Arakan Martial Art

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Learn fast, powerful ‘street’ self-defence

Arakan Martial Art® is a fast, powerful, dynamic and ‘street’ effective self-defence style that teaches efficient, practical and easily adaptable techniques for the modern world.

Welcome to Arakan Martial Art®. We are excited for the opportunity to share this amazing art with you.



Note : All training has been adjusted to comply with current government regulations regarding hygiene and social distancing

We believe everyone has the right to feel safe. We understand that we live in a society where it’s become vital to be able to effectively protect ourselves and loved ones and we will teach you the techniques, strategies and mind-set to effectively and efficiently take control of any street situation quickly.

Arakan Martial Art® was created for the ‘real world’. Our focus is on fast, powerful, practical and adaptable street self-defence techniques.

Arakan Martial Art® stemmed from a traditional Burmese martial art and Master Robert Kyaw (Ne Htoon Kyaw) has direct lineage to this traditional art form.

Over his lifetime, Master Kyaw has adapted this traditional style to suit today’s urban environment and created a fast and effective self-protection style suited for the modern world in which we live in.

Arakan Martial Art® is not just about kicking or striking, it goes beyond the physical. Not only do you learn practical self-defence skills; you will develop a greater sense of empowerment, confidence and focus and awareness, which will have a flow on effect in your daily life.



My son Deklan is a naturally kind and gentle boy, who as an only child has never had to endure the competition and ruff and tumble of other siblings. Reading how daunting and challenging schools can be these days I was very keen to get him involved in self defense but wasn’t sure what was going to be the best fit for him.

In a chance encounter at a community fate we saw the Arakan stand and after talking to the guys I was really impressed with how friendly the team was and how passionate they were to get Deklan into his first lesson. And here is the part that grabbed me the most, the training is done outdoors in parks and school grounds while wearing shirts and shorts and everyday shoes, now that’s real life training. We booked in straight away for our complimentary lesson and Deklan couldn’t wait to get started.

On the day of his first lesson Deklan was quite nervous but Ryan his instructor made him feel completely relaxed and the lesson was a great mix of training and learning through fun games. At the end of the lesson Deklan ran straight up to me and asked if he could do more training tomorrow and the next day, which was a sure sign he loved it. He has now been training for over 3 years and as much as Arakan is about learning self defense and getting fit I have seen Deklan grow in confidence, co-ordination, self respect and self belief. 

Deklan now jumps at every opportunity to do extra lessons and group training and he totally loves going to school holiday training days and he wears his Arakan uniform with absolute pride.

I can honestly say I have been totally impressed with how Arakan has taught him practical, useable skills in real life environments and we look forward to many more years involvement with the Arakan family.

 

Mark Sculley





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New training options available via Skype, Zoom and Facetime

When ‘life happens’, it is an opportunity to rise up and show our strength and courage. With the recent pandemic hitting our shores, it meant some changes needed to happen with training, whilst conforming with the strict government regulations and hygiene protocols.

With our wellbeing and health being highlighted and taking precedence in most people’s lives, we felt it more important than ever before to help keep our members training. Numerous studies have shown that physical activity is linked to boosting our immune system as well as maintain physical and mental wellbeing.

 


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