The GMAA is based in Wrexham. We specialise in blade and empty hands self defence. The arts we teach are combat proven and highly respected. We have direct linage to GM Angel Cabales, GM Leo Giron & Sifu Dave Carnell

Jeet Kune Do

From your first lesson you are taught basic combative principles which are simple, direct and non classical. Economy of motion, body mechanics, speed, timing and aggression combined with sensitivity are core to JKD. The JKD curriculum includes:

Jun Fan Boxing

Don Chi / Lop Sau / Chi-Sau 

Trapping hands


Evasion drills

Five ways of attack

Impact training (pads/kick shields/body armour)

Wooden dummy training

Reflex drills

Grappling skills


Filipino Escrima

We teach Cabales Serrada Escrima / Giron Arnis Escrima (Bahala Na), Cadena de Mano of Max Sarmiento.


Curriculum includes:

Cabales Serrada angles 1 to 12


Cabales Serrada basics 


Lock & Block



Disarms / reversals 

Cadena de mano

Sensitivity training

Destruction entries (guntings)


Take Downs

Rapid striking with hands

Low line kicking/knee strikes

Elbows/head butts/biting and gouging



Largo Mano

Cabales Serrada Escrima Masters