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British Championships – 10th November

Posted on: October 5th, 2018 by David Finch
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BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

10th November 2018

Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon

Now is the time to increase our training so that we are ready for the British Championships.  This is a really exciting day and is open to all ages and levels from Purple Belt and above:

  • Hand-drills
  • Wavemaster & flying side-kick (Mighty Matts only)
  • Forms (single & pairs)
  • Kick-boxing drill
  • Extreme kicking combo (single and pairs)
  • Sparring

IMPORTANT:

If you would like to be part of the MF Kent Team please speak to an Instructor.  We must have your application form so that we can make your training more specific for the big day and we know what to focus on.

CHAMPIONSHIP APPLICATION FORM = CHAMPIONSHIP TRAINING

 

International Master Class II – 28th Oct 2018

Posted on: September 18th, 2018 by David Finch

International Master Class (IMC) – II

“A day of Black Belt Excellence”

Sunday, 28th Oct 2018

Sir Bernard Lovell Academy, Bristol, BS30 8TS (10:00 – 5:00pm)

We are delighted to announce the second IMC event to be held in Bristol.  This permanent fixture in the Matt Fiddes Martial Arts calendar will be hosted by Grandmaster Murphy, Master Fiddes & Master Finch and is open to:

  • MF students & Instructors
  • Black Belt Only (1st Dan & above only)
  • 11yrs& above only

For more details and the application form you can either:

  1. Download the poster & application form from the student login section of this website
  2. E-mail IMC@mattfiddes.comces

TICKET PRICE: 50% discount for additional family members

Normal ticket price: £79 (1st Oct – 17th Oct)

Early-bird special: £59 (17th – 30th Sept)

Late fee: £99 (18th Oct – 25th Oct)

Spaces will be limited so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment and take advantage of the early-bird entry fee.  This will be an opportunity to train with and learn from some of the best Black Belts in the organisation.

International Master Class (IMC) – July

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 by David Finch
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International Master Class (IMC)

“A day of Black Belt Excellence”

Sunday, 8th July 2018

St Joseph’s Catholic College, Swindon (10:00 – 5:00pm)

 

 

 

We are delighted to announce the inaugural IMC event to be held in Swindon.  This permanent fixture in the Matt Fiddes Martial Arts calendar will be hosted by Grandmaster Murphy, Master Fiddes & Master Finch and is open to:

  • MF students & Instructors
  • Black Belt Only (1st Dan & above only)
  • 12yrs & above only

For more details and the application form you can either:

  1. Download the poster & application form from the student login section of this website
  2. E-mail IMC@mattfiddes.com

Spaces will be limited so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment and take advantage of the early-bird entry fee.  This will be an opportunity to train with and learn from some of the best Black Belts in the organisation.

Christmas Shut-down dates

Posted on: November 29th, 2017 by David Finch
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Please make a note of the following shut-down dates for all of our class. During these dates there will be no classes running; 22nd Dec ~ 1st Jan (incl.)

Last classes of 2017

  • Canterbury last class: 20th Dec
  • Herne last class: 16th Dec
  • Maidstone last class: 15th Dec
  • Staplehurst last class: 21st Dec*
  • Ashford last class: 19th Dec

 

 

 

*This class will run from the Staplehurst Village Centre (North Hall):

  • Mighty Matts & Juniors: 4:00pm
  • Seniors: 4:45pm
  • Weapons: 5:30pm

All classes will resume as normal from Tuesday, 2nd January onwards.

Happy holidays!

 

Fundraising training seminars

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by David Finch
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Fundraising Seminar

Simon Langton Boys School, Canterbury (10:00-11:15am)

9th & 30th July 

Come and learn from 2 British Champions and help raise money towards sending a team to the World Martial Arts Games in September.

Charlie & Emily, both multiple British Champions, have been selected for the MF WTF Team to go the World Martial Arts Games in September. Each of them has a target of raising £250 towards a team target of £10000.

Under the supervision of Master Finch, Charlie & Emily will be running 2 fundraising seminars in July. They will be covering lots of syllabus training from White Belt – Deputy Black all Black Belts welcome!).

Come and learn, have fun and help raise funds to send them both to this amazing opportunity.

Cost: £5 per person (all proceeds go towards their target)

TO BOOK: e-mail Master Finch kent@mattfiddes.com

ALL AGE GROUPS WELCOME

New school opening in Ashford – January, 2017

Posted on: December 14th, 2016 by David Finch
Ashford Oaks

We are delighted to announce the opening of a brand new school in Ashford, Kent.  As part of our MF Kent family we are delighted to be teaching from Ashford Oaks Primary School who are also very excited.  As part of this we will be working very closely with the school to share the benefits of Martial Arts within the community.

At this location we will be teaching every Tuesday:

Mighty Matts (3-6yrs): 5:00pm

Family (7yrs+): 5:45pm

There will be an OPEN EVENING on Tuesday, 10th January and we hope as many of you as possible will be able to join us for our launch night.

Seminar with Bill “Superfoot” Wallace

Posted on: April 14th, 2015 by David Finch

Sunday, 17th May 2015 – Swindon (new venue!)

Bill “Superfoot” Wallace

This is your chance to learn from and watch one of the most successful competition and exhibition Martial Artists and charismatic Instructors in the world.

We have pre-booked 12 spaces for MF Kent students and this event will fill fast.

Simply contact me to book your place: kent@mattfiddes.com

Master Finch 

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Maidstone student wins another award

Posted on: July 11th, 2013 by David Finch

CONGRATULATIONS to Edward Carter from Maidstone who has won another award for his hard work and dedication.

It is the Try Angle Award for outstanding achievement in sport or outdoor activities.  Try Angle has been going for 19 years and started in Thanet.  it is now county wide with four areas north, south, east and west. Edward was under West Kent and the youngest to win there this year.

Edward is truly a role model both in and out of the Martial Arts class.

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Sparring Seminar

Posted on: July 2nd, 2013 by David Finch

This special sparring seminar is being organised in conjunction with MF Bexleyheath and is being taught by Master Finch.

Saturday, 6th July 2013

12:15 – 2:15pm

Changes Health Club, Bexleyheath, Kent

The 2 hour seminar will include:
– competition sparring techniques
– sparring drills
– footwork & attacking combinations
– & more!

Cost: £25.00

To book your space please e-mail: kent@mattfiddes.com

THERE ARE ONLY 20 PLACES AVAILABLE so book early!

Master-class with Mr Cox

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013 by David Finch

Sunday, 3rd March 2013

After the huge excitement at last year’s gradings and Master-classes with Mr Cox we are very pleased to announce that he is returning in March.

Following on from each colourbelt grading Mr Cox from Swindon will be running a special class (Master-class) which is open to every student whether they are grading or not.  Please note that these special classes will replace the normal classes in Chilham and Canterbury for that day only.

Here are the times:

Mighty Matt Master-class: 10:45am

Junior & Adult Master-class: 12:30pm

Leadership Masterclass: 1:15pm

 

Everything will be held at Simon Langton Boys School (Sports Centre), CT4 7AS.

 

REMEMBER:

– Master-classes open to all students from all MF Kent Schools (whether grading or not)

– Master-classes will replace the normal classes held in Chilham & Canterbury for that day only

See you all there for a very exciting day!

 

Master Finch

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