5.00
– 6.30pm).
– – Buxton Road United Reformed Church, Lake Street, off Buxton
Road (opposite Stockport Grammar School), Wednesdays 7.30 – 9.00pm,
Sundays 3.30 – 5.00pm.
Taijiquan (Chen style)
– –
Buxton Road United Reformed Church, Lake Street off Buxton
Road (opposite Stockport Grammar School)
Wednesdays 6.00 – 7.30pm, Sundays 2.00 – 3.30pm.
– – Poynton Community Centre, 107 Park Lane, Poynton SK12 1RB
Saturdays 12.00 – 1.00pm
Contact Tel: 0161-217 2163. Mobile: 0781 0442627. Website: www.jin-long.co.uk.

Karma
Ju-Jitsu Club

United Reform Church, Hebron Street, Royton, Oldham.
Daytime Contact Tel: 01706-849492. Email: karmajujitsu@btinternet.com

Kendo
Club

Kearsley Sports Centre, Springfield Road, Kearsley, Bolton.Contact
Tel: 01204-431933.

Kenshudo
Karate Club

53 Bury New Road, Prestwich M25. Tel: 0161-798 0870.

KI
Taekwondo WTF

Stockport, Cheshire SK2 5LS. Tel: 0161-456 1976.
Email: kitaekwondo@hotmail.co.uk.

Kiai
Yamabushi Ryu

Meets at Werburgh’s Hall, St Werburgh’s Road, Chorlton, Manchester
M21.
Email: ikiyoyo@hotmail.co.uk. A not for profit ju-jitsu club practising
Wednesday evenings 7.30 pm – 10.00 pm.

Kickstart
Manchester

2nd Floor Office, 94/96 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HL. Telephone:
0161-248 8477.
Providing the North West with martial arts for fun, fitness, self-defence
that works and health. We aim to inspire and build confidence in
all our students. We Specialise in WingTsun Kung Fu and Chi Gung.
— Manchester Branch:
Trinity Sports Centre, Trinity School, Cambridge Street, Manchester
M15 6HP.
— Liverpool Branch:
Aigburth Methodist Church, Dundonald Road, Liverpool L17 0AF.
Mon – 6:30-9:30pm; Wed – 8:00-9:30pm and Thurs – 6:30-9:30pm
Website: www.kskungfu.com. Email: enquiries@kskungfu.com.

Kokyu
Aikido Association

Osbourne Mill, Waddington Street, Oldham. Tel: 0161-678 7057.

Kung
Fu – Shaolin Nam Pai Chuan

Shaolin Kung Fu is a classical martial art that provides students
with a means to improve their health and vitality, build character,
and develop spiritually. We have a number of clubs in the Manchester
area, and welcome anyone wishing to try out our art. For an insight
into what our training encompasses, we have a YouTube page: www.youtube.com/user/NamPaiChuanUK?feature=watch.
For full details of our school and local clubs, please refer to
our website: www.manchesterkungfu.org

Kung
Fu Sport

Based at Manchester Aquatics Centre, 2 Booth Street, Oxford Road,

Manchester and at Stockport College. Tel: 0775 455 5871.


Leigh
Kickboxing Studio

Welch Hill Mill, Welch Hill Street, Leigh, Wigan WN7 4DU.
Telephone: 01942-760780. Mobile: 07748612070.
Private Kick Boxing, De-Stress/Gain Confidence, Facilities/All Ages/Fitness,
Self Defence/Grading/Compete, Taught by 4 Degree Black Belt.
Email: info@leighkickboxing.com. Website: www.leighkickboxing.com.

Levenshume
Karate Club (Shukokai)

Klondyke Club, off Albert Road, Levenshulme, Manchester. Tel: 0161-221
2676 and 610 8678.

Manchester
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Instructor
– Steve Campbell. Blackley Health Club, Old Market Street, Blackley,
Manchester M9 8FY.
Manchester
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy is run by Steve Campbell (black belt)
who spent 7 years training with the Gracie family in Brazil. It
is excellent for fitness and self-defence, with a safe and friendly
environment. More classes in Middleton and Chadderton soon. All
Welcome! Website: www.manchesterjiujitsu.com. Email: info@manchesterjiujitsu.com.

Manchester
Nam Pai Chuan – Shaolin Kung Fu

Learn to master traditional forms and sequences, kicks & punches,
chi-gung and sparring techniques. Suitable for women. Beginners
welcome at our induction classes 1st Friday every month.
Meets at The Northern Tennis Club, Palatine Road, Didsbury, Manchester
M20 3YA.
Class times: Tuesdays: 8.30 – 10 pm & Fridays: 7.30 –
9pm.
Contact: enquiries@nampaichuan.org.

