Our reputation is that of creating a welcoming, family feel about the gym supported by a great team and facility. We love to help people achieve their personal goals and experience something special that will last a lifetime.
This is a grappling art where students wear a tradition ‘Gi’ (a specialised heavy cotton suit), a belt and gum shield. You will learn to manipulate your opponent and their Gi resulting in a submission using various joint locks and chokes. You will study Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) at all levels, progressing through the BJJ belt system under Combat Base UK. Voodoo Gym is also a certified member of the UKBJJA. If you wish to challenge yourself we offer many opportunities to compete locally, nationally and internationally, often under IBJJF rules as well as others.
Thai Boxing and Kick Boxing are striking arts involving punching, kicking, elbow and knee strikes and a certain level of clinch work. We utilise a variety of safety equipment that your coach will advise you upon. These skills are delivered by highly experienced coaches, progressing through the belt system to the ultimate ‘Black Belt’ recognised and recorded on the National Black Belt Register. Voodoo Gym is a member of and verified by the Cobra Martial Arts Association (CMAA). There are opportunities to compete under a variety of rule sets including Muay Thai classes A, B and C, K1 and other Full Contact Kick Boxing rules.
We deliver several children’s classes to suit all possible needs, our focus is for your child to learn, keep fit and active, build confidence and above all to have FUN. For children from 5 to 11 years old we have the Junior classes, and for the over 12 to 15 year old children we have the Cadets classes. All our coaches are First Aid trained and have been subjected to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (was CRB check) to ensure your child’s safety.
With 30 years ago covering a vast array of styles including:
Amanda is a REP’s level 4 Master Personal Trainer, Sports Nutritionist and Kick Boxing Coach (2nd Dan Black Belt) at the Voodoo Gym. For her own personal development she trains in Kick Boxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.