Here are Long's Blackbelt Schools we would like you to "try before you buy". Come down, train, enjoy and get fit. All we ask is you contact us and let us know as we can book you in to an appropriate lesson. To find out more, visit our free trial page
Heworth Martial Arts is a Long's Black Belt gyms located in the centre of York. Long's Black Belt Schools have been teaching martial arts at the community centre for over 6 years and lessons continues to grown in popularity.
Long's Black Belt Schools' Heworth club is a family friendly club which has lots of families who train with us. Lead instructor Mark Long oversees all lessons and is currently a member of the WAKO Great Britain team.
Our Heworth club caters for all different skill levels for a wide range of ages.
Our lessons are a mixture of high tempo cardio workout with the technique and skills of martial arts. Each lesson consists of a warm up, skill / technique work and finishes with a fast paced burnout. More advanced members can then take part in light sparring.
|Little Dragons||Children Aged 3 to 6|
|Ninja Kids||Children Aged 7 to 12|
|Adult Kickboxing||For adults aged 12+|
We also offer a range of private lessons, aimed for those wanting to advance their skills in a one-to-one environment. This can be arranged privately with a member of our instructor team
New members are always welcome, but all we ask is you let us know in advance so our instructors have time to plan and prepare for your arrival. To do so, please fill in the free trial form at the bottom of this page and one of our instructors will call you to arrange a suitable time. Alternatively, please call 0800 069 9305 to talk to us directly.
We do not insist on long term contracts or high joining fees, we simply ask that you purchase your martial arts insurance and training kit after your free trial and pay your rolling monthly fee. If you would like more information about the insurance required or the monthly fees, please feel free to contact us.
If you are interesting in joining us for a free training session, please use the map to get directions. Please remember to let us know before you turn up, to help us allocate and plan for numbers.
Simply put in your postcode and we will be able to direct you to our Heworth gym.
The combination of learning new skills; techniques to protect yourself and your loved ones; meeting new people and being positively motivated all increases your confidence tremendously.
A study done by the Harvard Medical School found that people who participated in cardio-kickboxing were able to burn upto 888 calories every hour.
Kickboxing improves self-esteem because it allows you feel good about yourself in many areas. You are able to improve your body while learning self-defence moves at the same time.