Master
Toddy’s Academy of Martial Arts

12 Newton Street, Manchester M1. Tel: 0161-236 1127.

Monarch
Martial Arts

Monarch Mill, Jones Street, Royton, Oldham. Tel: 0161-626 9393.

Morrison’s
Black Belt School Academy

Excel Leisure Centre, Bolton College, Manchester Road, Bolton.
Tel (Mob): 0799 084 2667. Fax: 01204-433856. Email: info@boltondragons.co.uk

Northern
Capoeira Centre, The

Unit 70 Temperance Street, Manchester M1. Tel: 0161-273-2101.
Website: www.capoeira-norte.com.
Located 5 mins walk from Piccadilly Train Station. Capoeira is music,
an acrobatic dance, a fight and a game. Developed by slaves in Brazil,
now an art form embraced worldwide. Professor Tijolo has trained
Capoeira since 1989 and was one of the first British students to
qualify as an instructor. He established Capoeira Norte in 1997
with the aim of introducing the art form to the north. In October
2005 he opened the first full time Capoeira space outside of London.
The Northern Capoeira Centre is dedicated solely to the training,
research, and development of Capoeira.

Pembrokes
Tae Kwon-Do Academy

Woodbank Works, Turncroft Lane, Stockport SK1. Tel: 0161-480 6711.

Pennine
Shotokan Karate

at Oldham Sports Centre, Lord Street, Oldham… for Men, Women,
& Children aged 7 years upwards.
Classes are Wednesdays &
Fridays 7pm – 8.30pm
Free Licence, suit and 5 weeks free with membership of adults £45
& child under 16years £35.
Tel 01706-290491. Email: fred.jones9@btconnect.com. Website: www.karate1st.com
.

Phoenix
Muay Thai Boxing

Unit 1, Bank Street, Whitefield, Bury, Manchester M45 7JF.
Tel: (Mobile) 07973 697 683. Email: info@phoenixmuaythai.co.uk.
This club offers Muay Thai Boxing that can match each student¹s
interests and needs. We have programs available for men, women and
children of all ages ­ in group classes or as private lessons.
These
programmes range from competition training to cardio-workouts.

Prestwich
Ken Yu Kai Karate Club

St Margaret’s Youth and Community Centre, The Phoenix Centre, Prestwich,
Manchester M25 2QB,
Contact Chris Baker 4th Dan on Mobile: 07798617524
Email: christopher.baker660@ntlworld.com. Website: www.prestwichkykkarate.co.uk

Prestwich
Thai Boxing Club

First Floor, 38, Bury Old Road, Whitefield M45 6TF. Tel: 0161-773
8006
Website: www.prestwichthaiboxingclub.co.uk. Email: info@prestwichthaiboxingclub.co.uk

Revolution
Martial Arts
Unit 4, 10 Meadow Mill, Water Street, Stockport SK1 2BU. Daytime
Tel: (Mobile) 07736 945 237.
Website: www.revolutiongym.co.uk. Email: phil@revolutiongym.co.uk.

Rochdale Judo Club
Trafalgar Street, Rochdale. Tel: 01706-869818.

Rochdale
Jujitsu

Para Sports Centre, Shaw. Contact Tel: 07712-313184 (Mobile).

Sai
Ju-jitsu

Gandy Lane, Healey Rochdale.
Website: www.ju-jitsuonline.com. Email: jamie@ju-ijtsuonline.co.uk

School
of Tai Chi Chuan (Tai Ji Quan)

TAIJI-XINGYI-BAGUAZHANG-QIGONG
New Dance Studio, Hyde Technology School, Off Old Road, Hyde, Cheshire.
Website: www.tamesidebusiness.co.uk/sme/SchoolofTaiJiQuan
Email: richard.jones@newcharter.co.uk.
Beginners welcome. Classes are run from 6.00pm – 7.00pm every Wednesday.


Sherlock’s
Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Swinton Judo & Martial Arts Centre, 187 Moorside Road, Swinton
M27 3LD. Tel: 07976 692 840.
Website: www.mixedmartialartsacademy.com. Email: mail@mixedmartialartsacademy.com.
Classes include ‘little ninjas’ (for 3-6 year olds), karate/kick/thai
boxing, mixed martial arts, BJA judo.

Shogun
Karate Club of Manchester

Meets at Monton Memorial Hall, Monton Green, Eccles.
Tel: (Mobile) 07796785636. Website: www.freewebs.com/shogunmark/

Shukokai
Club Manchester

Based at Klondyke Club, off Albert Road, Levenshulme, Manchester.
Jason Olsen (1st Dan) teaches the traditional Japanese art of “shukokai”.
All ages welcomed from 5 years old. Chief instructor David Vickers
(5th Dan) with over 4 decades of teaching knowledge. Monday – Juniors
at 7.00pm, Seniors at 8.00pm . Website: www.shukokai-manchester.co.uk

Shukokai
Karate Association

Contact Tel: 0161-790 5330.

