Self Defence Seminars at Integrity MA

Mr. Munro Sir taught a self-defence seminar at our Uddingston gym on 17th February. This session was an additional training session primarily aimed at those preparing for their black belt grading in April, but also open to those wishing to increase their knowledge in unarmed, and armed close quarters combat.

WKA Scottish Championship Results

A small team of four of our Livingston kick boxers attended the WKA Scottish Kickboxing Championships at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility in Motherwell on Saturday 9th February.

Stephanie Peden🥇LC
Jaimie Singleton 🥈PF🥉LC
Steven Mair 🥉LC
Oliwia Łoza 🥉LC

Was great to see many of our Kickboxers turning up to wish their team mates all the best during the event too.

Instructors refresh their first aid skills

Our instructors recently completed a three year Sports First Aid Course, alongside our friends from Scotia TKD, Broxburn Blackbelt Academy & Chesworth TKD. This was hosted at our Livingston gym on Sunday 3rd February. We’d like to thank Mr. Robert Mitchell and his company SEMS for taking us through the course, which keeps us up to date with our qualifications for the next three years.

Dutch Open Results

For the first time, we participated in the Dutch open at the end of January, taking a small team of competitors across to the Netherlands. For many it was their first experience of international competition. The joined 750 other competitors from 69 clubs across Europe for the one day event in Helmond, organised by Master van de Mortel.

Competing from GMAC;

Sophie Hunter
Mhairi Crookston
Donatella Fargnoli 
Declan McAvoy
Hayden McAvoy
Jaimie Singleton 
Des Anathasiadou
Scott Crookston 
Tina Crookston 
Gill Cuthbert
Lauren Watson 
Kieran Cain
Lauren McKay
Jay Jervis 

Mr McIlvaney and Mrs Singleton both umpired, whilst Hayden, Kieran, Lauren and Jay took up the coaching roles for the day.

After a busy day for the team they came 30th out of 69 clubs.

RESULTS

Patterns 

Donatella Fargnoli – BRONZE

Hayden McAvoy – BRONZE

Kieran Cain – BRONZE

Sparring

Lauren Watson – GOLD

Jaimie Singleton – SILVER

Donatella Fargnoli – SILVER

Scott Crookston – BRONZE


Well done to all those who took part.



Calendar Updated

Happy New Year!

We hope you all had a good break over the Christmas period, and are rested and ready to tackle 2019, we certainly are. There’s lots on over the next few weeks. With one of the highlights the seminar with master of power breaking and special technique Mr. Brendan Doogan from New Zealand. Don’t forget to register and book your place ASAP……link below.

http://www.gmacmartialarts.org.uk/news/break-from-the-norm-seminar-with-mr-brendan-doogan/

A number of our advanced competitors and some who are attending their first international competition are heading to the Netherlands for the Dutch Open at the end of the month. We are in the last weeks of preparation with them all attending extra trainings to keep at the top of their game ready for the 26th January.

We have started updating the calendar with events, keep an eye on this over the next few days as we add more events. Remember you can also download these straight to your phone…no excuses 🙂 As always our Facebook page will also have the events detailed there.

Awards Night Tickets Reminder

🌟🎉Party! Party!🎉🌟

A reminder that tickets are still available for our annual awards night. If you haven’t yet booked yours please do so ASAP in order to avoid disappointment. Booking form below.

INFO:

Let’s get together and celebrate the success of all our students over 2018.

For this year’s awards were doing something a little bit different to our normal.
We will be holding our Awards as a party style night with buffet instead of the usual sit down meal.  This will be held on Saturday 23rd February 2019, once again at the Almondvale Suite, in Livingston Football Stadium.

Tickets will be

  • £20 per Adult (14 yrs & over)
  • £15 per child (13 yrs & under)
  • Free Children (2 yrs & under)

We have already confirmed: our Photographer Jason Kimmings, who will take photographs of everyone on arrival, as well as snapping away over the duration of the evening. For some of last years photographs check our facebook gallery here.  We also have once again a Photo Booth, which always proves popular, as well as top entertainment from Magic Pete throughout the evening.

So save the date, it’s a night not too be missed 💃🕺🎉🙌👏🏆

Tickets should be booked online here Annual Awards Page
(please note numbers are limited, and tickets available on a first come first served basis)

BREAK from the Norm Seminar – with Mr. Brendan Doogan

As part of his European Tour, Mr Brendan Doogan (World Champion Power 2013 & New Zealand National Team Coach) is stopping off in Scotland for one day only, to share his knowledge of these awesome, and often under practised skills.

Check out some of his skills in the link below.

YouTube Clip – Mr. Brendan Doogan

Facebook event page link – all updates will be posted there.

Times & Cost

Kids up to 12 years:          10:30am – 12.30pm £15.
Adults 13 years plus:       10:30am – 3.30pm £25. (AMENDED TIME)

Places limited, secure yours today by using the booking link below.

Booking Form

Christmas Schedules Livingston & Wishaw

The Livingston & Wishaw Gyms will be closed for the Christmas Holidays from;

Sunday 23rd December 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019.

Please note there may be some pop-up classes over the Christmas break.  Keep and eye on your inbox and facebook for more details as they are finalised.