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We are the only official representatives of the Randy Williams Close Range Combat Academy in the UK. We teach Wing Chun in Derby, Leicester and Cheltenham.

The purpose of this site is to introduce The Academy, the art of Wing Chun and also to provide details of your nearest CRCA UK club.

To find out when the next beginners classes start, click here.

 

Derby Club closed on 16th Dec

The Derby class will be closed on 16th Dec. We will be open as normal on the 23rd Dec.

Christmas Closures

Classes will be closed over the Christmas period as follows:
- Derby closed on 30th December
- Leicester closed on 25th December and 1st January

Beginners Dates Announced

Dates for the next beginners classes have been announced as follows:
- Derby: 3rd February 2015
- Leicester: 5th February 2015

Please see here for more information or contact us.

As usual there will be a 6 week window starting from the above dates in which you can join the classes.

Gavin Blackburn - New Chief Instructor of CRCA UK

We are pleased to announce that Gavin Blackburn has been reappointed as Chief Instructor of CRCA UK. Gavin is a long time student and friend of Sifu Randy Williams and was responsible for building the original CRCA presence in the UK. Gavin stepped down as Chief Instructor 5 years ago but has always remained part of the CRCA.

Jason Clarke was Gavin's successor. He himself has now decided to step down but also to leave the CRCA altogether. We would like to thank Jason for many years of dedication and hard work. We remain good friends and wish him every success in the future.

Randy Williams Long Eaton Seminar 11th and 12th October

As most of you are aware the founder of CRCA Sifu Randy Williams will be holding his annual 2 day seminar with us this coming October.

The dates and subjects are:
- Saturday October 11th: Knife defence, chokes, take-downs and other emergency techniques
- Sunday October 12th: Groundfighting and empty hand form practice

The running times are 10am until 5pm with breaks.

It will be held at the Long Eaton class Dojo at The Martial Arts Centre, Field Farm Road, Long Eaton, NG10 3FZ.

The price is £45 for one day and £70 for the 2 days.

Beginners Dates Announced

Dates for the next beginners classes have been announced as follows:
- Long Eaton: 15th September
- Derby: 16th September
- Nottingham: 18th September

Please see here for more information or contact us.

As usual there will be a 6 week windows starting from the above dates in which you can join the classes.

Hip Hop vs Martial Arts Part 2 by Sanjay Jalporte

Our Leicester instructor, Sanjay Jalporte wrote this essay about two of his main interests - Wing Chun and Hip Hop, and the similarities between them. He's now followed that up with another article on the same subject. Check it out here.

Leicester Beginners Class

The next beginners class at Leicester will commence on 18th June. As usual there will be a 6 week window starting from this date in which you can join the class.

Please see here for more information or contact us.

Siu Leem Tau Seminar on 5th April

On Saturday 5 April CRCA Leicester instructor Sanjay Jalporte will be holding a Siu Leem Tau seminar.

Read on for details...

The Iron Palm 108 108

Jason and a few others are taking on the challenge of the Iron Palm "108 108". Read on for a message from Jason which explains what that is. Maybe you'd like to join in yourself?

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