Junior Open Evening – 23rd May

Graduation – September 2016

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Another successful graduation event last night!

With the exception of a couple of students who were ill we had an excellent attendance which all helps to make these events all the more special.



Little Ninjas at Graduation - September 2016

Excited Ninjas looking forward to receiving their new belts!

So back to it next week with some new syllabus to take us up to christmas.

A few of the newly promoted green belts will be moving on up to the experienced class and one of the ninjas on up to the junior beginners class too so lots of exciting things ahead for everyone.

Don’t forget the members section password will be changing for next quarter (details in your newsletter)Do please check in on there as that’s always the first place you’ll find notices about future events. Also of course if you’re not on our Facebook Group or members forum, do please join those too!

As always if you have any questions or I can help with anything, please don’t hesitate to give me a call or drop me an email, any time.

FREE Personal Safety / Self Defence Course

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"Victim tells of vicious attack" - Gloucestershire Gazette, Thursday 16th September 2014

“Victim tells of vicious attack” – Gloucestershire Gazette, Thursday 16th September 2014

We’ve had a number of calls from local residents looking for self-defence classes after reading about recent reports of violent attacks in both Dursley and Wotton-under-Edge. 

Whilst these things are thankfully very rare, we’d still like to do our bit for the local community and so we’re making our next adults personal safety course available FREE of charge.

The course will run on Mondays from 6th October

Mondays, 6:45-7:30pm for six weeks
Cam Everlands School, Birch Road, Cam

All teens/adults welcome. No previous experience required.
Intro level martial arts, kickboxing drills, bags & pads and some basic self defence.

Please spread the word and invite your friends!

To register for a free place please add your details via the mailing list form on the front page of our website, or give us a call any time.

Any questions, please feel free to send us a message, or call Master Olpin on 07973 368304.

If you’re on Facebook you’ll find an event on our Academy page:


Team Ilyokwan Smashed it at Tough Mudder!

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Last Saturday 11 of us took part in the gruelling Tough Mudder event at the Bathurst estate in Cirencester.

Team Ilyokwan at the Finish Line

Team Ilyokwan at the Finish Line of Tough Mudder South West 2014


“Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile obstacle course designed to test all-around strength, stamina, teamwork, and mental grit. Tough Mudder is Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet. Probably”


Want to join us for a future event?  Keep an eye on our Tough Mudder page for more info

Trust the professionals

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Who do you want looking after your children’s character development, a full-time professional with specialist training in children’s development, or a plumber/salesman/office worker that does a bit of teaching part-time?

Remember we are talking about introducing an adult into your children’s  life that can potentially have a massive influence on their future.

Don‘t leave it to the amateurs – look for those instructors who are professional, and who offer a professional service, after all, we are talking about making an investment in your future.

In the image above you can see the level of training we undertake. Our chief instructor Master Olpin, along with 40 of the UK’s top instructors on a recent seminar. Committed to the highest professional standards in the martial arts.

Tough Mudder


A group of us from the Academy are doing this next year…

Described as “Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet”… Should be fun 🙂

KEWAP – Senior Instructor

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KEWAP Senior Instructor LogoOn Sunday 26th February, Master Olpin attended an advanced level certification course for the KEWAP (Knives and Edged Weapons Awareness Programme) and is now certified as a Senior Instructor in the programme.

We’ll soon be offering this unique programme as a service to schools, local community and youth groups to raise awareness of the dangers of knife crime, especially amongst the youth and young adult population.


Master Olpin with KEWAP founder, Steve Timperley


Kewap Instructor

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KEWAP instructor Logo

On Sunday 24th July, Master Olpin attended an instructor certification course for the Knives and Edged Weapons Awareness Programme and we’re happy to announce that as a result he is now certified as a fully accredited KEWAP Instructor.

We’ll soon be offering this unique programme as a service to schools, local community and youth groups to raise awareness of the dangers of knife crime, especially amongst the youth and young adult population.

Contact us for further information


Master Olpin with Steven Timperley – KEWAP Instructor Course