Toms kickboxing academy



TKA standing for Tom’s Kick boxing Academy is a martial arts academy specialising in kick boxing, self defence and fitness training. Started 5 years ago by Mr Tom Oldridge a 3rd Dan Black Belt who has been doing the sport for 10 years and teaching for 7 of those years.
Tom, who has taught and trained at 3 different martial arts clubs through his martial arts career so far. When he was student studying at College he obtained a degree in sports science time a level 2 fitness instructor/sports coach qualification.
Students can join TKA from 5 years and upwards and are the classes are suited for all ages and abilities.TKA has been has been in operation since June 2012 and has progressed from 2 students to 50. We have also be to 2 worlds champions in which we have bought home 4 gold, silver and bronze and medals.
We have also recently opened a second venue and a after school club.VenuesVenue 1: Shipdham Pavillion Centre


Venue 1: Tuesday’s and Thursday 6pm-7pm (Sparring) 7pm-8.15pm (Kickboxing Training)
Venue 2: Holme Hale Village Hall (Starting 9th May) Wednesday 7pm-8pm. Kickboxing Training.



• 3rd Dan Tom Oldridge
• 1st Dan Carl Patterson
• 2nd Dan Nic Sheldrake


The main objective of TKA is to give people the chance to achieve a black belt with the help of regular assessments and training to progress through the grades. Martial arts is a great way to socialise and make new friends, so if you are looking to become a black belt, make new friends or just get fit, TKA is the place for you.


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