Martial Arts Academy
WELCOME TO THE ELITE MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY.
Elite Martial Arts Academy is the creation of Chief Instructor, Sensei Keron who took the decision to start up his own club to bring together all the different influences of the martial arts styles he has practised under one roof! That “roof” was Tooting Leisure Centre where he had been a Senior Instructor for a Karate club for 15 years.
CLASSES TO TAKE IN OUR DOJO
GROUP SESSION KIDS
GROUP SESSION ADULTS
I have been training in Karate for over 18 years and have 15 years of experience in other Martial Arts including Kickboxing but always kept Karate close to my heart. When I got my black belt, I went out and studied many different styles to add to my arsenal, often training with Masters on an individual basis, to increase my knowledge and hone my skills in all areas of Martial Arts and self-defence. This is something I still do now to ensure I am constantly improving and moving forward. I like to think of myself as a freestyle Martial artist because of range of different techniques I like to train in. Many years have passed since I first started – but I am still training as a student in Karate as well as Kickboxing, Taekwondo, Jeet Kune Do, Boxing and Hapkido. I also do a lot of fitness and strength training.
WHAT MADE YOU START?
I’ve always wanted to do Martial Arts since the age of 8. It was something you see on the TV and say “that looks so cool; I want to learn how to defend myself like that!” It was an overwhelming passion and desire. But back then my mum couldn’t afford for me to go, so in time I stopped thinking about it but never forgot about Martial Arts completely. Then, when I was 18, someone knocked on the door and asked if I was interested in Karate and I signed up…