We have four main types of martial arts class which cater for all ages and abilities. Our Little Soldiers program, for ages 4–8 year olds, focuses on discipline, fitness and fun and is a great introduction to martial arts. Cadets, for 8–11 year olds, builds on all these aspects giving the children achievable goals to grow their confidence. Our Adults martial arts classes are suitable for ages 12 years and over, and are an excellent way to get fit in a fun and sociable environment. If you prefer to train with other women, our ladies only martial arts classes are an ideal way to exercise, learn self-defence and make some new friends!
Our Classes - Chippenham
Our Ladies Only martial arts classes are a combination of kickboxing and military boot camp styles. They're designed for women wanting to get fit, lose weight and make new friends. We provide a friendly environment for beginners who want to participate in exercise and build their confidence levels by training with other women.
"Confidence, Safety, Independence"
Start Your Journey Today
Come along to our friendly martial arts club and have a chat with our instructors and students. We will talk you through everything and get you training.
Regular training will improve your health, fitness and welbeing.
Your flexibility, strength and toning will increase.
Martial Arts training builds and boosts confidence in children and adults alike.
Protect and defend yourself when needed and read situations to keep safe.
Build strong friendships that last a lifetime.
Most important of all, have a great time.
What Our Students Say
Daniel loves his sessions, new friends and new skills plus a great work out = great fun!
My fitness has improved so much since I started training. I feel much healthier both mentally and physically.
Since starting BMMA, my 2 children have grown in confidence and made tons of friends. They're always smiling from ear to ear whilst training hard. Thank you Jamie for being an inspiring guide.
Meet Your Instructor
Jamie joined the Junior Royal Engineers straight from school at the age of 16, spent four years in British Army on the Rhine – Germany.
He volunteered for and passed the arduous All Arms Commando Course at the age of 22 years old, one of only 17 to pass the course at the first attempt out of an original 60 students, at Commando training centre, Lympstone, Devon.
On completion of his training he was drafted to 59 Independent Commando Squadron Royal Engineers, operating with 3 Commando brigade for 8 years. He made a number of trips to Norway and became a military ski instructor & cold weather warfare instructor, teaching other members of the unit how to live, fight, survive and operate effectively in arctic conditions.
He left in September 2000 and spent 5 years as a ski instructor, in America, teaching all ages and abilities to ski.
Jamie worked extensively as an outdoor activity instructor and Mountain leader in many varied and interesting areas of the U.K and spent 8 years working in the education sector, in both secondary schools and further education establishments; gained Certificate in education - level 5. Most recently teaching students who have a wish to one day join a Military or Emergency service.
Jamie has passed the, notoriously challenging, BMMA L2 Martial arts instructor course and subsequently gained the prestigious Black Belt under Lee Matthews, British Military Martial Arts.
Jamie runs a thriving, ever evolving and growing martial arts school in Wiltshire, he is continually practising martial arts – Kickboxing, boxing, & self-defence techniques.
Do I need to be fit?
No you don't need to be fit to come along. We have all levels of fitness within classes. You will though get a good work out and your fitness level will increase as you train.
Can I try a session to see if I like it?
Yes. In fact we encourage you to come along and try a session for free. We are sure you will enjoy BMMA and get a lot our of it. If you just want to come and watch a session to see if it is for you that is also fine.
Do I need Insurance?
Yes, but we arrange that for your as part of your introductory offer. We will talk you through everything that you need to know and make sure you are fully covered.