TRIBE ONE, LONDON
Headed by Coach Lee Aylett: “I formed the organization that we named ‘Progressive Martial Art Initiatives’ or Tribe One where I took up the position of Development Director and helped to pioneer MMA in the UK.”
20 years on and I’ve had the privilege of helping hundreds of people reach a variety goals inside and outside of the cage and witness them transform their lives through the pursuit of Mixed Martial Arts.
The concept of Full Contact Performance was born around 5 years ago when they were helping each other to train for fights and competitions on a daily basis and struggled to find any facility which taught realistic Martial Arts without having to travel as far as Huddersfield, Manchester or Liverpool.
MMA ACADEMY, LIVERPOOL
At the MMA Academy, you will never be thrown in at the deep end. As a school that takes martial arts very seriously, you will start at the grass roots level to build the skill required before even throwing a punch at another person (this can be very daunting for some people). Although, sparring is not compulsory, as many people just train for fitness purposes, which brings us to our first set of classes:
With a local affinity for combat sports, it is perhaps unsurprising that a place like the Griphouse came into being. Founded in 2005 by Guy Ramsey and Paul Mcveigh the Griphouse was established to give those with an interest in combat sports a venue where they could go and receive the highest level of coaching in a host of reality based martial arts.
STRAIGHT BLAST GYM
Our curriculum includes Martial Arts such as Gi/NoGi Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Striking, Wrestling, Judo, Kickboxing as well as softer activities such as Yoga, Strength & Conditioning and Movement classes.
Being a part of SBG Belfast’s community also makes you a part of a larger global community of Straight Blast Gym International.