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The Forge Martial Arts Academy, Crawley
Crawley based Martial Arts trainers with a combined experience of 100 years!
Here at The Forge we train in a variety of martial arts and are extremely pleased to represent two great training names. Firstly Guro Bob Breen’s incredible 4D system and secondly Coach Greg Jackson’s MMA program,  arguably two of the planets best Martial art coaches.
Between them we cover a variety of disciplines, boxing, kick-boxing, grappling, throws and take-downs, weaponry and self defence to name a few. As a student at the Forge you can train in all of these. Our coaches are highly trained and continue to travel around the world to ensure that the very best of the martial arts is taught here at The Forge.

The Forge Curriculum


Our striking system is made up from training in a variety of arts and systems

Read more on our Forge Striking page


With the rise in popularity of the Mixed Martial Art game , The Forge Martial Arts Academy is proud to showcase our MMA classes.


The Filipino Arts offer and all round Martial art experience. Working not only empty hand skills but also a great deal with weaponry.

Self Protection

This area of our training comes away from the sport and competitive side of Martial Arts and focuses solely on real life encounters.

Wolf Pack

Our kids classes are great fun and full of life. We normally start them from about the age of 5 and go up to about 12 years old.


Our full fitness program is coming soon

You will be able to train in the latest methods, techniques and strategies keeping you at the forefront of the martial arts and self defence.

We cater for all types of students, whether you wish to compete or simply train for fitness and enjoyment, we can help you achieve your goals.

We grade all our students so you can see your own growth and progression each week and workout to workout.


Classes are available every day in the evenings and Sun during the day

Our full timetable can be seen here

In 2020 we are looking to launch both evening and weekend childrens classes. We would like to get an idea of interest in these classes so please contact us to let us know and we will keep in contact to let you know the launch date.

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4D Combat Seminar with Bob Breen 2020

4D Combat Bob Breen Seminar

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The Forge Martial Arts Academy
Hut 22, Tilgate Recreation Centre
Tilgate, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 9BQ