The Finest in Martial Arts, Self Defence, Savate & Kickboxing
The Academy was established in 1989 by instructors qualified in a variety of martial arts and combat disciplines. We offer high-quality, safe and fun classes in a friendly and appropriately relaxed environment. Our three main training programmes are Integrated fighting arts, Savate and Canne de Combat. You can chose to train in one or all of these programmes. Find out more in The Arts. Our instructors are DBS checked and fully insured. You can find out more about our instructors by visiting the Instructor menu, in About Us.
Training with the Academy - December 2020
Thank you to all members who have supported our online training sessions during the November lockdown. As you probably know, Cambridge has been designated Tier 2 in the latest governmental Coronavirus review, effective as of this coming Wednesday, 2nd December.
After studying the regulations and updating our Risk Assessment, we are pleased to confirm that we will be able to offer in person training, following strict Covid protocols. If you are unwell or self-isolating, please do not come - you will be able to join the sessions online.
A total of seven (7) evenings will be available during the month of December: Weds 2nd, Mon 7th, Weds 9th, Mon 14th, Weds 16th, Mon 21st, & Weds 23rd. Monday evening sessions will take place in the Sports Hall at St. Bede’s, with Wednesday evening sessions in the Gymnasium, as usual.
Training with the Academy
Following the success of our outdoor and online training sessions for existing CAMA members, we are pleased to announce that we can now offer indoor sessions for current members and for beginners.
Dedicated instructors will offer exercise sessions based on Savate boxing, Kali/Eskrima or Canne de Combat. Training is in small socially-distanced groups, maximum of 6 people including the instructor.
Sessions are running on Monday and Wednesday evenings, at St Bede's, and must be pre-booked according to our Covid guidelines. For more information, and to book your place, email Ollie at: ollie (at) cama.org.uk
Or use our contact form
Online Introduction to Savate - French Boxing
Following the success of our online training sessions for existing CAMA members, we now offer sessions for beginners and potential new members.
The sessions will run on Wednesday evenings, covering the foundational skills of Savate, including hand strikes, kicks, and defensive skills, along with flexibility, fitness and coordination. Over the course, we will progressively increase the variety of skills to enable you to enter our regular classes with confidence.
For more information, and to book your place, email Ollie at: ollie (at) cama.org.uk
Or use our contact form
Personal Training 1 to 1 sessions
As the lockdown has begun to ease, we can now offer 1 to 1 personal training sessions, in accordance with government guidelines. Senior Instructor, Ollie Batts, is available for day-time & weekend personal training sessions adapted to the guidelines. The sessions must take place outdoors, with 1 person, and staying a minimum of 2 metres apart. You can read more about Ollie and private sessions here.
Email Ollie at: ollie (at) cama.org.uk
or use our contact form
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