About Shaolin Tigers Martial Arts – Reading and Wokingham
Shaolin Tigers Martial Arts Club is a fun, friendly and safe environment to train various martial arts from Kickboxing, Muay thai and White Collar Boxing. We also look to incorporate some wrestling and jiujitsu where practical. Whether your goal is to learn some self defense techniques, improve cardio/fitness, enhance your kickboxing or boxing skills or you simply want to relieve some stress, we can help. Both junior and adult classes are available and we offer classes every day of the week. See our website for full listing. Whether you are a complete beginner or someone who has trained before, everyone and all levels are welcome. Shaolin Tigers also offer one 2 one session or small group sessions, just contact us from more information.
About the Shaolin Tigers Name
Shaolin Kung Fu was the style that was the foundation with its chi-power training, strong stances and traditional values. The Tiger is a fast and very powerful animal. Speed and power is something all martial artist strive for hence “Shaolin Tigers” became the club name which taught the “Thai-Kick-Jitsu” system.
About the Shaolin Tigers Style
Thai-Kick-Jitsu is a complete martial art system that covers all ranges of combat including weapon training. It has taken over twenty five years to develop and is constantly growing. It has in place a grading system that allows the individual regardless of ability, gender or age to progress both mentally and physically enhancing ones life by a series of training exercises that improve the whole body’s flexibility, core strength, fitness, shape and muscle tone. Stress reduction and confidence building go hand in hand with our training regime. The fighting aspects of the system are drawn from Muay Thai (Thai Boxing), Kickboxing and Jiujitsu. Escrima Phillipino weapons also have an important part as have influences from Boxing, Shaolin Kung Fu, Aikido and Free-style Wrestling.
We practice the Thai-Kick-Jitsu system with classes throughout Berkshire and Oxfordshire. We also have a presence across the world (with clubs in U.S.A, Australia, Czech Republic, Malta, Hungary and Greece).