Birmingham Martial Arts Centre

Martial Art Instruction in Birmingham

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1319 Stratford Road
Hall Green
West Midlands
B28 9HH

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Birmingham Martial Arts Centre, karate, kick boxing


About Us

We take will you to your personal potential, we will give you confidence, we will make you fit, we will give you flexibility, but most of all we will make your martial arts experience one of the best that can be bought as our instruction is among the very best in the country.
Birmingham's premier martial arts training facility with easy access from Solihull and South Birmingham.
Specialists in Karate, Kickboxing, Little Ninjas, Childrens Wrestling and Thai Boxing.

All ages welcome - from 4 years to 70 years. Beginners welcome. We like to focus on building self confidence and personal potential in a friendly and safe environment.

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Part of the MAGB - Martial Arts Great Britain.

Specialist Services

We have lessons for both children and adults, and have specialist beginners classes with long established instructors. Private one 2 one lessons, Team Building Days and Self Defence Courses.

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Combining Westernised boxing with martial arts kicks offers a great full body workout. The dynamic of needing to use both your legs and upper body strength means that you are toning all your muscles and learning a unique form of martial arts training.

Chief Instructor 'H' Willock is renowned nationally in the sport, producing world class kickboxing champions and has transformed the lifestyle and confidence for hundreds of men, women and children over his 30 years of teaching experience.

We will teach you how to use this form of martial arts simply as a tool for exercise or if you are interested you can progress in the classes to compete.

Many of our students say that kickboxing helps them feel empowered and confident as well as giving them a form of exercise thay they can enjoy. It is a sport that simulates the mind and develops inner strength and is a great way of getting rid of stress. People often say that kickboxing helps them lose weight and keep in shape through its full body workout.


At the Birmingham Martial Arts Centre we offer the leading style of karate with a 21st century approach, Wado Ryu Sport Karate. Wado Ryu translates as “the way of peace and harmony". Wado Ryu is taught all over the world, it is a style of karate derived from a mixture of Japnese Karate and Jui-jitsu. Wado Ryu is a free flowing and dynamic style of karate that is a lot less rigid than other traditional forms of martial arts.

One of the main differences of Wado Ryu compared to other forms of karate and martial arts is its use of evasion techniques which include manoeuvres to avoid being hit where possible and still maintaining the ability to strike your opponent back efficiently. Our trained instructors will show you the best practices for evading attacks and counter attacking in seamless moves.

Little Ninja's

Specialist karate classes for children aged between 4 and 7 years. This is a fantastic program to introduce children into a structured sport which delivers self discipline, fitness and confidence.

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Situated between South Birmingham College and The Robin Hood Island on the main Stratford Rd opposite Bulls Head pub







Moved to battleground when i heard about how good there coaching was, you can really take a lot from every different martial art practiced there, the facility's are everything you need in a gym and more.

Andy Bennett - 26/04/2012 | report this review

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Everyone at The Battleground is extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I was quite nervous the first time I went but everyone makes you feel welcome. It's a great environment to train in as you're constantly learning off the instructors and other students. My confidence and fitness have improved ten fold in the six months I've been going. I'd recommend The Battleground to anyone.

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good training environment & great tuition. everyone is made to feel welcome & I would recommend it to anyone. Ryan

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  • Free Parking
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  • gallery
  • special offers
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The Battleground has a friendly family atmosphere where you always feel welcome and get fantastic tuition. Each coach brings something unique which is something most gyms don

Paul Saunders, Billesey, Birmingham, 31yrs

I was nervous before I joined but everyone was friendly, the reason I started boxing to improve my fitness and strength. The training is good because I picked it up quickly and the coaches are great. I get constant feedback on the areas that I need to improve on.

Ryan Egan, Yardley Wood, Birmingham, 14yrs

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