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Get Fighting Fit, Develop Self-Confidence and Learn Life Changing Martial Arts Skills

West Coast Academy of Martial Arts (WCAMA) is a family focused, professionally run Self Defence school.  We teach realistic self-defence, equipping our students with the confidence and the skills to be able to protect themselves in a real life situation.

We provide programs for both children and adults at all fitness and skill levels. We offer both Beginners and Advanced Classes to cater for the varied experience and skill levels within our school.

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Adult Classes

Freestyle Martial Arts (Self-Defense) 16 +


6.15pm – 7.15pm:       (Beginners Class) 

Tuesdays & Thursdays

7.15pm – 8.15pm:       (Beginners Class) 

8.15pm - 9.00pm:     (Fight Club: Invite Only)


8.00am – 9.00am:   (Beginners Class)  

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) 14 +


7.15pm – 8.15pm:       (Blue Belts & Above) 

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6.15pm – 7.15pm:       (Introduction Class) 

***More BJJ Classes Coming Soon Wednesdays & Saturdays***

Our adult program focuses on teaching practical self-defense, while building confidence and fitness to equip our adult’s students to live fitter, safer and happier lives.

Students learn fighting stances, ground fighting, striking, kicks, boxing combinations, protective falling techniques, take-downs, choke escapes, joint lock holds and grab escapes. They will also benefit from developing important skills such as self-discipline, situational awareness and improving fitness and conditioning.

We also run  beginners BJJ and MMA Classes for adults 16+, our program is affiliated with John Will under the Will Machado Jiu Jitsu Banner. The program is taught by our  Academy's Head Instructor Rodney Parkes as he continues to train with his own coaches Paul Marston (Sozokan) and John  Will (Redcat). 

Hear our members experience at WCAMA


Rodney Parkes - Head Instructor


Book Your Free Trial Session

To get started on your first sessions simply enter your details and one of our friendly team will get in touch with you shortly to arrange a time for you to come down to the club for a trial.

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