The Academy

Established in the City of Plymouth for over 10 years, Masters Academy is we believe, the South West’s premier, professional, full time martial arts training centre. Our 4,000 square ft Academy is located on Rendle Street, Plymouth and offers;

Two fully matted and equipped training studios
Male and female changing and shower facilities
Baby changing area
Coffee bar and seating area
Martial arts pro-shop
Reception area
Warm, friendly, enthusistic staff
Fitness screening
Functional movement screening
Pre hab & re-hab training for injury prevention & rehabilitation
Diet & nutrition advice
Classes for children
Classes for teens
Classes for adults
We believe that we offer the widest range of martial arts and fitness training for all ages and abilities. We pride ourselves in offering high quality,  training based on traditional values which are taught through modern teaching methods. We are right at the cutting edge of the martial arts industry.

The Academy has been operating in the City of Plymouth for over 10 years and is owned by internationally recognised martial arts instructor and two times “Hall of Fame” Inductee Grandmaster Anton St’James, BJJ Champion Tom Barlow and Taekwondo Black Belt Shikui (Andy) Wu backed up by a team of black belt instructors and dedicated coaching assistants. Additional staff include; Sandra-Lee Benwell (Academy Manager & Child Protection Officer) and Sam Tippett (Academy Programme Consultant).

In addition to offering what we believe to be the very best martial arts training facility in the South West all of our Instructors are required to undergo Emergency First Aid Training, those instructors involved in the teaching of children undergo CRB Checks & Child Abuse Awareness Training and all instructors and coaching staff are fully insured through TL Risk Solutions underwritten by Alianze PLC. In addition all academy coaching staff undergo continuous Instructor Education and are required to complete our own in-house Certified Instructor Training Programme.

Master St’James Black Belt Academy is a member of the National Education System for Training (NEST) and is an accredited learning provider for the National Organisation “Children’s University”. We also offer the highly inovative and exciting  children’s character education programme “Bright, Confident Kids” a ground breaking life skills programme for children.

We are confident that you won’t find a better, more professionally run school anywhere in the South West.

Call us today and find out why we believe Master St’James Black Belt Academy is the NUMBER ONE destination in the South West for MMA, Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Thai Boxing, Filipino Eskrima, Combat Submission Wrestling, Children’s Martial Arts, Self-Defence, Fitness, Martial Arts and much, much more!

Call NOW! on: 01752 262233