Welcome to Derbyshire Kickboxing

The first steps are often the hardest to take, but are the most rewarding. At Derbyshire Kickboxing we strive to provide the best instruction around where:

You Will

  • Practice in a safe and welcoming environment
  • Be taught by a fully qualified black belt instructor
  • Learn realistic self defense
  • Meet like minded people
  • Have full support and encouragement from the coaching team
  • Improve flexibility and general fitness
You Will Not

  • Be put at risk
  • Be forced to fight (ever!)
  • Be singled out from the rest of the group
  • Do the same class twice
  • Get bored with repetitive exercises
  • Be made to do anything you are not comfortable with
Providing the best quality kickboxing training for all ages and fitness levels in the Derbyshire area. We recognise everyone’s reasons for starting martial arts vary.

We aim to deliver a wide variety in the classes, improving fitness, self-confidence, flexibility, and realistic self-defence. Most classes concentrate on the non-contact elements of the sport, but exposure to sparring and competitions is available if desired.

Reviews from our Members

Carolyn Wood
Thursday, June 6th, 2019 at 9:34pm

my balance stamina and confidence have improved. Nice group great teachers.

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John Joe Preston
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at 9:05pm

Amazing ppl very welcoming everybody I’ve met are more than happy to show and help you along your journey all instructors are so easy to talk too and very professional highly recommend any age πŸ₯Š

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Adam Sharman
Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 12:04am

If you have never tried kickboxing. Then give it a go you get a free trial lesson to see if you like it and there is no pressure. The members of pka make you feel so welcome and help you every step of the way....

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Thomas Seaton
Friday, February 3rd, 2017 at 11:36am
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Emma Jane Musson
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 at 12:33am

I started kickboxing to get back into some exercise! I wasn't sure at first but once I had a go I knew I needed to do this! I have loved every bit since! I would recommend anyone joining- for exercise - for greats friends and...

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Gemma Goodwin
Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at 2:39pm

Fantastic class, great way to keep fit and gain a new skill at the same time. People are great and the instructors really do go the extra mile to make every class filled with material and fun

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Elise Peet
Monday, January 18th, 2016 at 8:41pm

Since starting kickboxing 2 years ago, my fitness levels have increased hugely, and I've now reached my purple belt. It's a fantastic sport, and there isn't a better club to learn it with than Derbyshire Kickboxing. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming, you feel right...

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Tracey Garnham
Monday, January 18th, 2016 at 8:17pm

Great fun, great atmosphere, great people who make you feel welcome

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Derbyshire Kickboxing

Derbyshire Kickboxing is a division of the Professional Kickboxing Association (PKA) operating classes for all abilities in the Derbyshire area.
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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, July 14th, 2019 at 8:40pm

What an amazing day! 82 belts grading for across all the Derbyshire Kickboxing clubs to the PKA national standard - fantastic levels of skill,, hard work and commitment shown across all the sessions. Special thanks go out to the coaching and instructing team Melissa Osborne,...

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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, July 7th, 2019 at 10:17pm

Applications are now closed and confirmed timings for the grading exam taking place at Belper Leisure Centre on Sunday 14th July are below.

If you are unsure which session is applicable to you, please confirm with your instructor.

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Derbyshire KickboxingThursday, June 13th, 2019 at 11:57pm

After a few requests across the clubs last summer, we have added training shorts in to Derbyshire Kickboxing's official uniform!

These are custom printed and made of the same material as the cooltex tshirts for comfort and quick drying - cost is...

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Derbyshire KickboxingSaturday, May 18th, 2019 at 8:26pm

Last one from an amazing day πŸ‘

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Derbyshire KickboxingSaturday, May 18th, 2019 at 8:21pm

And a video πŸ˜€πŸ’ͺ

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Derbyshire Kickboxing is with Tracey Garnham and 7 others.Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 8:19pm

Some more pictures from today πŸ‘πŸ˜€

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Derbyshire KickboxingSaturday, May 18th, 2019 at 8:12pm

What a fantastic day learning the samurai sword with Megan Abel followed by advanced flexibility stretching πŸ‘ thanks to everyone who came along and especially Megan for passing on some of her amazing knowledge πŸ˜€πŸ’ͺ

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Derbyshire KickboxingFriday, May 17th, 2019 at 8:05am

Spent my evening getting the swords ready for the Megan Abel sword and flexibility seminar tomorrow at Heanor - can’t wait! πŸ‘πŸ˜€πŸ’ͺ

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Derbyshire Kickboxing is with Megan Abel.Sunday, April 21st, 2019 at 10:35pm

Quick reminder that the deadline for the Megan Abel sword and advanced flexibility seminar is 8th May to give time for the swords to be ordered and you to take home and keep practicing πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€ see your instructor for more details

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Derbyshire KickboxingSaturday, April 13th, 2019 at 5:25pm

Wow! What amazing day for Derbsyhire Kickboxing! 47 competitiors came together from across all our clubs and joined those from our sister clubs in KickboxUK for a fantastic day of sparring at our Afreton club - lots of very well deserved medals plus a great...

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Derbyshire KickboxingSaturday, April 13th, 2019 at 6:15am

Good luck to everyone taking the step out of the normal classes and on to the mats to compete at today’s interclub tournament at Alfreton πŸ‘ you’ll do amazing! πŸ˜€πŸ’ͺ

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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, March 31st, 2019 at 10:20am

Happy Mother’s Day Everyone πŸŽ‰πŸ’
Don’t forget deadline for fighter entry at the Interclub is midday Saturday 6th April - please ensure your application is with your instructor by this time πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€