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, October 20th, 2019 at 6:43pm

Fantastic seminar today from Owen King teaching striking and self defence techniques πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€ thanks to everyone who attended expanding their martial arts knowledge πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€

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Derbyshire KickboxingFriday, October 18th, 2019 at 7:28am

Really excited for Sunday’s seminar with Owen King πŸ‘ (1pm till 4pm at Heanor Leisure Centre) - a few spaces are left so don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn some practical martial arts over 3 hours for only Β£20

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Derbyshire Kickboxing shared a post.Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 at 10:05pm

Wow! What an amazing day at the interclub tournament with over 60 fighters competing from across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Massive thanks to Antony Weston, Oliver Martin, Abbie Weston, Andy Spencer, Stewart Smith, Rachael Smith, David Poole, Jane Musson and Niamh Byrne for helping the day...

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Derbyshire KickboxingMonday, September 9th, 2019 at 10:02pm

Don’t forget, deadline for fighter entries is Saturday 14th Sept - we can not accept any entries after this to ensure we can plan the day properly πŸ‘πŸ˜€πŸ’ͺ

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Derbyshire KickboxingThursday, August 22nd, 2019 at 10:30pm

Please note that the last grading exam of the year has changed date to Sunday 24th November - as usual, please ensure your grading applicaton is with your instructor at least one week before the exam date so the timing of the sessions can be...

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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