Frequently Asked Question’s
What should I wear ?
As a beginner a tracksuit or jogging bottoms, a T-shirt or sweat shirt and a pair of trainers will be suitable.
Will I need to bring anything else ?
A drink, water or a still sports drink and your lesson fee.
Do I need to be fit to start Kickboxing ?
No. Your instructor will tailor your first few lessons to suit your level of fitness. Regular Martial Arts training will rapidly increase fitness and flexibility.
What are lessons like ?
Lessons will vary each week. They will incorporate a work out, stretching, pad work, technical drills and self defence. Sparring is available at most classes for those who wish to fight (after a probationary period).
How much does it cost ?
All lessons (Adult and Children’s) are £30 per month to train once a week.
There are special rates available to students who wish train more than twice per week, pay for classes quarterly or yearly. Please see your Instructor for further details.
The only other initial cost is the License fee which is £39 per year and must be paid by the third lesson.
What level are the classes ?
Lessons are designed to cater for all levels and abilities. Our minimum age requirement is five years old (subject to the instructors discretion).
What other activities do Phoenix Martial Arts offer ?
Our calender is always very full. At club level we hold regular grades, technical courses, squad training sessions, inter-club tournaments and self-defence courses. We also have two association parties each year! The Phoenix squad attends major tournaments on a monthly basis, other selected U.K. events and International competitions.
When do I need equipment and a uniform ?
You will need to buy a uniform after you have taken your first grade. All other equipment can be bought as and when you need it.
Can I take grades ?
Yes. Grades are held three times a year for lower grades and twice a year for our higher grades. We will discuss with you prior to each grading whether you have attained the required standard for the grade.
Do I need to fight ?
No. Sparring is optional within our association. Yes. Grades are held three times a year for lower grades and twice a year for our higher grades. We will discuss with you prior to each grading whether you have attained the required standard for the grade.