Shukokai
Karate Union

Scout & Guide Hut, Chaddock Lane, Tyldesley, Salford. Contact
Tel: 0161-775 0737.

Stockport
Martial Arts & Fitness Centre

High Street, Stockport SK1. Tel: 0161-476 4447.

Swinton
Karate Club
Swinton Shotokan Karate Club Salford

Traditional Shotokan Karate. Sessions held at several locations
and times:
Sundays : 4:00 – 5:30pm (mixed class, adults
& juniors), at Pendlebury Recreation Centre, Cromwell Road,
Swinton; Wednesdays : 3:30 – 5:00pm (juniors), at Broadoak
Primary School, Fairmount Road, Swinton; Thursdays:
8:00 – 10:00pm (mixed class, adults & juniors), at United Reformed
Church, Worsley Road, Swinton (on corner of Worsley Road and Houghton
Lane); Saturdays: 8:00 – 10:00 (adults) at Worsley
Woods, meet on Greenleach Lane/Alfred Avenue.
Contact Telephone: 07766 768742.
Email: info@karatemanchester.org. Website: www.karatemanchester.org.

Tameside
Karate

426 Oldham Road, Ashton-under-Lyne. Tel: (Mobile) 07900 985816.

The
Bujinkan

The Bujinkan is an international organisation headed by Soke Masaaki
Hatsumi who inherited nine traditional schools of martial arts from
his teacher Toshitsugu Takamatsu. Classes are held close at the
Sunshine Studios, 52 Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ED. Classes held
on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 pm. Website: https://www.bujinkanjd.co.uk.

TMAC
Wythenshawe
TMAC Wythenshawe Ashihara Karate

Koku Tora Ryu Karate Do (TMAC Wythenshawe)
Meets at Wythenshawe Cricket Club, 78 Longley Lane, Northenden,
Manchester M22 4JF.
Contact: Ken G Wylson. Email: dobbersky@ntlworld.com or
tmacw.ashiharakarate@hotmail.co.uk. Tel: 07722 522 334.
Lesson Times: Mondays – Children 6.15pm to start 6.30 until 7.30pm,
Adults 7.45pm until 9.30-ish. Specialises in Ashihara/Wado Ryu Karate
(A modern street style encompassing strikes, locks and throws).
First Lesson is Free!!!

United
Kingdom All Styles Karate

9 The Meade, Manchester M21. Tel: 0161-862 9963.

Walkden
Thai Boxing Club

1st Floor, Grecian Mill, Worsley Road North, Worsley. Tel: 01204-705225.

Weihai
Lishi Quanfa

Classes are held on Tuesdays at Sale West Community Centre from
1.30 – 2.30pm; and at Withington Methodist Church Hall, Wilmslow
Road, Manchester from 7.00 – 9.00pm. We practise the Daoist Arts
of Weihai Lishi Quanfa which includes Tai Chi, Daoist Yoga (Kai
Men), Dao Yin, Qi Kung and Feng Shou (“Hand of the Wind”).
Weihai Li Shi Quan Fa is a unique, holistic set of integrated arts
from China, which come under the heading ‘Traditional Wu Shu’. These
ancient Arts protect, invigorate, de-stress and rejuvenate your
mind and body. Improve your fitness, health, flexibility, concentration,
self-confidence and increase your Qi energy levels. You can visit
www.lishi.org to find out more about what we do. You can even click
on pictures to watch video footage.For more info, feel free to email
me, Clive, on daoist_arts@hotmail.co.uk or call 07786 168801 (Mobile).

Wing
Chun Centre Manchester

69 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2BS.
Teaching traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu in our city centre full centre,
the only fully Accredited centre for the Ip Man Family Wing chun
system, all Classes taught by international Instructor of the year
and recognised world wide qualifications.

Wing
Chun Kung Fu School

BCCMA Accredited.
Classes on Tuesday from 7.30-9.00pm at Parkfield Dance Centre, New
Moston, and on Thursdays at 7.30-9.30pm St John Bosco’s Church Hall,
Blackley.
Soon to open a class in the East Manchester area – possibly Clayton.
Wing Chun is an excellent method of self defence, suitable for women
as well as men. Ages from 15 yrs and above only.Members of British
Council for Chinese Martial Arts.
Email: chingwu@ntlworld.com. Mobile: 07929 130 639. Phone/Fax: 0161-281
0241.

Withington
Karate Group

Withington Pool & Fitness Centre, Burton Road, Withington, Manchester
M20.
Tel: 0161-445 1046.


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