CHILDREN'S CLASSES​

With many years of teaching experience we have found that the children learn best in specific classes tailored for each age group. We split our children’s classes into 5 age groups.

EXPERIENCE | ACHIEVE | EXCEL

Whether you are looking for health and well-being, realistic and effective self-defence, getting fit in the form of a new sporting hobby or a fun, character-building work out for your kids, Exeter Martial Arts has classes for you. 

 

Come and try one or a selection of classes - all under one roof. The perfect way to cross-train and effectively use your time. Please, see below for more details on our classes and session times!

TRADITIONAL MARTIAL ARTS

Here at Exeter Martial Arts (EMA) we pride ourselves as being the premier Traditional Martial Arts dojo in the South West.
Our traditional Martial Arts stemmed from ancient Japan and have been passed down through many generations of martial artists. As well as their rich history they are still very relevant to us today, not only as fantastic self defence but also as a great way of building fitness and wellbeing.

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BOXING

Boxing, termed the sweet science by Muhammad Ali is a martial art and combat sport in which two

people throw punches at each other with gloved hands.

FITNESS & STRENGTH

Bored of a standard gym workout involving machines and treadmills? Want to try something new?

Stretch your fitness boundaries with this excellent fitness class.

TAI CHI & QI GONG

Tai Chi is a martial art originating in ancient China. The ultimate goal is to combine hard and soft movements to produce a great effect with minimum effort.

LITTLE LIONS (5-6)

Our teaching programme focuses on a number of - what we deem to be – important concepts, such as discipline, respect, focus, co-ordination, fitness, and many more.

WRESTLING

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

PAD BLAST

Like punching and kicking? Want to improve your cardio? Try our Pad Blast session to improve your fitness while gradually honing your striking technique!

LION CUBS (3-4)

We pride ourselves on our children’s classes and the values and principles we pass on to the kids. For us, martial arts training is more than learning how to physically defend yourself.

JUNIOR JIU JITSU (7-11)

In these classes, we teach Japanese jiu jitsu, a battlefield martial art used in feudal Japan, which has become one of the most effective self-defence systems in the world.

CADETS JIU JITSU (11-15)

Our Cadets classes are tailored for 11-15 year olds.  At this age the classes focus strongly on self defence skills- which we feel are a crucial life skill as children become more independent.

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WRESTLING

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

COMBAT SPORTS

At Exeter Martial Arts we have probably the largest selection of combat sports under one roof in the south west

HEALTH & FITNESS

We like to provide an holistic approach to health and wellbeing. Our classes range in intensity from
our gentle Tai Chi class, through to our challenging Strength and conditioning class

JIU JITSU

Jiu Jitsu is a traditional Japanese martial art which relies on technique rather than strength to defend against one or multiple opponents of any size, weight, and gender.

KOBUJUTSU

Okinawan Kobujutsu refers to the weapon system of the Okinawan arts, including the 6-foot staff Rokushakubo), dagger-shaped truncheon (Sai), among others.

KENJUTSU

Kenjutsu (literally translated means ‘sword art’) teaches techniques that entail the use of bladed weapons.

We train in the Kaze Arashi Ryu style of Kenjutsu.

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, often likened to human chess, is as much a battle of wits as it is a battle of the bodies - techniques rely on leverage.

JTX KICK BOXING

Kick Boxing is a hybrid combat sport which draws on techniques from several preceding martial arts and combat sports, such as Karate, Muay Thai, Savate, Western Boxing,

JUNIOR BJJ (5-11)

Our sessions are fun and dynamic but also focus on respectful behaviour, discipline, and always reinforce the idea that continuous effort reaps rewards.

CADETS BJJ (11-15)

Cadets Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is for 11-15 year olds. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a competitive sport martial arts, similar to wrestling and judo.

JUDO

Judo is a great combat sport with a high popularity status across the globe. It has achieved Olympic

recognition and become one of the most popular martial arts in the world!

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS

(MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows a wide variety of fighting techniques and skills, from a mixture of martial arts - traditional and combat sports

MUAY THAI

Muay Thai, also known as the science of eight limbs, is a martial art originating in Thailand which focuses on the use of fists and feet as well as elbows and knees.

BOXING

Boxing, termed the sweet science by Muhammad Ali is a martial art and combat sport in which two

people throw punches at each other with gloved hands.

WRESTLING

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

CADETS JIU JITSU (11-15)

Our Cadets classes are tailored for 11-15 year olds.  At this age the classes focus strongly on self defence skills- which we feel are a crucial life skill as children become more independent.

CACADETSKICKBOXING / MMA STRIKING

 

again this brings with it the option of competition but also all the benefits of fitness, coordination and confidence.

