Our Martial Arts
For ages 4 years and over. This is where you learn the art of Kickboxing in a relaxed and fun session. These classes teach you the techniques to be able to fight. Here we teach the principles of Kickboxing and follow a grading syllabus that takes you step by step to an internationally recognized black belt by the World Kickboxing Association and International Combat Organisation.
Working with a partner, you use the tools of a martial artist to hone your skills on the kick pads & focus mitts. There is also a full grading system sanctioned under ICO covering from our youngest cubs through to our adults. With the main focus on skill and technical knowledge it allows for those who can use traditional patterns alongside sparring to attain their black belts.
Also the WKA black belt is a highly respected award that our students are able to grade for, this is where fitness. fight knowledge and an intense grading pushes students to reach goals they wouldn’t have thought to achieve.
Headed by Dave Sawyer, Dynamic Martial Arts has seen great success with students winning golds, silvers and bronzes at World Championships along with New Zealand title belts.
The WKA was founded in USA in 1976 and is the largest kickboxing association worldwide.
This physical and mental discipline which includes combat on foot is known as ‘the art of eight limbs’ because it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet.
Our instructor, Marc Nienkemper, is a highly experienced trainer and fighter. He will guide you in your training with his unique training style which drives everyone forward.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
For ages 14 years and over. The ancient art of Jiu Jitsu originated 2500 years ago in India. It was developed by monks as a method of self defense against thieves on long journeys.
Five hundred years later, Jiu Jitsu started in Sri Lanka, Birmania, Tibet, Siam, China, and then eventually Japan. In 1919, Mitiuo Maeda, the Japanese Jiu Jitsu champion, introduced the art to a Brazilian family, the Gracies.
Helio Gracie altered and developed the Japanese art into what is known today as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Dynamic Martial Arts is proud to be part of DS Team headed by Douglas Santos.
Douglas Santos is one of a handful in New Zealand who earned their black belts in Brazil, and his style is one of the best in New Zealand. You will be trained by an instructor directly overseen by Douglas himself.
For ages 10 years and over. Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people throw punches at each other, usually with gloved hands. Historically, the goals have been to weaken and knock down the opponent.
Amateur boxing is both an Olympic and Commonwealth sport and is a common fixture in most international games—it also has its own World Championships.
Our instructor Gareth has many years experience, also previously ran Hibiscus Coast Boxing before joining Dynamic Martial Arts and developing the art in Silverdale.
Hapkido, this martial art originates from Korea and is a form of self-defense that employs joint locks, grappling and throwing techniques of other martial arts, as well as kicks, punches and other striking attacks.
There is also the use of traditional weapons, including knife, sword, rope, jool bong, nunchaku, cane, short stick (dan bong), and middle-length staff.
This is a great all round martial art open to all levels.
Our instructor Henri also is highly experienced in our styles of Martial Arts and has a passion for self defense and weapon styles.
Fight Fit Cardio
FIGHT FIT CARDIO
These session is where you can push yourself to the max. Fast exercises done at short intervals with brief rests.
HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING. (HIIT) has become a popular way to burn more fat. It’s a training method that has been effective for many people. Working like a fight, the principles of HIIT is an intense workout.
FIGHT FIT Cardio is a session where you work the pads and bags like professional fighters. This is a great way to get a sweat up and burn those calories. In this session you will be working hand and feet combinations, working all the big muscles along with giving your abs a great work out.
Here you will be working in rounds, pushing hard to your level.
You also get to punch and kick out all those frustrations on our heavy bags….You will always feel better after that!