Founder of The Eagle Kickboxing Academy and Chief Instructor. I specialise in K-1 Kickboxing, Muay Thai/Thai boxing, self-defence and general fitness.
I have dedicated all my life to martial arts from a very early age. As a child, I was fascinated by the Bruce Lee films and Joe Frazer fights, as he was one of my father’s favourite boxers. I would spend many hours watching and practising different techniques at home by experimenting with punch bags made out of refuse bags filled with sand. With practice and increased confidence and strength, I then decided to join an amateur boxing gym.
My enthusiasm for the sport continued with karate, taekwondo and jujitsu, which then developed into a passion for k-1 kickboxing. I have many years’ experience of amateur and pro k-1 kickboxing and Thai boxing fights. I have also trained in some of the largest training camps in Holland. I am a second degree black belt, and a two times’ black belt, accredited by the WPKA and ISKA. I am currently the WFMC K-1 Kickboxing National Coach and WFMC K-1, Muay Thai/Thai boxing and low kick official referee. I have First Aid and Safeguarding Protecting Children certificates. Also, I am DBS checked and have indemnity insurance.
The Eagle Kickboxing Academy has a friendly, family atmosphere where you always feel welcome and get fantastic tuition. The coach is well experienced and as an ex pro fighter himself, he brings something unique which is something most gyms don’t have. I highly recommend The Eagle Kickboxing Academy to anyone regardless of your fitness or experience.
When I started I was a little unsure about my abilities, but with Alex’s help, I can now say that I’m a lot more disciplined, always trying to go above my limits and this is not only when I am training, I adopt this attitude to everything I do… I don’t think I will ever find such positive attitudes and the friendly atmosphere so good in another gym. I’ve been a member of the Academy for around eight to nine months and I have discovered a lot about myself, thanks to Coach Alex. He has made me a totally new and much better person. Thank you The Eagle Kickboxing Academy.
I have found Alex to be a fantastic trainer…. I really enjoy every lesson I have and would definitely recommend The Eagle Kickboxing Academy to anyone. I’ve found it to be a great way to get healthier and have fun at the same time. Thanks to Alex, kickboxing has become a real passion for me.
Set over three floors of a characteristic building in Birmingham’s historical Jewellery quarter, our martial arts centre and gym facilities has a dojo kitted out with high quality, state-of-the-art martial arts equipment, a friendly warm atmosphere, expert tuition and welcoming staff to get you motivated. You can drop in anytime or book a free 1-2-1 taster session online today.
Like all great gyms, we provide a full range of strength machines, cardio equipment and a free weights area for various strength and fitness training exercises covering all muscle groups. Some people use just free weights for their workout, and some use a combination of both weights and cardio to optimize their physique.
It doesn’t matter what level you’re at; Beginners, children and experienced fighters are all welcome. Our martial arts and fitness centre caters for all fitness levels so no experience is required. Even the Greatest was once a Beginner, don’t be afraid to take your first step! Book your free 1-2-1 taster session online today.
Your coach has to be able to motivate and push you beyond your limits. They must be someone who you can respect and above all, they must be someone who can teach the art of kickboxing and martial arts correctly so you enjoy your training. Kickboxing, thai boxing and martial arts are a sweet science and there is an abundance of experience at the academy.