Master Beniston inducted into UK MAS Hall of Fame

May 20, 2016

Master Beniston was inducted into the UK Martial Arts Show hall of Fame on Sunday 8th May, and was presented his award by Bill ‘Superfoot’ Wallace DSCN2100_edited.jpg

Latest Black Belt Results

May 20, 2016

On Sunday 15th May at Joseph Whitaker Sports College:

Jessica Gillies 1st Dan, Harvey Gillies 1st Dan, Jenna Grainger 1st Dan, Rebecca Bromley 1st Dan, Jessica Jones 1st Dan Owen Parkes-Moore 1st Dan. Have all been added to the register.DSCN2130_edited

Master Beniston in MAI Magazine October 2015 edition and Inducted into Hall of Fame ‘Gold Award’

January 27, 2016

Latest Black Belts

December 23, 2014

On 6th April 2014 the following were graded at Rainworth:  Luke Sheppard 1st Dan, Wayne Mallatratt 1st dan, James Meakin 2nd Dan, and Angela Bacon 2nd Dan all from Ashfield Tigers, they have been added to the register. Well done!

On the 14th December 2014 the following were successful in there gradings: From Cobra Freestyle Konrad Smith was the youngest to gain 1st Dan in the ABMAA at just turned 9 years old! and Calum Wright along with Rachel Bear both passed 3rd Dan. Well done all of you.



On 21st November Master Beniston was awarded the ‘Service to Sport’ award at the Ashfield Sports awards, this follows on from his 2nd MAI Hall of Fame ‘Top Fighter’ award in May this year.

Latest Black Belt Gradings

February 2, 2014


The latest Black Belt Gradings were held today (02/02/14) in Rainworth, the successful candidates were:

Max Butler Junior 1st Dan Kickboxing, Aaron Vasey Junior 2nd Dan Kickboxing, Gary Greatorex 1st Dan Kickboxing, Scott Commins 1st Dan Kickboxing, Angie Barwick 1st Dan Kyusho-Jitsu. The next Dan Grading will be in April for Ashfield Tigers students.

20th Anniversary

January 27, 2014

To celebrate our 20th Anniversary (8th May 2014) we will be hosting several seminars with visiting Instructors amongst other things. The first of these will be on Sunday 4th May, a 5 hour seminar with Emil Martirossian from Brighton, Emil is a Jeet Kune Do Instructor, he has won a few MAI Hall of Fame awards, and has featured in many of the Martial Arts magazines, look him up on you tube, he is very impressive, also MAI editor Bob Sykes will be over to run a seminar and a magazine feature on the club in September, other Instructors have yet to confirm. All dates will be posted soon, along with grading dates, weapons & grappling seminars, inter club competitions, sponsored charity kickathon etc

2013 in review

January 3, 2014

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,600 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.

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