Posts Tagged ‘Master Finch’

South-East Championships – 26th April 2020

Posted on: January 6th, 2020 by David Finch

South-East Championships – Burgess Hill

26th April 2020

On-line registration is now open for the 2020 South-East Championships to be held in Burgess Hill.  To register simply click here.

15% DISCOUNT if you register in January!

As well as all the usual exciting categories there are one or two small changes:

  • There is no wave-master category for Mighty Matts
  • Instead there is a 5 x Kick combo category
  • There are hand-drill categories for ALL BELT LEVELS
  • There are more sparring categories

Watch out for training dates and in the meantime be sure to enter in January to receive your 15% discount!

Happy New Year & welcome back

Posted on: January 5th, 2020 by David Finch

Happy New Year to you all!  I hope you managed to have a good rest and spend some valuable time with family and friends.  2020 is going to be an exciting year for everyone so I hope you are all ready!

Classes re-start this evening in Canterbury and as normal across our other locations this week (Ashford will re-start on Tuesday, 14th Jan).

We look forward to seeing you all soon and seeing what the new year brings!

Instructor & Junior Instructor Session – 10th Nov

Posted on: October 7th, 2019 by David Finch

Training with Grandmaster Murphy & Master Fiddes

Sunday, 10th November 2019

St Joseph’s Catholic College, Swindon

We would like to invite all of our Instructors & Juniors Instructors (aged 13yrs & above) to a unique morning of training with Grandmaster Murphy, Master Fiddes and our colleagues from Australia.

This session is open to all Instructors and Junior Instructors aged 13yrs & above.

Here are the details:

*Sunday, 10th November 2019

 * St Joseph’s Catholic College, Swindon

 Time:                 

  • 0900hrs                –              registration
  • 0930hrs                –              line-up & welcome
  • 1300hrs                –              end of training

Bring:   

  • Full uniform
  • Sparring kit
  • Grading book

Registration:      please send names & belt level to Master Finch (kent@mattfiddes.com) no later than 1st November 2019

NEW VENUE Opening soon – Herne Bay

Posted on: August 6th, 2019 by David Finch

OPENING 3rd SEPTEMBER

We are delighted to announce the opening of a new location:

Lady of the Sacred Heart Church

Clarence Road

Herne Bay, CT6 8SP

This new location will run every Tuesday and will also include a new FAMILY CLASS for all family members aged 7yrs and above.  The school schedule will be:

Day: Tuesdays

Times: 

  • Mighty Matts – 4:15pm
  • Family – 5:00pm

WOULD YOU LIKE TO ATTEND MORE CLASSES?

If you currently attend 1 X class per week why not take advantage of our other locations and push your learning even further.

From as little as £20/mth extra you could attend 2, 3 or even 4 classes a week!

Please e-mail us or speak to us in class to find out what membership you have and how to attend more classes per week.  We can then adjust your direct debit from September onward.

  • If your membership allows 2 classes a week already please feel free to attend our new classes at no extra cost.

Championship training – 11th August

Posted on: August 5th, 2019 by David Finch
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Date: 11th August 2019

Time: 10:00 – 12:00pm

Venue: Canterbury Primary School, Canterbury

Cost: £5 per person

Please confirm your attendance no later than Thursday so that we can confirm the venue.

Future training dates:

15th September

27th October

 

CANTERBURY CLASSES – change of venue

Posted on: August 4th, 2019 by David Finch
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Canterbury Classes – CHANGE OF LOCATION

From Sunday, 1st September 2019 all classes in Canterbury will move to The Canterbury Primary School.  This will be a permanent move and we will no longer be using SLGS for Boys for our sessions.  Our last classes at Simon Langton Boys School will be Wednesday, 28th August.

All of our classes will run on the same days and times as they currently do.

NEW VENUE (from 1st September onward):

Canterbury Primary School, City View, Franklyn Road, Canterbury, CT2 8PT – map

Thank you in advance for your patience as we make this move.

Please note that the address on our website and Facebook pages will change at the end of August.

 

Staplehurst summer classes

Posted on: July 23rd, 2019 by David Finch

STAPLEHURST CLASSES – Summer timetable

Please note that as usual all classes are moving to the Staplehurst Village Centre, North Hall at the following times:

  • Mighty Matts & Juniors: 4:00 – 4:45pm
  • Seniors: 4:45 – 5:30pm
  • Black Belt Club: 5:30 – 6:15pm

Please arrive ready to start at those times so the classes are not disrupted with late arrivals.

This timetable will run as follows:

  • 25th July – 29th August (no classes 22nd August)

See you soon!

July – Championship Training

Posted on: July 16th, 2019 by David Finch

The next Championship Training session is fast approaching, all in preparation for the International Championships on the 9th of November in Bath.

PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE.

There are a few families away on holiday so please do confirm your attendance before Wednesday, 17th July.

The next training sessions are:

  • 11th August
  • 15th September
  • 27th October

 

2019 International Championships – ENTER NOW

Posted on: July 1st, 2019 by David Finch
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2019 International Championships

Saturday, 9th November 2019

Bath University, BA2 7AY

Entries are now open for the 2019 International Championships in Bath.  All entries must be made online and if you enter before the 31st August you will receive a FREE MF Championship t-shirt.

Enter online here.

 

 

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP TRAINING DATES (10:00 – 12:00pm):

  • 21st July
  • 11th August
  • 15th September
  • 27th October

Prison Island – student & family challenge

Posted on: June 2nd, 2019 by David Finch
Prison escape

We would like to invite all our students (7yrs & above) and families to an afternoon of fun & teamwork at The Prison Island in Maidstone.

  • Do you like a challenge?
  • Do you like working in a team?
  • Children – do you think you can beat the adults?
  • Who has both physical & mental skills?

Here is some information about the centre: Prison Island

You can enter as a team of 3 or 4 or if you are coming on your own we will put together a team for you.  Each team competes against one another to see who can solve the most challenges in an hour.  Parents, are you feeling brave enough to take on the children?

The plan for the day is:

  • Saturday, 20th July 2019
  • Prison Island, Maidstone
  • 4:00 – 5:00pm
  • Under 16yrs: £15.00
  • 16yrs & over: £22.50

For those interested we would like to suggest going for some food after.  Please let us know if you are interested in eating after so that we can book a suitable restaurant.

To book your space(s):

  1. e-mail or speak to your Instructor in class
  2. we will only confirm your space(s) once you have paid in full
  3. arrange your own team or let us know if you would like us to sort this
  4. give yourself a team name (if applicable)
  5. Let us know if you would like to come for food after

We have currently reserved only 20 spaces which we predict will go quickly!

SOUTH-EAST CHAMPIONSHIPS:

26th April 2020

Sign-up in Jan = 15% discount

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