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Alex Kennedy

Alex Kennedy is the Chief Instructor and founder of the Mavericks Martial Arts Academies. A 3rd Degree Black Belt of Freestyle Kickboxing under Master Curtis Page and Michael Page, he has trained for over 15 years under some of the best instructors in the UK.  He has represented England and GB for WKA, WKU, WPKA and WAKO GB. Alex has won many titles, a multi British Champion he has also won titles abroad and several World Titles with WKA and WKU. He incorporates his enthusiasm for Kickboxing in his teaching with a dynamic approach with innovative training systems and drills he has learnt by training with the best in the country and adding his experience as World Champion.

Achievements

  • 3 x WKU World Champion (2 x Silver, 1 x Bronze)
  • 2 x WKA World Champion (2 x Bronze)
  • 4 x WAKO British Champion (1 x Silver, 1 x Bronze)
  • 2 x Irish Open Champion (3 x Bronze)
  • 1 x US Open Champion (1 x Silver, 1 x Bronze)
  • 1 x Spanish Open Champion
  • 3 x Cimac World Cup Champion
  • 3 x Bristol Open Champion (2 x Silver)
  • 2 x Top Ten British Champion
  • 2 x BKC British Champion
  • 3 x Cimac Superleague Grand Champion
  • 2 x WPKA British Champion
  • 1 x WKA National Champion
  • 1 x Best Fighter Bronze
  • 3 x WPKA World Bronze
  • 1 x MWTK British Championship Silver
  • + Multi Cimac Superleague Winner + many other national tournament placings

Qualifications / Specialist Areas

  • 3rd Degree Black Belt Freestyle Kickboxing
  • Blue Belt Judo

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Brendan Martin

Brendan has been with the Academy for several years, is a fantastic instructor and is turning into a formidable fighter.

Achievements

  • 2 x WAKO K1 British Champion
  • Multi Cimac Superleague Winner
  • Total Valour Winner
  • 4-0 K1

Qualifications

  • 1st Degree Black Belt Freestyle Kickboxing
  • Personal Training Level 3: More details see the personal training page

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Daniel Hayles

Dan has been an excellent addition to the coaching staff.

Achievements

  • 1-1 Amateur MMA
  • 1 x Cimac World Cup Champion
  • Total Valour Winner
  • WAKO K1 Silver Medalist

Qualifications

  • 1st Degree Black Belt Free Style Kickboxing

Nicholas Fielding

Nick is Mavericks head BJJ and MMA instructor. He competes at a professional level, and frequently can be seen on the national Jiu Jitsu circuit with his team of students from the Academy.

Achievements

Pro Mixed Martial Artist.

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Amateur record 4/3/1

Recent Notable Wins

  • English Open BJJ Nogi 2016 Winner
  • Southend Open Nogi 2017 Winner
  • Southend Open Submission only 2017 Winner
  • Bournemouth Open 2017 Gi and Nogi Winner
  • Southend Open 2017 and Bournemouth Open 2017 overall Team Winners

Qualifications

  • Ivam Maciel Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt