Posts Tagged ‘Matt Fiddes Kent’

“International Master Class” – Black Belt Training

Posted on: June 14th, 2021 by David Finch

IMC – “International Master Class”

~ 5hrs of Black Belt Training ~

We are very excited to tell you about some new BLACK BELT ONLY national training events. These are unique training events for all student and Instructors who are 1st Degree & above from all over the UK and Australia. At these events you will get the chance to train with the best and highest ranked students and Instructors and learn from some of the most qualified people in their field.

AIM:

1. To create a Black Belt community across the globe

2. To improve the learning and understanding of all Black Belts

3. To offer a new and challenging pathway for all Black Belts

4. To be a constant reminder to us all that we are all students5. To share and experience some of the best Instructors the Martial Arts community has to offer.

The following dates have been booked (spaces are limited):

  • 19th September (Swindon) – 50 spaces
  • 27th November (Warrington) – 28 spaces

More events for 2022 will be released soon!

COST:

  • 1 x student: £49.00 (£69 if booked less than 1-week before event)
  • Family membership: +£30.00 per person

To pay for your space(s) simply:

  1. Go to our online shop: www.mattfiddeskent.com
  2. Select “IMC”
  3. Choose your event
  4. Once you have paid you will be sent a link to book your space

You will also be able to purchase some exclusive IMC clothing.

If you have any questions do let me know and remember, if you are a 1st Degree Black Belt & above – the IMC is for you!

Master Finch

Safeguarding Code Award

Posted on: March 18th, 2021 by MFKent

MF Kent has been awarded the “Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts”.

Achieving the Safeguarding Code, demonstrates our commitment to upholding our duty-of-care to the community and young people and recognises us as a martial arts provider that has reached and effectively maintained good safeguarding standards.


Developed in consultation with Sport England, representatives from martial arts governing bodies, and leading safeguarding experts, the Code is funded by the National Lottery and was launched by the Sports Minister in 2018.

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

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

 

Summer shut-down

Posted on: July 1st, 2019 by David Finch

SUMMER SHUT-DOWN

As usual, we will be taking a well-deserved break during the summer.  There will be no classes during the following week:

19th – 25th August (inclusive)

Throughout the rest of the summer holiday all classes will run as normal.

 

 

STAPLEHURST CLASSES

All Staplehurst classes will run as per our normal school holiday timetable:

DATES: 25th July – 29th August (no classes 22nd Aug)

VENUE: Staplehurst Village Centre, North Hall

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

2019 International Championships – ENTER NOW

Posted on: July 1st, 2019 by David Finch

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

Canterbury – Sunday classes

Posted on: April 30th, 2019 by David Finch

Every year at this time the school enter into their exam period for their students.  Consequently, the Sunday classes will move to the main school hall (entry through the main reception doors) until the end of June.

Class times will remain the same.

Regards

Master Finch

Staplehurst – 11th & 18th April

Posted on: April 10th, 2019 by David Finch

As we are into the school holidays, as usual our classes move to the Village Centre (North Hall):

  • Mighty Matts & Juniors: 4:00pm
  • Seniors: 4:45pm
  • Black Belt class: 5:30pm

See you there!

Championship Training – 14th April

Posted on: April 8th, 2019 by David Finch

The next Championship training session is fast approaching.  Here are the details as a reminder:

  • Sunday, 14th April
  • 10:00 – 12:00pm
  • Chaucer Technology School, Canterbury
  • £5.00 per person

See you soon – South East Championship; 19th May 2019

If you have not done so already please send in your Championship Application Forms asap to Master James.

All students, families and friends are welcome to come along and support.

Easter week timetable

Posted on: March 27th, 2019 by David Finch

Please see below our timetable for the Easter weekend.

  • 16th April: no classes in Ashford
  • 17th April: classes as normal in Canterbury
  • 18th April: classes as normal in Staplehurst (Village Centre – holidays times)
  • 19th April: no classes in Maidstone
  • 20th April: classes as normal in Broomfield (no classes on 13th April)
  • 21st April: no classes in Canterbury

All other classes before and after the Easter weekend are as normal.

 

 

STAPLEHURST CLASSES

11th & 18th April: Staplehurst Village Centre (North Hall)

4:00pm – Mighty Matts & Juniors

4:45pm – Seniors

5:30pm – Black Belt class

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