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posted 5 Sep 2014, 02:46 by John Young

Whats New - Dates for your diary

posted 22 Aug 2014, 03:04 by John Young   [ updated 22 Aug 2014, 03:11 ]

next grading is Sunday 31st of August at the loanhead gym
Little Eagles 12:30pm
Jr Raptors and Cadets 1:30pm
Adults 2:30pm
remember wear your uniform and current Belt 
hand in your grading form asap 
one week to get in your last minutes practice

Free Taster Night
Monday 1st September
come along and try out a class
Existing students bring along family and friends to try the classes out
Kids Kickboxing 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Adult Martial arts 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Bootcamp taster 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm


posted 20 Jun 2014, 07:44 by John Young

Monday 14th july - friday 18th july 2pm - 4pm everyday
A great week of kickboxing action inc sport karate, kickboxing, self defense, super kicking and lots of fun & games
Open to little eagles, jr raptors, cadets and their friends
ONLY £20 for the whole week
20 spaces available so book now to avoid disappointment

Kids Super Kicking Seminar 22nd june

posted 20 Jun 2014, 07:43 by John Young

Sunday 22nd June

Kids Super Kicking Seminar

2pm - 4pm

A great kicking session suitable for all under 16s. Learn how to throw the perfect kick, there are also some awesome jumping kicks to try out.

Only £3 for this super seminar.

Whats on

posted 1 Feb 2013, 03:07 by John Young

Sunday 3rd feb
Little Eagles 12:30pm
Jr Raptors 1:30pm
Adults 2:30pm

WKA Scottish Championships and Qualifiers
Sunday 10th feb
Ravenscraig sports centre
Motherwell ML1 1AD
doors open 9am

Warriors open competition
Sunday 10th March
Bolton - see Coach for details

Rivals Interclub Competition
Sunday 24th March
Rivals School of Martial Arts  
53 Roberts street, wishaw
doors open 9 am
excellent competition for adult and junior novice fighters

Christmas dates

posted 14 Dec 2012, 03:00 by John Young

Merry Christmas and a happy new year

15th dec Christmas party and awards night - pentland roadhouse, loanhead 6:30pm

last class before the holiday will be sat 22nd dec classes start back on monday the 7th of january

Highland Impact

posted 12 Jun 2012, 04:32 by John Young

Massive fight night on the 15th of September, we have John Young fighting in the 8 man points fighting tournament along with some of the UK's most talented points fighters see the facebook page for the full line up

with a mixture of Points, Light Contact, Full Contact and K1 this show has something for everyone see your instructor for tickets tickets go on sale on the 3rd of July but 100 already prebooked so don't miss out book yours as soon as possible

Class colsed & Fund Raiser

posted 1 Jun 2012, 05:25 by John Young   [ updated 4 Jun 2012, 02:17 ]

Loanhead Class is closed on Thursday the 14th June due to a function booked in to the hall

Good Night at the Fundraiser on Saturday night, well done to the McDonald family for organising it and putting on a fantastic Buffet, the Brown family for supplying and running the disco and karaoke excellent music mix kept the dance floor filled, John and Michael put on an a good show with their demo fight, a lot of money was raised for Morgan to go to the Worlds and everyone had fun

Sat morning classes closed on sat the 2nd june due to the Mayfield Gala Day.

Fundraiser sat 2nd june 7pm pentland roadhouse loanhead Adults £5, kids (donation), Disco, Buffet, Karaoke, Raffles, Demos, fun and Games

All money raised going toward sending our fighters to the world championships

news update

posted 18 May 2012, 07:38 by John Young

£80 for 10, 1to1 Training Sessions

We have a new special offer for friends and family! book 10 personal training session and save ££££
Normal price £10 per session members, £15 per session non members


WEEKLY SCHEDULE For the New Duddingston Centre opening from Monday the 21st off may

situated to the rear of the Duddingston Mull pub189 Duddingston Park South, , EH15 3EJ.

MON6pm - 7pmJr Raptors Kids Kickboxing
 7pm - 8pmAdult Beginners Kickboxing
 WED6pm - 7pmJr Raptors Kids Kickboxing
 7pm -  8pmAdult Beginners kickboxing


International Fight Night

June 16th | 6pm | Wishaw

 We have several fighters on the fight card, John Young Jr, David Inglis, Michael McDonald, Chelsea Crighton from the Adult Classes, Lauren McLay and JJ Neil from the Jr Raptors

Show your support and get behind these fighters and see an excellent night of Points Fighting tickets are only £10 when bought in advance ( See your instructor)

Intensive Training

Fridays | 7pm- 9pm | Loanhead Centre

Friday Night we have the intense fighter training class, if you want to fight and excell in competition then these sessions should not to be missed, 

Annual Membership and Licence Renewal

We Try to align licence renewals to the same time each year for every one licences are due the start of June could every one please pick up a form from the class please (adult licence £20 under 16 licence £15)

Special offer 

RED sparring gear is a brand new make of sparring equipment from a brand new company, i have checked out the points  gloves and feet pads and found them to be of an excellent standard at a very reasonable price we will be sell them at an introductory price of £20 for gloves and £20 for feet pads at the end of june the price will go up to £22 a pair so make that saving and order your pads now. available in red, black and blue

May Newsletter

posted 9 May 2012, 05:27 by John Young


Once again we had a very high standard at the gradings with 40 students grading i was very impressed with the attitude and effort put in by all the different age groups.
Keep up that effort in your training and we will raise the standard even higher. well done everyone and a thank you to Mr John Young Jr and Mr David Inglis for your assistance in scoring and helping the day run smoothly.

We have several fundraising events happening in may and early June.

On the sunday the 13th of may Morgan McDonald will be doing a sponsord walk around ArthurSeat to raise money for her to attend the World Championships in September.  Setting of from St Margarets Loch at 11am anyone wishing to take part and help morgan raise the funds either by collecting sponsors or taking part in the walk is more than welcolme.

On saturday the 2nd of June we are holding a Fundraising night at the pentland roadhouse to again raise funds to help Morgan, McDonald,Paul McDonald and Michael McDonald raise the money to compete at the world championships, Tickets are £5 there will be A Disco, Karaoke, Raffle, and various other games and demonstrations

RAGBAG Collections are still ongoing so if you have any more old clothes or textiles ask for a ragbag and bring it in thank you


Charity Event
on Saturday the 12th of May Chelsea Crighton from the Adult Class is holding a race night at Easthouses Miners club in aid of the Schools for Africa program
tickets are £5  for Adults £3 for kids, so if your looking for a fun night out please support this event


20th May ISKA Qualifiers Wishaw Sports Centre

12th August  WKA International Open
Ravenscraig sports centre Motherwell

Fight Nights

16th June International Points fight night @ the Wishaw Fight Club we will have several fighters on the bill inc John Fighting for a Title belt

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