UNIT 1 FITNESS & MARTIAL ARTS

Chesterfield’s leading fitness and martial arts facility

Providing a wide range of classes that include karate, kickboxing and fitness classes such as Boxercise and Strong by Zumba. We offer classes for women only, children and families, and welcome beginners and experienced martial artists alike.

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ABOUT

UNIT 1

Unit1 Martial Arts Fitness was started by Dave Cartawick, 5th Dan and founder of the British Karate and Kickboxing Association (BKKA). Based in a large, purpose-built premises near to Chesterfield town centre, Unit 1 has gone from strength to strength over the past few years and now offers a wide range of martial arts and fitness classes throughout the week and across the weekend.

Unit 1's approach to learning martial arts is simple: we welcome everyone, whatever your goals or level of fitness. Most of our coaches walked through the doors of Unit 1 as beginners themselves and know what it is like to take that first step, so you will always be welcomed with a friendly smile and encouraged to develop at your own pace.

As a member of Unit 1, you will be taught by fully qualified and experienced coaches who will aim to develop your confidence, flexibility and fitness through disciplined training under controlled and supervised conditions.

ABOUT

UNIT 1

Unit1 Martial Arts Fitness was started by Dave Cartawick, 5th Dan and founder of the British Karate and Kickboxing Association (BKKA). Based in a large, purpose-built premises near to Chesterfield town centre, Unit 1 has gone from strength to strength over the past few years and now offers a wide range of martial arts and fitness classes throughout the week and across the weekend.

Unit 1's approach to learning martial arts is simple: we welcome everyone, whatever your goals or level of fitness. Most of our coaches walked through the doors of Unit 1 as beginners themselves and know what it is like to take that first step, so you will always be welcomed with a friendly smile and encouraged to develop at your own pace.

As a member of Unit 1, you will be taught by fully qualified and experienced coaches who will aim to develop your confidence, flexibility and fitness through disciplined training under controlled and supervised conditions.

UNIT 1 FITNESS & MARTIAL ARTS

Our Fitness Classes

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Martial Arts

From basic self-defence, weapons training or to learn a martial art for competitive reasons, there’s an option available for you.

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Boxercise

A fitness class based on boxing techniques that works the whole body

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Strong By Zumba

A Hit based class incorporating punches, kicks and core work all synced to the beat of the music. 

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Mini Trampoline Fitness

Trampoline fitness fun that works the whole body to chart classics

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Legs, Bums & Tums

A low impact class targeting those stubborn areas.

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Fitness Pilates

A relaxing class working on core and back strengthen as well as flexibility and posture.

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Ten3s

Boxing inspired workout consisting of TEN x3 minutes rounds. 

UNIT 1 FITNESS & MARTIAL ARTS

Our Instructors

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Dave Cartawick

Head coach, founder of the BKKA, 5th Dan in Wado Ryu Karate and over 38 years of experience in martial arts. Dave has coached international champions and teams and has trained over 50 students to elite black belt level.

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Adam Goodison

Adam started martial arts at the age of 28 and has since become a black belt and opened his own club in Huddersfield.
He now enjoys giving back what he has learned to the next generation of martial artists.

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Jo Boulter

Jo began training under Dave Cartawick in 1999 after trying a range of different martial arts. She found that Wado Ryu Karate suited her and has now progressed to the level of 2nd Dan black belt and instructor at Unit

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Sarah Thorpe

Sarah began martial arts training in 2003. She enjoys the confidence and level of fitness this gives her and now passes on these skills as a Unit 1 instructor.

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Luke Barker

Luke began a martial arts career back in 1994. For the majority of that time he trained very hard and gained some reputable success. He gained his 1st Dan in 2006.

Steve Whitehead

Steve Whitehead

Steve has trained and competed in Wado Ryu karate and boxing since the age of ten, so it is clear to see this as been a lifelong passion of his.

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Hannah Kendall

I have always enjoyed being active and have been involved in fitness for the majority of my life. I was part of many sports and fitness clubs throughout school, college and into my adult life.

HOW TO FIND US

Unit 1 Fitness & Martial Arts
Brimington Road,
Chesterfield,
S41 7UW
(behind the car wash)

OUR CLASSES

  • Martial Arts

  • Fitness Pilates

  • Ten3s

  • Boxercise

  • Strong By Zumba

  • Mini Trampoline

  • Legs Bums & Tums

  • Personal Training

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