The following students have recently sucessfully graded:
Nik Chapman Black belt
Nik Chapman Instructor
Mike Jackson Black belt
Mike Jackson Instructor
Below is an article published in the Hexham Courant on 22nd May 2008:
Charlotte de Oliveira (second left) has been training with PMA since August 2001 and is currently training for her Black belt. She has attended several seminars including a seminar in Systema (Russian military martial art) as well as several seminars with world renowned martial artist Ron Balicki from Los Angeles, under which she has gained a Level 4 in Jun Fan Gung Fu.
David Adams (third left) is currently a Brown belt and has been training with PMA since May 2002. He is also a Level 1 instructor under Geoff Thompson, a NFPS Physical Interventions Instructor and has a City & Guilds Level 3 in Conflict Management. He is graded as a Green belt in Judo, training at
Both Charlotte and David are conversant with all the arts that are taught at PMA which have been integrated from Jun Fan Gung Fu, Thai boxing, kick boxing, boxing, kali, escrima, Brazilian Ju Jitsu and Shoot wrestling, as well as various Filipino arts. They were presented with their certificates by PMA Instructor Nik Chapman (far left) and PMA Chief Instructor Simon English (far right).
PMA classes are held at Wentworth Leisure Centre on Mondays (8-9pm) and Fridays (6-8pm). For further information on classes please contact Simon English on (01434) 606736 or visit the PMA website at http://phoenixmartialarts.org.uk
Below is an article published in the Hexham Courant on 25th May 2007:
An instructor with Hexham-based Phoenix Martial Arts (PMA), Nik Chapman, has become one of the best qualified coaches in the area.
He also assists with children’s taekwondo classes at Wentworth Leisure Centre.