Al Qawi Self Defence

Empowering you wherever you are


Al Qawi Self Defence

Empowering you wherever you are

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About Us

Who are we

  • We started in 2008 and have been going from strength to strength. All our members are friendly and welcoming.
  • We are a mixed martial arts club teaching strikes and grappling. From karate and Taekwondo to wrestling and BJJ techniques taught, you will be a competent and confident person.
  • We have a fully segregated adults female and male session, as well as classes for primary and secondary school kids.
  • Each session is taught by highly experienced... Learn more

The Sessions

We offer a range of classes for children and adults of all ages:

  • Seperate adult male and female sessions
  • Primary aged children only sessions
  • We welcome students of all abilities – if it’s your first time at class, simply let the instructor know and they will ensure that you are given a full safety run-down. 
  • We always start with a good warm up and then work through the session with a a combination of various areas of martial arts training; be ... Learn more

Masterful Instruction

  • Our instructors are all experienced in their respective arts. With many years in wrestling, BJJ, Karate, Taekwondo and holding black belts in the striking arts, you can be sure of getting high quality training. They are Enhanced DBS checked.
  • Our instructors play a great role in being positive role models for all our members. We use our personalities and traits to ensure kids and adults can channel their energy away from negative environments.
  • ... Learn more


Free consultation
Accept debit/credit cards
Bike parking available
Good for children
Debit & Credit cards accepted
Separate male and female session


Worker of deen

Worker of deen

10 reviews

3 months ago

A very friendly atmosphere. Caters for beginners to advanced ,taught by a very experienced teacher.Nice MMA classes for adults and kids separately. If u ...

Shelina Begum

Shelema Begum

6 reviews

7 months ago

My kids thoroughly enjoy the lessons. The Sensei's are very friendly, professional and motivating. My kids look forward to lessons each week. They have ...

Abu Zayd

My 5 year old attended for almost 6 months but stopped due to covid. Alhamdulillah br Arif is solid with the kids my son really enjoyed the company of the older boys and seemed to enjoy the classes....

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Difference between martial arts and self defence?

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32 Reviews

Alam Rahman

22 September 2021

22 September


Arif is a great and inspiring instructor and role model. He connects with the kids and tackles many issues (Confidence, self esteem, bullying etc) and is resour...
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Alamin Ahmed

22 September 2021

22 September


Sensei Arif is top quality 👌 💯

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