NewLife Gym provides a dynamic and varied range of high intensity classes suited to all ages and abilities. From beginners to experienced, recreational trainers to athletes, from kids to seniors - Martial Arts has no limits. All kit is provided for you and there is no need to book in advance. Be confident in coming along, everyone is equal on the mats.
Arguably the most well know combat sport in the world, Boxing needs no introduction. Widely recognised as one of toughest sports in the world Boxing builds physical fitness, increases attention to detail and promotes emotional resilience. With 4 classes per week available in addition to a number of separate sparring classes there is plenty of opportunity to join in. Boxing is a great place to start as all of our classes are structured to ensure they cater for novice to advanced students.
Muay Thai/Thai Boxing
Muay Thai or Thai Boxing is the national sport and cultural Martial Art of Thailand. As the legend goes Naï Khanom Tom a.k.a the Father of Muay Thai, was a POW held in Burma. He battled his way to freedom using the 'art of 8 limbs - hands, knees, elbows and kicks or as we now know it Muay Thai. Often hailed as one of the most beautiful combat sports it is just as aggressive as it is poetic. Muay Thai promotes strength, balance, co-ordination and power as well as mental challenge and endurance. We have multiple classes per week suited to all levels of students. Combined with traditional Western Boxing you are sure to develop skills as a well rounded striker.
Grappling - NoGi Jiu Jitsu & Wrestling
Jiu Jitsu promotes the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage and proper technique, taking the fight to the ground. Wrestling is a form of combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds. Despite their different origins, both Martial Arts go hand in hand and when utilised well together can prove extremely challenging for the opposing side. If you are new to grappling game we would always suggest checking out one of the Jiu Jitsu classes first and progressing from there. Both sports are close contact and amazing for teaching you how to keep grinding in the face of adversity.
Mixed Martial Arts - MMA
Mixed Martial Arts, aka MMA, although one of the newer combat sports, has deep roots connected to Gladiatorial Combat. Made up of striking and grappling components, MMA athletes require to be well rounded in the above disciplines. We have structed our timetable to ensure that those looking to compete in MMA pay close attention to the foundations before linking them together to start work on their MMA skillset. Our fight team, Resurgence MMA, comprises of both Professional and Amateur Fighters who train daily and fight regularly. For those of you looking to fight and have no previous experience the first step is attending as often as you can. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication but the unique return is something that only a few people ever experience.