Sensei izzie Kirk
Chief Instructor
4th Dan

  • Izzie is a highly patient instructor with superb technical knowledge, extensive teaching experience and lightening fast reactions.
  • Began training 14 years ago with N.A.S.S.K.C. (under Patrick Scantlebury), instructed by Master M.T. Middleton, and continued training with Middleton at his new club, until November 2015.
  • Started her own sessions in January 2009 initially as a subsidiary class.
  • KBOX Kickboxing Academy became independent on January 1st 2016.

Essential Certificates:
  • DBS Enhanced Disclosure cleared 
  • Instructor's insurance
  • Students' insurance
  • St. John's Ambulance First Aid certificate

Other associated Certifications/ Awards:

  • Certificates in understanding autism and ADHD (Derby University)
  • Diploma ADHD Awareness
  • Safeguarding Children Certificate
  • Sport Nutrition Certificate

  • Karate Kickboxing Intense Defence System -Dedictaion to Martial Arts (2 years) 2008/9
  • Kickboxing Coaches Award 2009
  • Business Development Award


Sensei Mark Grosse
4th Dan

  • Mark has vast, successful World competition experience with a plethora of trophies.