AKA Combat & Fitness

Combat Sports And Strength & Conditioning Poole  

Combat Sports including Karate, Kickboxing, Boxing and Self Defence. Strength & Conditioning including PT sessions, Boot Camp and Small Group Training

New Sessions Yoga & Pilates

Training Times

AKA Combat & Fitness, Dolphin Centre

All sessions suitable for all levels, with the expectation of sparring which is not suitable for new starters.

Junior Training

Cadets (5-8)
Monday Junior Kickboxing
17:25 - 18:25
wednesday Cadet Karate (5-8)
16:50 - 17:30
17:30 - 18:30
09:40 - 10:20
Saturday Junior Karate
10:20 - 11:20
Saturday 13+ Boxing
17:30 - 18:30

Adult Training

Age 14+
Monday Kickboxing
18:25 - 19:25
Monday k1 Sparring
19:30 - 20:00
12:30 - 13:15
Wednesday Combat Karate
18:30 - 19:30
Wednesday Kickboxing
19:30 - 20:30
18:00 - 19:00
Friday Sparring
19:00 - 19:30
17:30 - 18:30

Bournemouth University

Open to all over 18
Tuesday Boxing
19:00 - 20:00
Thursday Kickboxing
18:00 - 19:00
Thursday Karate
19:00 - 20:00

Yoga & Pilates

New Classes
Tuesday Yoga
18:30 - 19:30
Thurday Pilates
12:30 - 13:30
12:00 - 13:00
Saturday Yoga
08:15 - 09:15

PT sessions and Small Group Sessions

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AKA Combat Sports CIC

Combat Sports / Strength & Conditioning Poole  

Learn Boxing, Karate & Kickboxing Near You.

Community sports programmes to help with fitness, focus, confidence and wellbeing. Discounted prices and scholarships to young carers and disadvantaged young people available. Training will provide both physical and mental health benefits. Help tackle ADHD, Autism and other common conditions. Also provide opportunities to compete in local and national competitions.

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Learn how defend yourself with Karate, Boxing, Kickboxing & Grappling techniques. Get Fit and Reduce stress and even then go on and compete in combat karate or kickboxing.

Learn Kickboxing, Boxing and Combat Karate. Classes are taught in a fun, safe and relaxed manner. Ran by fully qualified coaches DBS checked coaches.

The only Karate Club in the area with a Fully Equipped Modern Gym for Combat Sports and Strength & Conditioning. Fitness equipment all fully matted with changing rooms and other facilities. Private sessions available.

Get Fit Get Strong

Level 4 Strength and Conditioning

Living a healthy lifestyle begins with maintaining a strong and fit body. Our aim is to help you identify your fitness goals, design an exercise program that fits your needs and guide you through every exercise, every workout. Our holistic approach to fitness and health will have you feeling great and seeing results in no time.

The focus on what’s important: you and your goals.

Personal Training

1 on 1 Private Training focused on your goals. Including nutrition and exercise program. Includes Free consultation and assessment.

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Train as a team and achieve your fitness goals! This programme is perfect for small groups that want to work together to build a healthy and active lifestyle!

Boot Camp, Weight Training, Kettlebells, Body Combat Classes available.

AKA Karate & Kickboxing

Karate Combat

Karate's strength is in footwork and being evasive. We also practice all striking techniques and effective grappling. Including Freestyle sparring.


Karate & Kickboxing have been proven one of the top sports to burn calories. You can burn between 550-900 per hour of training.

Self Defence

Applied Karate includes effective and proven self defense technique taken from the 27 Kata of Shotokan

Body and Mind

Karate develops flexibility, strength, speed and gross motor skills. Also builds confidence and character.

Reduce Stress

Martial Arts can release dopamine and increase serotonin which provides more energy, and helps reduce stress.

Concentration & Focus

Exercise in general is good for children with ADHDmartial arts offers more benefits than many other forms of exercise, such as football or netball.

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Effective Bunkai?

November 11, 2022 by Steve Goodhand (0) Comments

https://youtu.be/y1AEKj2J73s Karate unlike kung fu had no real instructions behind the movements in kata/forms so for many years people have been trying to dissect…

Karate Kicks

Do Karate Kicks work? Karate Kicks in Sparring.

November 8, 2022 by Steve Goodhand (0) Comments

Breakdown of one of our kicking focused sparring sessions. How to uses kicks in sparring combining boxing, footwork and blocking. Essential for self defence…

how to take a punch

How to take a punch?

October 29, 2022 by Steve Goodhand (0) Comments

You can learn to "take a punch" via sparring. First I'd stick to just boxing with 16oz gloves as you will take more punches…