Why are the Warrior Academy voted top 5 in the UK?

There’s a lot of choice out there for parents when it comes to finding an excellent club for your child in Wiltshire, Somerset and Bath. We believe parents want to be part of a close knit community that makes a real impact in their child’s life, that their child sticks with for many years, a club that can help them grow in confidence and give them to tools to navigate difficult transitions on their road to adulthood. 

We accept new students 4 times per year and our November intake week is coming up on 26th November! In this post, we’d like to highlight how we are different to the many options out there:


We are proud to say we’ve been voted TOP 5 IN THE UK, not just for Martial arts… but in ALL activities for children aged 4 to 12 – What’s on 4 Kids Awards 2018. 



Small Classes, kept personal! – Our delight capacity is 19 students – most clubs do not have a strict class capacity. Parents want to send their children to a club/class where their personal needs are met and there is plenty of one on one attention. We’ve moulded our classes around this. 



 Professional (full time!), world class instructors. Our team are not part time and we are active competitors, this is a huge differentiator to the norm in martial arts clubs. 



Our Head Instructor is a published, best selling author in the area of Character Development for young people. He’s also an international, professional competitor and instructor – teaching thousands of students around the world (currently Dubai). read more here ==> 




Many of our members come from Military areas (Salisbury/Amesbury). We’ve signed our pledge to the ‘Covenant’. This means we publicly recognise the work our Forces do and have special measures to look after them in our clubs, including a *New* Special discount for military families! read more here ==> https://www.warrioracademy.co.uk/supporting-the-military/



We have a huge focus on community. It’s step one of The Warrior Method. We have partnered with Julia’s House to provide year-long scholarships to siblings of children who are terminally ill as well as scholarships to students who have been bullied or going through a difficult transition in life (school/home). 



We looked at the data and our students stay with us 6+ years on average! That’s a huge difference to the majority of club options – it’s down to our structure and our close-knit community :). 



We have 45+ AGE SPECIFIC CLASSES to choose from, and it’s constantly growing! You can see a list of our classes here: https://www.warrioracademy.co.uk/clubs



We run 3 very popular ‘In-House Warrior Competitions’ and regularly take students to the English championships. Lot’s of opportunity! Check out our comps here:  https://www.warrioracademy.co.uk/warriorcomps



We only have 4 Intakes per year so we can focus on NEW students at specific times and look after current MEMBERS all year. 



We have worked hard to develop the perfect introduction for new members. This includes a 20 minute goal setting vall where we really get to know your child. We introduce you to our methodology and talk about what to expect. We then provide you with a start date and a 2 month trial which includes a uniform. In the first 2 months we work hard to distinguish your child’s breakthrough area, Confidence, Conduct or Concentration. By focusing on bringing all three to a high level we make remarkable transformations to each childs life – with the goal of developing a Black Belt Character. You can book your introduction with us here ==> www.warrioracademy.co.uk/trial








We have a highly structured programme that takes our students on a journey from White Belt to Black Belt. It’s been designed to perfectly align with the challenges students face as they develop including helping them transition from primary to secondary school, overcome bullying, prepare for adult life and much more. Check it out here ==>








The 4 Step Warrior Method has been published int he Amazon Best Seller ‘The Warrior Method’, written by our Head Instructor Sebastian Bates. This is our methodology for developing character in young people. It’s had incredible results with over 5,000 students in the UK and has resulted in our programme becoming highly sought after not just in the UK but abroad as well. In November 2018 Sebastian traveled to Dubai where several schools had invited him to teach his methodology to over 1,000 students.  The goal of the methodology is to develop each childs Confidence, Conduct and Concentation, giving them a Black Belt Mindset and setting them up for a compelling life as an adult.
You can read more about the 4 steps: 1) Community, 2) Inspire, 3) Challenge, 4) Lead …

here ==> https://www.warrioracademy.co.uk/overview/




We provide year-long courses as Assistant Instructors which guarantees our teenagers a paid job with us! For many of our students, this opens up a whole new opportunity for a career in martial arts and provides the perfect transition to adulthood.

Read more here ==> https://www.warrioracademy.co.uk/instructors/


We want to teach our students that they can make a GLOBAL Impact. So every time our students do a trial, become a member or go to a competition we donate to charities around the world. We’ve already impacted 1000’s of families around the world, read more here ==> https://www.warrioracademy.co.uk/impact/

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In our special community we have 14 volunteers, selected across 2000 parents whose children train in our clubs. Each represent a different location. We hold regular meetings to help improve and develop our classes and programme. Some of our BEST ideas and innovations have come from our Warrior Parents! Your child’s classes are moulded around the feedback of other parents… read more here ==> https://www.warrioracademy.co.uk/ambassadors/


👩‍👧 THE FEEDBACK ‎‍👩‍👧

Feedback from our members is vital to our development and to ensure we are giving the ultimate experience to our Warrior Families. In 2017 we interviewed over 1500 parent’s who had been through our programme. Here’s the feedback:

✅ 100% saw an increase in CONFIDENCE!

✅ 100% saw an increase in FOCUS, which resulted in an average improvement in school grades of 23%..

✅ 93% of parents even said STRESS levels at home were noticeably decreased due to improvements in their child’s behaviour!

A special offer to join our clubs:

We’d love to offer you a special, introduction that will make a huge impact in your child’s life. To find out simply click  here to book in a call with us today ===> https://www.warrioracademy.co.uk/trial/




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