Posts Tagged ‘JCIT’

Self-defence with Maidstone Grammar School for Girls

Posted on: January 16th, 2018 by David Finch

We are delighted to be working with Maidstone Grammar School for Girls this year, delivering self-defence P.E. lessons to year 11.

The classes got off to a fantastic start today and will continue for the next 3-mths working on everything from basic self-defence principles, basic strikes and some fun fitness.  Well done ladies!

March Grading – tag-testing

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 by David Finch

Tag-testing commencing Monday, 27th February onwards

The first Grading day of 2017 is fast upon us and I am so excited to see you all work so hard towards your next goal, whatever that may be.

The first Grading for 2017 is:





Sunday, 19th March 2017 (Simon Langton Boys School, Canterbury)

  • Mighty Matts: 0930hrs
  • Juniors & Adults: 1015hrs
  • Panel Grading (Red-Stripe & above): 1200hrs

If you have been awarded your black tag you will also be given a letter explaining what you need to do next.  If you have not been awarded your black tag you have no need to worry.  There is no rush and everyone progresses at different speeds.

Welcome back

Posted on: January 4th, 2017 by David Finch

Welcome back and Happy New Year to you all. I hope that you had a wonderful time with family & friends and are well-rested.

All MF Kent classes are fully up and running as of today and I am very excited about what 2017 has to offer for you all. Our school club work will commence from Monday, 9th January.

The 2017 diary will be published today in the student login section of this website so please keep and eye out and make note of any dates that may apply.

As usual, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me and I look forward to seeing you all back in class working towards your next goal, whatever they may be.

Best Wishes for 2017

Master Finch

New school opening in Ashford – January, 2017

Posted on: December 14th, 2016 by David Finch

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.

Colour-belt Grading – 11th December

Posted on: November 23rd, 2016 by David Finch

From today we will start tag-testing for the Colour-belt Grading being held on Sunday, 11th December (Canterbury).

For those students who we believe are ready to move up to the next level we will tag them and hand out the information needed for the day and homework.  All forms are available to download from the student login section of the website.

This is the last Grading for 2016 so I am sure it will be an exciting event and a wonderful way to close 2016.  For those students who are not quite ready we will be releasing the 2017 diary very soon so we can work with you to plan your next goal.

Light up the City – charity walk / run

Posted on: October 12th, 2016 by David Finch

Light Up The City 2016

Saturday, 22nd October 2016

Dane John Gardens, Canterbury

We are delighted to once again be supporting Pilgrims Hospices and their “Light Up The City” event this year.

This is an utterly unique charity event taking in the sights and sounds of Canterbury at night and this will be the 4th year that the MF Kent family have helped and supported this event.  Last year the event raised an amazing £20,500 and I am sure we can improve on that.

You can register by clicking here.

This is open to all members of the family, of any age and you can even take your pet on the walk!

  • 3km Walk
  • 5km Run

So dust off your trainers and find something that glows and come and join this hugely popular and fun event!

See you there!

Master Finch

Sunday, 2nd Oct – Canterbury & Chilham Classes

Posted on: September 20th, 2016 by David Finch


Canterbury & Chilham Classes

Due to the Gradings held on this day there will be no classes in Canterbury & Chilham on Sunday, 2nd October 2016.  Please feel free to attend other classes to make up for the time.

Our Wednesday schedule in Canterbury is as follows:

  • Mighty Matts: 6:00pm
  • Juniors: 6:45pm
  • Adults: 7:30pm

Welcome back

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016 by David Finch

On behalf of the MF Kent Team we hope you have all had a wonderful summer and are making the most of this beautiful weather.

We have now all rested and are eager to return to teaching and working with you all to achieve even more exciting things this year.  All of our classes return to normal from today so be sure to bring lots of energy and smiles! (please note that our Staplehurst & Reculver Schools will remain on their holiday timetables until the start of the school term).

See you all soon!


NEW Mighty Matt DVD

Posted on: July 10th, 2016 by David Finch

NEW Mighty Matt Training DVD – available now!

We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new training DVD just for our Mighty Matt programme.

This DVD is the perfect training for outside of the class – ideal for sharpening thise skills at home or preparing for Gradings and tournaments.

The DVD includes:

  • seperated belts levels
  • each move and drill shown in normal speed and slow motion
  • every single technique demonstrated from white belt – brown stripe badge 3
  • all hand-drills
  • kick-boxing drill in full

To order your copy speak to your Instructor or e-mail us :

(We also have a “White – Black DVD” for our Juniors & Adults)

Staplehurst Classes – Thur, 2nd June

Posted on: May 31st, 2016 by David Finch

Due to the school holidays our classes will run as follows on Thursday, 2nd June 2016:

Staplehurst Village Centre (North Hall)

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

See you all soon!

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