TESTIMONIALS​

The Life Skill

The Life Skill 

A few weeks ago, I shared this post on our social media talking about the how we believe martial arts is a mandatory life skill the same as swimming for all kids. In everyone’s lifetime at some point they are going to face the threat of physical violence and being able to cope / overcome a bully just in the same way as being able to enter water without fear or dread is so important. Here is the post in case you missed it.  The post was aimed at parents and children but the great thing about social media and martial arts is that it can be shared and its value is applicable to all. A few days after I posted it, I had message from one of my adult students he has been training for just under 50 classes."Last weekend I was involved in some road rage. A guy sped up and pulled up in front of me, blocked me in, got out and shouted through my window and threatened to pull me out. For first time in my life, I was able to keep calm in a possibly violent situation. I looked him in the eyes and spoke steadily and politely and he just backed off. I'm not saying I could have defended myself, but it was great to think clearly under pressure and possible attack. Martial arts give you confidence but more it grounds you. " This was so great to read. A lot of people think martial arts are only about being able to react physically to a threat. This is only part of the story.  The confidence and self-assuredness it gives also helps you be able to talk people down, stopping potential violence knowing that if things to get physical you have the tools to look after yourself. Hope you have a great rest of day 😊​

Henry loses 20kg in just 4 months by just training at EMA

Henry loses 20kg in just 4 months by just training at EMA 

Just wanted to share with you all, how proud of this young man we are at EMA. Henry is a Hong Kong native who came to Exeter to Study Mechanical Engineering at the University in the autumn joining us in November. At that time, he weighed 96kg and was pretty unfit by his own account. Henry dived straight into the EMA culture training on our unlimited package, with the benefit of student discount. Now some 4 months later he has shed 20kg and now weighs an amazing 76kg. He trains in Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing, BJJ, Boxing and Japanese sword and in that 4-month period he has achieved his first gradings/belt tests in Jiu Jitsu, Sword and Kickboxing.  Plus, last weekend he had his first boxing match also raising money for Cancer research in our partnership with UWCB (Ultra white-collar boxing). The guy is a complete inspiration and is testament to what you can achieve if you surround yourself with the right team. Looking forward to seeing his progression.   

Full-time Apprenticeship at Exeter Martial Arts

Full-time Apprenticeship at Exeter Martial Arts 

Are You - Passionate, Motivated, Organised, and Great with People…? Are you excited about health, fitness and personal improvement...? Do you want to work with enthusiastic people between 3 and 83 years old in a local Exeter based business…? If you ever dreamed about what it would be like to work in a Martial Arts Academy enriching people’s lives, allowing them to achieve their personal fitness goals while improving their wellbeing; then you may have stumbled upon the job opportunity of a lifetime. Here’s why…Exeter Martial Arts is one of the largest and most successful Martial Arts Academy’s in the southwest with a gold standard instructor team and a large and growing client base. We have a unique opportunity for a Passionate, Motivated, Organised, Client Focused Superstar to join our team. Our children's martial arts coaching team is expanding and we are looking for an enthusiastic people person to join it as an apprentice, teaching children from the ages of 3-15 years. No martial arts/ fitness knowledge is required as this would be learned on the job at Exeter Martial Arts. We work in collaboration with Exeter College where as part of your qualification you would work towards a NVQ in either Community Activator Coach or Personal Trainer Apprenticeship. If you’d like to be part of a creative, fast paced environment that will bring out the very best in you; we’d like to hear from you… Email helenexeterma@gmail.com for more details. We will be interviewing prospective candidates soon! Best of luck The EMA team 

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COMBAT SPORTS

At Exeter Martial Arts we have probably the largest selection of combat sports under one roof in the south west

HEALTH & FITNESS

We like to provide an holistic approach to health and wellbeing. Our classes range in intensity from
our gentle Tai Chi class, through to our challenging Strength and conditioning class

JIU JITSU

Jiu Jitsu is a traditional Japanese martial art which relies on technique rather than strength to defend against one or multiple opponents of any size, weight, and gender.

KENJUTSU

Kenjutsu (literally translated means ‘sword art’) teaches techniques that entail the use of bladed weapons.

We train in the Kaze Arashi Ryu style of Kenjutsu.

JTX KICK BOXING

Kick Boxing is a hybrid combat sport which draws on techniques from several preceding martial arts and combat sports, such as Karate, Muay Thai, Savate, Western Boxing,

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS

(MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows a wide variety of fighting techniques and skills, from a mixture of martial arts - traditional and combat sports

KOBUJUTSU

Okinawan Kobujutsu refers to the weapon system of the Okinawan arts, including the 6-foot staff Rokushakubo), dagger-shaped truncheon (Sai), among others.

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, often likened to human chess, is as much a battle of wits as it is a battle of the bodies - techniques rely on leverage.

JUDO

Judo is a great combat sport with a high popularity status across the globe. It has achieved Olympic

recognition and become one of the most popular martial arts in the world!

MUAY THAI

Muay Thai, also known as the science of eight limbs, is a martial art originating in Thailand which focuses on the use of fists and feet as well as elbows and knees.

 

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