We’ve recently rebranded after 20 years, taking the time to reflect on what our logo represents.
We wanted to have it look like a shield, for protection. We wanted to keep the Yin-Yang, a symbol used by Bruce Lee to represent the interchangeability and duality of life and combat and rooted in the history and tradition of martial arts.
We wanted to keep the red and yellow colours as homage to the original JKD (Jeet Kune Do) colours. Red for happiness, success and good fortune. Yellow for freedom from material needs - symbolising power and royalty. We wanted flames to represent fire's ability to nurture but also destroy (more duality), to keep us warm but also to drive us away with its power.
And we wanted to symbolise the rebirth, the regeneration, the renewal after such a long unprecedented layoff. So, we added the phoenix the mythical bird of; Renewal, rebirth, power, strength, transformation. In ancient Rome it symbolised perpetual continuation and indomitable strength. In China, Balance, duality and polarity. A cycle of destruction, creation and fresh beginnings. The idea that the end is only the new beginning.
Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes, as well as open-handed techniques. Come and join a class at one of our three academies.
Confidence, Respect, Goal Setting and Achievement, all of the things your child will learn at MAC. Martial Arts will improve your child’s fitness, confidence and enhance their life skills.
Current research proves mixed martial arts will improve fitness, help you lose weight, gain a firmer toned body and develop essential skills to protect yourself too.
Jeet Kune Do Concepts is about working in all ranges of combat and about the principles of martial art. JKD is a fantastic way to develop whole body movement, flexibility and core strength too.
Our goal is to support children in getting active, building on core development and school readiness while learning awesome Martial Art moves through fun and friendly games and drills.
CSW represents a safe yet very realistic training suited to anyone wanting to learn a dynamic, exciting and practical martial art. Proven to give great results.
Boxing is one of the best ways to develop supreme physical fitness incredibly quickly. You'll also benefit from improved body strength, developed hand-eye Coordination and decreased stress.
Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a progressive innovative world-class evolution of the original art and considered to be the best ground fighting art in the world today.
Self Defence, Kali, Eskrima, Dumog and Panantukan. Kali is a battle art and has stood the test of time evolving into a fantastic martial art that develops mental agility as well as physical skills.
Whether you're a complete beginner or a skilled martial artist you'll find a home at Martial Arts Concepts. Come and have a free private lesson so we can assess your level and advise.Book Your Free Private Lesson
Don't feel daunted about coming along to any of our Martial Art Concepts academies. We're a friendly and fun place to exercise where everyone is welcome.
MAC offers martial art classes and training programs that are tailored to your needs so whether your young or a little older, fit or trying to be fit, looking for confidence or self protection skills, together we can achieve your goals.
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Both my daughters attend Martial Arts Concepts three times per week. They enjoy their training and the social aspects of the sessions. It has improved their confidence, fitness and behaviour a great deal. One of the best decisions we made as parents when we enrolled them at the MAC Academy. It's so good that I've started training too!Nikki Student & Parent
Kickboxing is great! I started last year, my shape has changed and I feel really good when I go there. It has built up my confidence since I started and it is something I like to do for ME. It took a lot to go and start but I just had to try it and now I love it.Julie Student
My son has been attending "MAC" for 18 months and within that time his focus, determination and perseverance has grown massively. I would recommend "MAC" to anybody.Jon Bradley Parent