Posts Tagged ‘Matt Fiddes Martial Arts Staplehurst’

“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

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!

Staplehurst – 4th July

Posted on: July 3rd, 2019 by David Finch

Staplehurst classes – Thursday, 4th July

Due to meeting at the Primary School the following classes will be moved to the Village Centre, North Hall:

Mighty Matts – 5:00pm

Junior – 5:30pm

These classes will run at the same time as they would if we were at the Primary School.

The Senior class (6:30pm) and Black Belt class (7:30pm) will run from the Primary School as normal (in the Infant Hall not the Junior Hall).

 

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

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!

Tag-testing starts soon

Posted on: March 3rd, 2019 by David Finch

In preparation for the upcoming Gradings we will start tag-testing for all students from Sunday, 3rd March onward.

For your diaries:

GRADING DAY: 24th March 2019 (Canterbury)

  • Mighty Matts: 0930hrs
  • Juniors & Adults: 1015hrs
  • Panel Grading: 1200hrs

As always, there is never any rush and we will only tag students when we believe the time is right and they are confident and ready to be put forward.  The next available colour-belt Grading Day is Sunday, 16th June.

Staplehurst – summer holidays

Posted on: July 22nd, 2018 by David Finch

As usual during the school holidays we move all classes to the Village Centre.  Please note, this holiday the classes will run from the South Hall.

Our usual holiday timetable applies:

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

Summer shut-down: there will be no classes on Thursday, 16th August due to our summer shut-down that week.

See you soon and bring plenty of water.

Summer Shut-down

Posted on: June 29th, 2018 by David Finch

Each summer we all need a little time to rest, recharge and reflect on what a fantastic year it has been so far.  Please make a note of the summer shut-down this year:

  • 11th August – 19th August

There will be no classes during this period so please feel free to attend any other locations / classes to make up for missed time.  To find out other location days and times please e-mail kent@mattfiddes.com.

It has been a wonderful year so far and you have all worked incredibly hard towards your goals.  Have a good rest, enjoy some wonderful family time and we look forward to seeing you in class soon.

Regards

Master Finch

Grading day – 24th June 2018

Posted on: June 11th, 2018 by David Finch

Sunday, 24th June 2018

Colourbelt & Panel Grading

The next Grading day is just around the corner and our tag-testing is well underway.  Congratulations to those students who have been tagged and if it is not quite your time yet just keep going and it will be worth the wait.

After a small technical glitch the grading forms are now available to download.  Could I ask all parents to read the letter carefully regarding the relevant homework etc and if you have any questions please speak to me in class or e-mail kent@mattfiddes.com (please do not leave it to the night before the grading).

The grading details are:

Chaucer Technology School, Canterbury, CT1 1SU

  • Mighty Matts: 0930hrs
  • Juniors & Adults: 1015hrs
  • Panel Grading: 1200hrs – 1500hrs*

(*this is only for students who are currently red-stripe and above)

Please remember the following:

  • hand in any homework the lesson before the Grading
  • bring along your full uniform and belt (white / black t-shirts only underneath)
  • bring along the application form and fee on the day
  • bring your Grading & Licence Book on the day (white & purple-stripe belts will be issued one on the day – please bring a photo)
  • arrive in plenty of time
  • have fun!

See you soon

Master Finch

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