About The Black Belt Foundation

Developing Champions for Life

The Black Belt Foundation are members of Martial Arts Of Great Britain and members of the International KAPAP association.

All of our instructors are recognised and registered with BMABA & IKA and are fully insured. Every instructor holds a first aid certificate and has been DBS screened, to ensure you or your child are in the safest hands possible when you begin or continue your martial arts training.  

We welcome all children from the age 3 and up, and adults of all physical fitness levels. Our instructors will learn your individual goals and provide you with the support and guidance you need to achieve them.

We offer over 60 classes per month, ranging from the youngest preschool groups of ages 3+ to Adults, Ladies only classes and the only MA facility specialising in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities classes.

The Black Belt Foundation offer something that the community of Chorley, if not the North West, can be proud of.

DAVID WHITESIDE PRINCIPAL

Founded by David Whiteside with over 40 years martial arts experience as a 6th Dan Traditional Ju-Jitsu and 4th Dan Israeli recognised Kapap / Krav Maga (you don’t find many of those in the UK) Instructor has led the Martial Arts school from the ground up and the school continues strong growth year on year based on the huge popularity of our classes.

With aspirations to grow our Kapap / Krav Maga affiliation programme around the UK directly linked to Moshe Galesko founder of IKA (international Kapap Association) and BMABA (British Martial Arts & Boxing Association). 

MODERN STUDIO

The Black Belt Foundation is destined to become the most recognised and highly skilled Martial Arts Schools in the United Kingdom.

With a full time facility based in Chorley, complete with a full matted training area, large parents viewing area, changing facilities, parking and much more – come and join our Martial Arts family!

We’re proud to raise the bar for Martial Arts Training for Chorley, Preston and Leyland.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Our mission is to provide Quality practical martial arts and self-defence solutions but also to help as many people as possible to improve their self-confidence and personal development through our tried and tested processes as the vehicle to personnel success.

Specialising in Jiu Jitsu and Krav Maga, we aim to provide incredible Martial Arts, Fitness and Self-defence training at every step of the way.

OUR MOTTO

Our motto is “Developing Champions for Life” and we help all ages make better decisions for the future, become more self-confident, and develop into successful well rounded individuals, giving parents and practitioners increased peace of mind when it comes to ensuring that they have the best Martial Arts education for their child or themselves. 

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