The Edge Gym is a Martial Arts and Boxing Academy in the West End of Glasgow. All levels of fitness and skills are welcome, from beginners interested in general fitness and weight loss, to theprofessional athlete wishing to sharpen up their skills and compete at the highest level. We also offer ONE to ONE SESSIONS, or small groups wishing to train together.
Chief Instructor Jim Ross 6th Dan started Karate in May 1975 at the John Wrights Sport Centre in East Kilbride, withthe Scottish Budokan which was run by former Scottish Karate Coach Alex McGregor.During this period Jim attained the grade of 1st Kyu but had to take some time out from his training due to ill health. Jim returned to his training in 1979 with local East Kilbride instructor Eddie Welsh who was at the time with Sensei Asanos SKI International.
He then moved on to Karate and over a period of time studied four different styles. During this time he also trained in JuJitso. He settled with Tae Kwon Do at the age of 22 and has stayed with thisdiscipline ever since. Mr Murphy states that Taekwon-do is first and foremost a Martial Art and competing is only a small part of this discipline. It is the individuals choice whether or not to compete.
We are an indepedent Ki Aikido club, training according to the principles of SHIN SHIN TOITSU DO (unification of mind and body) and SHIN SHIN TOITSU AIKIDO (Aikido with mind and body unified) astaught by Sensei Koichi Tohei. The club was established over 40 years ago by Sensei Matt Tennant who is still the chief instructor, bringing his wide experience and understanding of Aikido to training.
XS Taekwon-do in Scotland was founded in July 1995 by Marie McAneny, 5th Degree International Instructor. She has since opened clubs across Scotland from East to West and you will not find just oneinstructor but, a team of professional full time instructors dedicated to ensuring each student receives individual instruction.
Kihonkai Karate Academy is a traditional Karate school with a modern approach to the practice of Shotokan Karate. We have numerous classes within the Lanarkshire area. Kihonkai Karate Academy has beenbased in lanarkshire since 1988, over many years we have produced, developed and promoted karate students of all ages and of all levels. Our classes throughout the local area are designed to ensure all our members get the best tuition from fully qualified instructors.
Our modern, professional martial arts academy is dedicated to the training and development of all our students, regardless of gender, age or physical strength. Our academy practices both traditionalKukkiwon Taekwondo and WTF Sport Taekwondo providing our students with the opportunity to achieve the highest standards nationally and internationally.
We practice the Korean martial art and Olympic sport of Taekwondo. All classes are taught by fully qualified and vetted instructors with your childs best interests always at heart. Taekwondo is agreat way of learning a practical self defense form, improving fitness and helping your child to meet and socialise with others. Classes are for primary school aged children and follows a syllabus that maximises learning and fun!
We are a not for profit kickboxing club operating in Glasgow. This means the club is run for its members, rather than as a business. All funds generated within the club are invested back into the clubor used to subsidise fighters travelling to fight. The club is based in the Gracie Barra Scotland Gym on the Broomielaw in Glasgow city centre, less than one minute from Central Station.
Kuk Sool WonTM is the systematic study of all of the fighting arts which together comprise the Martial Arts history of Korea. As a Martial Art system, Kuk Sool WonTM is extremely well organised andseeks to integrate and explore the entire spectrum of Asian fighting arts and body conditioning techniques, as well as mental development and traditional weapons training.