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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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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Jane Louise
Saturday, January 9th, 2016 at 6:58pm

Really enjoyed learning the art of kickboxing and have the most amazing time in the process in less than a year I have learnt so much more than I ever expected.

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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 KickboxingSaturday, March 28th, 2020 at 11:04am

See our first weekend challenge - give it a go guys and feel free to share any pictures or videos of you attempting it

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Derbyshire KickboxingThursday, March 26th, 2020 at 6:58pm

Firstly, thanks to everyone for their patience while we’ve been working hard to move our classes online for you.
We will shortly be sending out some information to you about how we will be continuing to deliver classes during our enforced hiatus -...

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Derbyshire KickboxingTuesday, March 24th, 2020 at 10:42am

Just a quick update following the class closures due to covid-19, we have been working hard to move to providing online classes and are in the process finalising these.
This will provide you with 5 online classes to follow per week from across...

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Derbyshire KickboxingSaturday, March 21st, 2020 at 8:45am

After trying so hard to stay open as long as possible and continue delivering great training to all our students with the extra measures we put in place, we must now heed the measures put in place by the government and close our classes for...

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Derbyshire KickboxingTuesday, March 17th, 2020 at 12:08pm

Can all students please check your emails.
We are sending out our phase 2 strategy to help delay the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Whilst this will impact slightly on your training we hope you will appreciate we are taking the health and...

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Derbyshire Kickboxing is at The Crich Glebe Field Centre.Monday, March 16th, 2020 at 6:28pm
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

Ready for the kickboxing taster sessions for Active Crich for Everyone πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€

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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, March 15th, 2020 at 8:31pm

Wow!!! What an amazing day πŸŽ‰ 126 belts taken over 7 exams all the way across the PKA national standard πŸ˜€ great skill, dedication and hard work shown in all the sessions πŸ’ͺ
Special thanks to Mel, Antony, Stewart and Paul of the...

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Derbyshire KickboxingSaturday, March 14th, 2020 at 3:06pm

Instructor Antony sanitising the focus mitts ready for tomorrow’s grading as part of our continued efforts to help keep everyone safe and well πŸ‘ this will also be done tomorrow between the exam sessions πŸ˜€ good luck tomorrow everyone πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€

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Derbyshire KickboxingWednesday, March 11th, 2020 at 7:43pm

The UK situation around Coronavirus is changing daily. The UK government’s response is currently in phase one: containment.

Information on the virus can be found https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

All of our classes will continue to be open and...

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Derbyshire KickboxingTuesday, March 10th, 2020 at 12:08pm

***GRADING EXAM TIMINGS***
Please see below the confirmed timings for the grading exam taking place on Sunday 15th March at Belper Leisure Centre

Please note, late arrivals will not be permitted to start their exam

Please check and...

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Derbyshire KickboxingFriday, March 6th, 2020 at 6:18pm

Don’t forget, pre grading session is being held at Alfreton Leisure Centre tomorrow 9am till 10am πŸ‘πŸ’ͺ

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Derbyshire KickboxingSunday, March 1st, 2020 at 10:24am

Don’t forget, the grading exam entry deadline is this week and we can’t accept any late entries πŸ‘ please ensure your instructor has your completed form, payment, license and has confirmed you are ready for the exam πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ˜€