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BACT + Beyond Black Belt & BCA to deliver classes that pack a punch!


THANKS to funding from Staffordshire County Council young people from Across East Staffordshire will be able to take part in unique mixed martial arts classes FREE of charge.

Beyond Black Martial Arts based in Hawkins Lane Burton have joined forces with Burton Albion Community Trust and the Burton Caribbean Association to deliver classes they hope will have real punch.

The three organisations will deliver weekly mixed martial arts classes across East Staffordshire starting this April the classes will be suitable for anyone aged 11 years and older, any gender and all abilities levels are welcome.

Staffordshire County Council’s funding means the classes will be FREE of charge, there is no need to book and attendees will need no specialist equipment.

Delivery of classes will take place as set out below:

Tuesday 4:30PM – 6:30PM Burton Caribbean Association

5pm – 6pm (7 – 13 years)

6pm – 7pm (13 years and over)

Beyond Black Belt Martial Arts Centre
Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Heath Road Community Centre Uttoxeter

Kev Ayre Beyond Black Belt Owner said “the classes will be a great release from the stresses of school and teenage life. Classes with BBB are always fun! And our students have a blast striving for excellence.”

“We’re really thankful to Staffordshire County Council and pleased to be working with Burton Caribbean Association and Burton Albion Community Trust using them to deliver classes in local communities, teaching young people to make good decisions, staying safe and being successful in life.”

For more info on the programme please see the above timetable and also the flyers below with all relevant information on the sessions. Also visit or call John Widdowson on 01283 565938

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