Unit 1 Kickboxing opens in Chesterfield
British Karate and Kickboxing Association has recently opened its brand new National Headquarters in Chesterfield.
BKKA currently runs karate classes from Oxford up to Lancashire and North Yorkshire, but is based in North Derbyshire.
The association currently boast 41 World Champions as well as numerous British champions and 4 USA Champions and 1 champion of Texas.
Chief Instructor,Dave Cartawick has been involved in Fighting Arts for almost 40 years. Dave is the Current Chesterfield Coach of the Year, an honour he has recently been awarded for the 2nd time in 3 years
The new headquartes, Unit 1 was opened by the Mayor of Chesterfield who along with a large crowd of parents and other interested parties were treated to demonstrations put on by Dave and his fellow Students. DJ and local A list celebrity Sean Goldsmith provided the tunes as the students treated the onlookers to an impressive display of their disciplines. The climax being Dave Cartawick breaking a solid wooden baseball bat with his bare foot......ouch.
BKKA take students of all ages and abilities from 4 years of age upto 80+ Years of age. Its aim is to ensure all students can achieve their respective goals, whether they want fitness, confidence, to combat bullying, competitions, sparring, traditional and creative weapons as well as to work towards the elite Black Belt.
Working closely with Chesterfield College, Bolsover Sports Development, Derbyshire Police, Sporting Futures as well as having excellent links with schools in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, South, West and North Yorkshire, Lancashire and Oxfordshire
BKKA also work very closely with many other Martial Arts Clubs throughout the UK and indeed throughout the World.
UNIT1 is a fully equipped 3500 sq ft Martial Arts facility with a fully matted training floor as well as basic and high tech equipment for all aspects of Martial Arts including Traditional and Sport Karate, Kickboxing and Creative and Extreme Martial Arts.
UNIT1 also holds various other exercise classes including Bootcamp sessions.The unit also has a luxurious parents waiting area, with hot and cold drinks and wifi!
To view al images from the open evening go to our galleries pages or click the link here - PHOTOS
Link to Unit 1 web site http://www.bkka.org.uk/