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 8:34pm

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
Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 11:04pm

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 KickboxingTuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 10:54pm

Check out these charity raffle prizes!! πŸŽ‰
🌟 Nintendo Switch
🌟Apple Watch - Series 3
🌟 Apple Air Pods
🌟 Fitbit Versa
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Massive thanks to Huber UK Temperature Control Limited for...

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Derbyshire KickboxingMonday, December 2nd, 2019 at 4:17pm

This years charity benefiting from the Xmas Party & Awards Night raffle will be Prada-Willi Syndrome Association (www.pwsa.co.uk registered charity No 1155846) chosen by long time supporter of our charity fundraising Paul Wilde whose brother suffers from this rare genetic disorder.

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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, December 1st, 2019 at 10:23am

Deadline to confirm attendance at the Xmas party and Awards Night being held on 14th Dec at The Waterfall in Derby is today 😳 please let your instructor know and don’t miss out πŸŽ‰πŸŽ…

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Derbyshire KickboxingWednesday, November 27th, 2019 at 8:33am

Don’t forget, deadline for the Xmas party and awards night is Sunday 1st Dec - don’t miss out, see your instructor to reserve your place πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸŽ…πŸΎ

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Derbyshire KickboxingMonday, November 25th, 2019 at 11:06pm

What an amazing day yesterday at Derbyshire Kickboxing's last grading exam of the year! 114 belts graded for across the entire PKA syllabus to the national standard with every student from all clubs showing great skill, hard work and determination. Looking forwards to handing out...

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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, November 24th, 2019 at 7:51am

Good luck everyone grading today in the last exam of the year πŸ‘πŸ˜€πŸ’ͺ

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Derbyshire KickboxingMonday, November 18th, 2019 at 4:42pm

Confirmed timings for all confirmed Derbyshire Kickboxing grading students - please check with your instructor if you are unsure which exam time relates to you.

Please ensure you are on time for the start of your exam, if you are late...

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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, November 17th, 2019 at 1:59pm

Xmas party deadline is 1st Dec πŸŽ‰ don’t miss out on our awards party on the 14th Dec at The Waterfall, Derby city centre celebrating another great year for all the Derbyshire Kickboxing clubs πŸ‘πŸŽ…
See your instructor to reserve your ticket

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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, November 10th, 2019 at 11:28am

Please make sure you get your grading application confirmed with your instructor before the deadline of midday Saturday 16th Nov πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€

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Derbyshire KickboxingFriday, November 8th, 2019 at 12:26pm

Due to the severe flooding affecting the Matlock area which has now affected the entrance to Matlock Arc Leisure Centre, we are taking the unfortunate decision to cancel tonight’s Little Tigers class in the interest of everyone’s...

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Derbyshire KickboxingWednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 9:21am

Don’t forget, the deadline for all grading exam applications is Saturday 16th Nov and we can not accept any changes after this date - please make sure your instructors have your application ahead of this date πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€

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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, October 27th, 2019 at 8:05am

Good luck to all Derbyshire Kickboxing students and wider across the PKA who are travelling to the UK’s founding kickboxing gym for their black belt exams today πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€ go show your skills πŸ‘