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Shaking Fist Chinese Boxing Association

Club Name

Shaking Fist Chinese Boxing Association


Martial Arts Style

Kung Fu


Training Locations

The Scout Headquarters, (next to the Dolphin pub), 156 Long Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1AE

Attleborough Sports Club, Marston Lane, Attleborough Town Centre, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4RL 


Training Times

Friday (Atherstone): 6:30pm - 7:30pm (Please arrive by 6:15pm for registration)

Sunday (Nuneaton): 6:55pm - 8pm (Please arrive by 6:30pm for registration) 


Additional Information

Master John Holden has trained in Shaolin Gung Fu since 1972 and has been to Hong Kong and China training. He has attained the grade of 7th degree Black Sash with the British Amateur Martial Association, WAKO and is Head and Founder of the Shaolin Fist Chinese Boxing Association.  

Classes are mainly self defence bias with traditional Kung fu. Weapons, pressure point training and massage are included.

Gradings are conducted by Master John and  his team of Black Sashes when students are ready. There is no set time limit for gradings (ie not every three months,  some students can take one year to complete first grading syllabus). Students are all vetted for one month before  being allowed to join the Association. Each new student is given a booklet that describes learning syllabus for each grade. The atmosphere at the club is friendly but disciplined. Master John has taught Womens Self Defence for Warwick County Council and also Combat Self Defence for the Army.

Men, women and children over the age of five  are all welcome.



Tel: Master John - 07971 046968 

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