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MCMA offers a variety of Martial Arts & Self Defence classes for adults, children and female only options, for beginners through to advanced levels of coaching from our own premises in Harrow and Watford. Our coaches specialise in Krav Maga, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Kickboxing & Boxing.
Whether you are a complete beginner, advanced or wish to enter tournaments, are looking for women only classes (some with female instructors only) or simply looking for your child, we have classes for you.
Our Head Instructors each have over 20 years of expertise in Martial Arts. We have an outstanding reputation for our self-defence training courses and we are an expanding, inspirational and established community-focused award winning mixed martial arts academy. We pride ourselves on being a martial arts academy that has a dynamic, developed and modern way of teaching martial arts. We focus on the individual and we will train all ages and abilities of men, women and kids. We are a proven professional, progressive, disciplined and innovative martial arts academy that will focus on achieving your individual goals in a family friendly and fun environment. It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner, more advanced, or whether you are looking for kids or women only training sessions, we have classes for everyone at our two academies in Harrow and Watford. We attract students from as far as Pinner, Stanmore, Queensbury, Kingsbury, Hayes, Southall and the surrounding areas.
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Meet our Head Instructors
David is MCMA’s Head Instructor.
Krav Maga & Self Defence Instructor under the world famous Krav Maga Haim Zut Federation and The Wingate Institute in Israel, David is also under the guidance of the exceptionally reputable Krav Maga Haim Zut UK’s Chief Instructor, Joel Bennett.
Joel Bennett is the UK’s Chief Instructor for Krav Maga Haim Zut as well as a Chief Instructor within the Krav Maga Haim Zut Organisation from Israel. An active close protection operative with extensive Krav Maga hands-on and operational expertise (including high threat and government level contracts). He is also an advanced unarmed combat instructor. His expertise is sought after and has led to him working with police officers and the military including International Special Forces and the security services both as a trainer and an operative. He has a proven track record of teaching at all levels and abilities and he also has a solid martial arts background both as a practitioner and trainer. He is a personable, friendly, passionate and a dedicated professional practitioner and trainer of Krav Maga Haim Zut. Joel organises our Krav Maga specialist workshops and seminars.
Head Muay Thai & Kickboxing Instructor with over 20 years’ experience in amateur and professional fights and competitions in the UK & Thailand. Brian was an IFMA Muay Thai world championships squad member and is registered with the UKMTF & WMC Muay Thai Council.
Jenny is an experienced, accomplished, dedicated and personable instructor who brings out the best in all of her students. She continues to lead and push MCMA forward by driving the ladies only syllabus to ensure that all students reach their potential whilst also consistently supporting the kids syllabus and ensuring that they all learn in a positive and friendly environment. She also champions our zero tolerance policy to negative behaviour and is the link between the MCMA Operational Director for all discipline/behavioural related issues. She delivers by ensuring that her training methods are measurable (via gradings for those who wish to participate), realistic and achievable. All of her classes remain enjoyable as she is friendly, approachable and ensures that all of her students from a wide ranging spectrum of abilities and age groups are looked after.
Denniston is MCMA’s highly experienced Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter and Instructor. He is also the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Instructor. He won the following MMA “Titles” throughout his career:
Pride & Glory British LHW Champion
Survival FC British LHW Champion
FX3 World LHW Champion
Ultimate Force British LHW Champion
Total Combat British MW Champion
Ultimate Challenge (UCMMA) MW Champion
He is a dedicated, passionate and friendly professional who enjoys and has a proven track record of teaching all levels and abilities.
Geiser Cardoso is an extremely dedicated & highly experienced Krav Maga practitioner within the Krav Maga Haim Zut Organisation in Israel.
Geiser continues to travel and train around the Globe to enhance his self defence knowledge and has become a popular Instructor as he is extremely passionate about teaching and passing the knowledge onto our students.
Luke is MCMA’s Head Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Instructor
An Established Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner & Brown Belt under Nicholas Brooks (Mill Hill BJJ) certified with the IBJJF & UKBJJA the UK’s official governing body.
Luke has accomplished the following achievements in his martial arts career.
Purple belt welsh open no-gi champ
Purple belt London all stars gi and no-gi champion
1-0 in Sub15 superfights (triangle)
14 years MMA training experience
Pro Debut – 17
6 pro MMA fights 4-2, all wins by stoppage (tko and subs)
Kayo Pro MMA featherweight champion
Luke is also a certified Personal Trainer – level 3
We offer a variety of local classes to suit all ages and abilities. Weekly childrens classes for Kids & Juniors, Ladies Only & Mixed Adults classes are also available.
Our self-defence lessons are suitable for beginners as well as those who have advanced further with their training. Choose from a wide range of courses which include kickboxing, Krav Maga, White Collar Boxing, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Muay Thai, Freestyle Wrestling, Tai Chi and more. You can be sure that our instructors are fully insured, first aid certified and specifically qualified in the disciplines and areas in which they teach.
If you are local to Harrow, Hayes, Southall, Watford, or anywhere in-between, we offer mixed martial arts lessons which offer the opportunity to undertake fitness training with like-minded individuals whilst learning skills for self-defence.
Timetables for our locations in Harrow and Watford are available from their respective pages via the Location menu.
If you are interested in kickboxing, Krav Maga, Muay Thai, or Tai Chi, please see our classes page for more details & simply book your trial by calling or emailing MCMA.