James Rossiter

James is a Level 2 Qualified Coach from Ringside Boxing.

We have known James for some years he is a great guy .

Graham Mumford

Graham from ringside Boxing is a Level 2 Qualified Coach. We did our England Boxing coaching training together.

Rich Bennett

We are lucky enough to have such a knowledgeable fitness expert in the gym that retains such an enormous amount of information on everything.

Richard is a Level  2 Qualified Selfdefence Instructor (2018)

  • 1st Aid at work
  • Child protection and safeguarding
  • England Boxing Level 1
  • Fitness instructor level 2
  • Personal trainer level 3
  • First Dan in Kick boxing qualified

Jamie Chatwin

Jamie is a Level 2 SD  Coach and a Level One Boxing Coach . I have worked with Jamie for some years vistiting Schools and doing other projects a Great Coach .

Jason Roberts

Jason is a Level 2 Coach. He works regularly for the RSD and has Avanced DBS, Liability Insurance , Safegurading Training , First Aid Trained,

Stuart Mitchinson

Stuart is an experienced Selfdefence practitioner and a Level One Coach .

Stuart specializes in Awareness and avoidance strategies not just Physical skills with 25 years’ experience as a serving Police Officer he is vastly experienced in this field.

We are pleased to have Stuart as a member of our Team.

Paul S Taylor

Paul is a Level 1 Coach   His Military experiance will be a great assest to the Association  . He provides a great input to our Unarmed comabt Training. He is forunate enough to have trained alongside Special Forces and the Gurkhas .

Sarah Lee

Sarah is a Level 3  Selfdefence Instructor (2018)

Sarah is a vastly experienced and qualified coach and she has competed successfully at national level as a boxer in her own right. She brings commitment, ambition and drive to her work as a coach.

  • Emergency 1st Aid in sport
  • Safe guarding and child protection
  • Disability in sport
  • Boxing for fitness level 1
  • Boxing for fitness Advanced
  • Fast Pads and pad holding qualification
  • England Boxing Level 1 Assistant coach
  • England Boxing level 2 Full Coach
  • Train the Trainer qualification
  • Coaching Educator for the Midlands

 Richard Townsend

Richard is a Level one Selfdefence Instructor and successful personal Trainer.He is a welcome addition to our family.


Tamsin Chik-Bailey

Tamsin first trained with me 5 years ago (2013) at the Viking Boxing club doing Selfdefence. She is a Level 3 Qualified Instructor and a member of the Selfdefence Association. Tamsin has a real passion for making the community a better place.Her main interest is safety for Ladies and Children. Tamsin  achieved her Ladies Selfdefence Qualification in 2017.

She is also a fitness and Boxfit Instructor,

Jennifer Bool

Jen is a fully qualified Level 3 PT & L1 England Boxing Coach. She is a Level TWO  Selfdefence instructor (2018) .One of her goals is to coach people to be able to protect themselves and be safe.  She has the ability to motivate.

Martin Ladbrooke             Jason Dee    Phil Bird

Phil is 6th Dan Tomiki Aikido with the British Aikido Association and 2nd Dan Taiho Jutsu.

He has run the Knigfisher Aikido club in Redditch for nearly 40 years.Phil has been England squad coach and has traveled the world representing GB.  He has been voted sportsman of the year by Redditch Council  we are honored to have him on-board as a member of the Redditch Selfdefence Association. A great coach and friend.

Martin and Jason have now taken over the reigns and come highly recommended.


Scott  is a Level 1 Qualified SD Instructor and has participated in several Martial Arts over the years      He also studies Goshin Jutsu with the Selfdefence Association and is an assistant coach.  He is professional in his approach and is an asset to the SDA.

Master Jacqui Fisher

We are more than happy to recommend and welcome Master Jacqui Fisher She is the Chief Instructor @ ATMA  (Association of Traditional Martial Arts.) They hold regular classes in Bedworth, Nuneaton, Coventry, Kenilworth and of course Redditch. She has been involved in MA since 1982. They are a family oriented club with traditional values.

  Laura McKick Kick

John O’hare

John is the head of O’Hare Martial arts. He is an honorary member of the Selfdfefence Association.  In 2014 he won a World Kickboxing title. In the 20 years John has been practicing Martial Arts he says he has learnt discipline and respect.John has been coaching for 13 years and runs regular classes in Redditch.