Back to competitive action at HKA

Hastings Kickboxing Academy (HKA) hosted it’s first day show on Saturday July 24th at its new premises on Castleham Industrial Estate. Back to back action saw 28 bouts displaying a mixture of Kickboxing, K1 and Muay Thai. The event was attended by fighters representing clubs from eight martial arts organisations located throughout the South East, […]

First Muay Thai seminar at HKA

Last weekend Hastings Kickboxing Academy (HKA) held its first Muay Thai seminar hosted by Liam Harrison.  Carl Denne, owner and Chief Instructor at HKA said: “Liam ‘The Hitman” Harrison is one of the top English fighters in Muay Thai and Kickboxing, winning numerous World Champion titles throughout his career. “The seminar was a huge success, […]

‘High standard’ on display at HKA grading

Hastings Kickboxing Academy held its grading last weekend with over 80 students taking part. Both instructors were really impressed by the hard work and dedication shown by the students in preparation for their grading and the results have shown this with many grading to a very high standard.  During lockdown HKA moved to bigger premises […]

HKA online training session smashes its fundraising target

Adapting to survive has become the watchword of many businesses during the Covid-19 lockdowns that we have experienced in the last year. One of the business sectors hardest hit have been the independent gyms that have been forced to close choking off much needed revenues. While Chief Instructor at Hastings Kickboxing Academy (HKA) Carl Denne […]

Ready for ‘kombat’ HKA clocks up more success in Kent’s Kombat Zone

Hastings Kickboxing Academy fighters were at Kombat Zone in Kent on Sunday and a successful night it was for them too. George French once again proved his dominance in the ring winning with what his coach carl Denne described as: “…a perfectly executed body shot from the heavens. Something we have been working on over […]

Big medal haul for HKA at ICO British Open in Birmingham

Ten members of the Hastings Kickboxing Academy Fight team travelled to Birmingham to take part in the ICO British Open. It was the first time the fight team had ever taken part in an event like this and according to Chief Instructor Carl Denne the whole team put on strong performances and represented HKA extremely […]

Success after success as George piled up the wins at the weekend

On Saturday night George French made his second appearance in the Queensberry Boxing League (QBL) in a stunning venue at the Epsom racecourse. This time he was matched against a much fairer opponent John Barnard at light middleweight. After just 30 seconds of the first round George found his range and quickly took control of […]